|Bid||57.82 x 0|
|Ask||57.89 x 0|
|Day's range||57.72 - 58.07|
|52-week range||50.98 - 71.43|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.43|
|PE ratio (TTM)||7.04|
|Earnings date||05 Mar 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.88 (1.52%)|
|Ex-dividend date||22 Aug 2019|
|1y target est||67.01|
Tessa Keswick was on honeymoon in Beijing in 1985 with Henry, chairman of Hong Kong conglomerate Jardine Matheson. Was this the moment, he wondered, for his company to expand into communist China? To gain insight, the couple arranged a dinner with the British ambassador in Beijing, Sir Richard Evans.
* China reports 5,000 new virus cases, ship disembarks in Cambodia * The Philippine index leads declines, down up to 0.7% * Oil prices set for first weekly gain in six, lift Thai index * Singapore set for biggest weekly gain in over 3 months By Arundhati Dutta Feb 14 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday as renewed doubts about the scale of coronavirus outbreak spooked investors, while the Thai index rose with its prominent energy sector gaining as oil prices extended their week-old recovery. Financial markets have hinged on virus headlines through the week and rallied at any sign of infections easing.
The viral outbreak, which claimed almost 640 lives, continued to grip markets. China was confident it could defeat the epidemic with no long-term economic consequences, Xi told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, according to state television. Customs office in China - the region's biggest trading partner - said on Friday that it will not issue preliminary trade data for January but would combine it with February numbers.
* China markets recover after a $400 bln wipeout * Singapore index posts best session since Sept. 11, 2019 * Malaysian equities set to snap 10 sessions of losses By Shruti Sonal Feb 4 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rebounded on Tuesday, tracking a recovery in China stocks amid official efforts to calm virus fears, while surprise strength in U.S. manufacturing activity also lent support. The Shangai Composite index recovered some lost ground, following a $400 billion wipeout on Monday, after China said it would welcome assistance from the United States to fight a coronavirus outbreak. Analysts believe that the slowing rate of new confirmed cases outside China will help mitigate investor anxiety.
* Singapore shares logs worst session since Aug 2019 * Singapore Airlines closes at near 17-year low * Thai stocks end lower for seventh straight session By Arpit Nayak Jan 28 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian shares tumbled on Tuesday and Singapore stocks fell the most after the city-state said the coronavirus outbreak in China, its biggest trading partner, would bruise its economy this year. The massive jump in outbound Chinese tourists since 2002, the fact that the coronavirus is infectious during incubation and its unknown origins are the most worrisome factors, said Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, in a note. Singapore stocks pared early losses to close about 1.8% lower, with lender DBS Group Holdings shedding more than 1.3% and conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings JARD.SI down about 1.9%.
* Singapore posts biggest intraday pct drop since May 2019 * Conglomerate Jardine Matheson slips 4.5% to one-month low * Malaysia down for sixth session, Malaysia Airports slumps By Arpit Nayak Jan 28 (Reuters) - Singapore shares lost 3% on Tuesday, their biggest intraday drop in more than eight months, after the city-state said the coronavirus outbreak would hit its economy this year. Wall Street equities tumbled overnight as China stepped up preventive measures, imposed travel restrictions and extended the Lunar New Year holidays to limit the spread of the virus. Doubts have emerged whether Beijing can contain the virus that has spread to more than 10 countries as the death toll in China rose rapidly to 106 from 81 a day earlier.
* Worries about China virus grow ahead of Lunar New Year * Data shows Singapore inflation picked up slightly in Dec * Indonesia's central bank keeps interest rates unchanged * Philippine cenbank says 7% growth attainable in 2020 By Soumyajit Saha Jan 23 (Reuters) - Most Southeast stock markets ended lower on Thursday as mounting concerns of a coronavirus outbreak in China sapped confidence, while the Philippine index marked its best session in more than three months as traders picked up beaten-down stocks. Investors remained anxious about the spread of the virus as China ordered a lockdown on Wuhan, a central Chinese city of 11 million people, ahead of the travel-heavy Chinese New Year holiday. Leading losses in the region, Singapore shares hit their lowest close in two weeks with United Overseas Bank falling 0.7% and conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings dropping 1.5%.
* Singapore closes at over 2-month high * Indonesia rises for fourth straight session * China Dec exports up 7.6% y/y, beats forecast By Sameer Manekar Jan 14 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Tuesday, underpinned by optimism on the imminent signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the United States and China, with Singapore leading gains lifted by the industrial sector. Under the terms of the trade deal to be signed on Wednesday in Washington, China has pledged to buy nearly $80 billion worth of additional manufactured goods from the United States over the next two years, and would also buy more than $50 billion more in energy supplies, a source told Reuters on Monday.
Major U.S. indexes closed at record highs on Monday, while MSCI's world shares gauge scaled an all-time peak on Tuesday, boosted by the trade deal optimism. Giving more details about the trade deal document, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday the language translation was almost completed and would be made public on Wednesday, just prior to the signing ceremony. Aiding sentiment further, the U.S. Treasury Department on Monday dropped China's designation as a currency manipulator, seen widely as a symbol of goodwill for Chinese officials.
* Philippines ends at a three-week low * Singapore recovers most of its early losses * Vietnam slips to over six-month low By Sameer Manekar Jan 8 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian equities slumped on Wednesday, with Thailand taking the biggest hit, as investors scurried from riskier assets due to rising tensions in the Middle East after Iran fired rockets at U.S.-led forces in Iraq. Financials and industrials were among the top drags on the index, with Kasikornbank Pcl and Airports of Thailand losing 2.1% and 1%, respectively. Iran fired more than a dozen missiles against at least two Iraqi facilities hosting U.S.-led coalition personnel.
* China exports shrink for fourth consecutive month * Thailand posts ninth straight session of falls * Malaysia snaps 2 sessions of gains By Arundhati Dutta Dec 9 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian markets weakened on Monday, as worries over poor economic data from China offset Wall Street cheer on strong U.S. jobs data, while investors buckled in for a crucial week of trade negotiations. Chinese exports eased for the fourth straight month in November, implying that the 17-month long trade standoff with the United States was weighing on Southeast Asia's largest trading partner. "China's insistence for U.S. tariff rollbacks remains a critical redline, " DBS Group Research wrote in a note.