|Bid||2.0600 x 0|
|Ask||2.0500 x 0|
|Day's range||2.0100 - 2.0900|
|52-week range||1.4600 - 2.4800|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.69|
|PE ratio (TTM)||11.58|
|Earnings date||23 Apr 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.04 (1.82%)|
|Ex-dividend date||29 Apr 2020|
|1y target est||1.68|
* Pharma shipments lift Singapore April exports * Thailand posts 1.8% drop in Q1 GDP vs estimate of 4% decline * Philippine shares fall to their lowest since April 28 By Pranav A K May 18 (Reuters) - Singapore shares gained on Monday after the city-state reported a rise in annual exports, while most Southeast Asian stock markets tracked global equities to inch higher on renewed optimism as more countries eased lockdown restrictions and reopened their economies. Asian shares outside Japan edged up 0.2%, while E-Mini futures for the U.S. S&P 500 added 1.1%, even as China said it opposed the latest U.S. rules against Huawei . Singapore's benchmark index rose 0.8%, as annual exports rose for the third straight month in April, bolstered by a sharp rise in pharmaceutical shipments, according to official data.
* U.S. announces $8.3 billion emergency spending to combat virus * Thai stocks hit 1-week high * Lower-than-expected Philippine, Thai inflation boosts rate cut prospects By Shruti Sonal March 5 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged up on Thursday, tracking a surge on Wall Street as robust U.S. economic data, more policy stimulus and Joe Biden's strong showing in the Democratic primary contests boosted sentiment. Services sector activity in the United States jumped to a one-year high in February, data showed, and the House of Representatives passed a $8.3 billion emergency spending to combat the coronavirus outbreak. "The prospect of the Fed starting a global easing cycle... and ramped up U.S. fiscal firepower to fight COVID-19 were catalysts for equity markets to front-run economic relief", Vishnu Varathan, a senior economist at Mizuho Bank, said in a note.
* Coronavirus death toll crosses 350 * Markets track China stocks lower after Lunar New Year break * Malaysian shares hit their lowest since Aug 2015 By Shruti Sonal Feb 3 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stocks fell on Monday, with the Vietnam index losing nearly 5%, as mounting fears over a virus outbreak drove a steep sell-off in Chinese stocks after markets reopened following extended holidays for the Lunar New Year. The death toll from the new coronavirus in China's central province of Hubei rose by 56 to 350 on Monday, state television said, citing official figures. In a bid to support the economy, the central bank of China - the region's biggest trading partner - unexpectedly cut interest rates on reverse repurchase agreements and pledged to inject $174 billion of liquidity into markets.
The deal marks Ascendas REIT's entry into the United States, where it is buying 28 business parks located in Raleigh, Portland and San Diego. It plans to fund the acquisition mainly through a S$1.3 billion rights issue and loan facilities.
S-REITs, in general, has so far made a strong showing which came on the back of growing investor interest that arose from the uncertain outlook of US-China trade war. As we re-enter the phase of escalating tensions and rising tariffs, investors may once again look to S-REITs in hunt for higher yields and stability.