Weekly Technical view on STI
Support 1: 3339
Support 2: 3325
Support 3: 3200
Resistance 1: 3456
Resistance 2: 3480
Resistance 3: 3495
Market Forecast for week ahead: The trend of market is expected to be bullish for next week. Currently we have seen unusual volatility in markets due to Federal Reserve meeting. We may see bullish really in next week trading session because it has taken rebound from 3374 and we may expect that it will reach up to 3456.
STRAIT TIMES WEEKLY WRAP
CHANGE (In Points): +49.67
% CHANGE: 0.14%
Technical Indicators: RSI is at 57 and CCI is at 54.
- Oil touched its lowest level since 2009, dragging Asian energy shares down amid increased projections for US production. The dollar weakened from its strongest in more than a decade to major peers ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting.
- Singapore's anti-trust regulator blocked a takeover for the first time when it provisionally ruled last week that Malaysian IHH Healthcare Bhd's planned purchase of a local unit of India's Fortis Healthcare would lessen competition.
- SGX on issued a trade with caution regarding Civmec Limited, an investment holding company that provides heavy engineering and construction services to resources and infrastructure sectors in Australia.
- Bank of Singapore said that rate hike by the Fed in September now looks more probable, with the US central bank pushing back expectations for the path of rate increases over the coming couple of years.
- Blumont Group is planning a rights cum warrants issue to raise about $27 million in net proceeds if the rights shares are fully subscribed.
- Oil resumed its slump after rallying from the lowest price in six years as focus returned to record supply in the US, the world's biggest consumer.
- Gold rose to its highest in nearly two weeks on after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a slower pace of interest rate hike and gave a cautious outlook for the U.S. economy.
- The Federal Reserve opened the door to the first interest-rate increase in almost a decade, while also indicating it will go slowly once it gets started.
- Singapore-listed Noble Group's 30 per cent share-slump over the past month has thrust it on to the radar screens of Asian companies that want a bigger clout in global commodities trading.
- BLACKROCK Inc, an associate of Keppel Corp, made a series of dealings on Keppel Land shares on Thursday.It purchased 7,000 shares at S$4.55 apiece and sold a total of 48,100 shares at prices ranging from S$4.53 to S$4.55 per share.
- Singapore's financial regulator will work with commodity exchanges, investors and producers to support the development of the city-state as a trading center, including the expansion of clearing houses in Asia.