News and articles related to products listed on stock exchanges.

Outcome of Securities Market Structure and Practices Review

Six months ago, MAS and SGX issued a consultation paper on some changes to enhance orderly trading and transparency of stocks on SGX. A couple of days ago, they released the results of the consultation: MAS and SGX Issue Response to Consultation on the Review of the Securities Market Structure and Practices If you like […]

Feedback to Review of Securities Market Structure and Practices

This is the feedback that I submitted for the the public consultation : Review of Securities Market Structure and Practices Question 1: MAS and SGX seek views on:  (i) the proposed concept of a minimum trading price as a continuing listing requirement for issuers listed on the Mainboard. The minimal trading price proposal is unnecessary and […]

Alignment of Names of Shares in Trading Counter and CDP

Starting from today, SGX will standardise how shares of listed companies are identified on their trading counters and on investors’ Central Depository (CDP) statements. This will make it easier for investors to recognise the names of the companies they are invested in. This initiative only affects ordinary shares. Both the company’s stock code and legal […]

New Order Types on SGX

Singapore Exchange (SGX) will be enhancing the types of orders for the stock market from 31 March 2014. This is a good catch-up by SGX as some of these orders are already commonly available on the exchanges of other more developed markets. The enhancements will offer investors more flexibility and convenience in their trading. The […]

SGX Circuit Breaker to Start

On 24 February 2014, SGX will add circuit breakers as a new market safeguard. The reason for introducing circuit breakers is given as: In the event of rapid price movements, investors may not have time to make informed decisions when they trade. Given that the circuit breaker cooling-off period only lasts for 5 minutes, I […]