Singapore Exchange (SGX), the country's paramount exchange operator, encompassing the previous three-month period at the exchange - the latest metrics incurred a slight decline relative to the year prior, largely impacted by volatility, per a group filing.
Expenses fell 3% to S$99.7 million, mainly due to lower volume related processing and royalties and professional fees. Revenue from its market data and connectivity business jumped 13 per cent to S$24.4 million. Continued positive momentum in the equities market following the US Presidential Election last November contributed to the higher level of trading activity, with increased participation from both retail and institutional customers. SGX is maintaining its quarterly dividend payout of five Singapore cents per share.
Loh said that although sentiment had improved, positive outcomes on US economic policies will be important to sustain trading activities.
Arkansas courts block resumption of executions
Two executions are set for Thursday, followed by another double execution Monday and a single execution April 27. The state described the inmates' challenge as a last-minute delay that would "manipulate the judicial process".
Pence affirms US commitment to reining in North Korea
Pence's Japanese hosts will likely be cautious about any U.S. military action that could trigger a broader regional conflict. Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its weapons development.
Police can now shoot terrorist drivers
But there is an important distinction to make. 'There are plans in extremis that ministers can deploy military on to the streets. In addition, the number of specialist and trained firearms officers has increased in a major "uplift" across the UK.
Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach Bylsma
Pegula will address the media on Friday at 10 a.m. and says the team has begun the process to fill these positions immediately. After missing the playoffs again, the Buffalo Sabres are making major changes in their organization.