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Temasek acquires Olam shares in open market

Published on Dec 19, 2012 1:36 PM
 
A man walks past a logo of Olam International Limited at its office in Singapore in this Nov 29, 2012 file photo. Temasek Holdings has raised its stake in commodity trader Olam International to 17 percent. The news sent Olam shares up 3 per cent to $1.515 in mid-day trading. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Temasek Holdings has raised its stake in commodity trader Olam International to 17 per cent.

The news sent Olam shares up 3 per cent to $1.515 in mid-day trading.

In a filing with the Singapore Exchange today, Temasek disclosed it bought 200,000 shares for S$293,000 on Tuesday through its investment vehicle Aranda Investments.

Olam shared climbed nearly 6 per cent yesterday after the company unveiled the timeline for its proposed rights issue.

 
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