Market highlights

1 Stocks in the industrial sector have registered a 0.1 per cent rise in total return so far this year. The top performers are China Merchant Holdings Pacific, United Engineers, CWT, Jardine Matheson Holdings and SATS.

2 Noble Group's shares will go ex-rights on June 28. The rights shares are issued on the basis of one rights share for every one Noble share, at 11 cents per share, a discount to the closing price of 30 cents on June 2.

3 Matex International has received approval from the SGX to transfer from the mainboard to Catalist.

4 SGX-listed Ziwo will buy all the shares of Longrunn International Incheon, a property company with an initial focus on real estate in Korea for $2,737,500. The vendor is Mr Li Jianmin.

5 Mainboard-listed Advance SCT will collaborate with BT Consulting & Management in relation to various possible and potential corporate actions.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe