Market highlights

1 The Straits Times Index had a market capitalisation of $404.6 billion as at July 20. Year to date, the return is 3.9 per cent, compared with -1.5 per cent and - 19.6 per cent respectively for the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Indexes.

2 Based on July 20 prices, the five best-performing STI constituents in terms of total returns were Thai Beverage (+51.4%), CapitaLand (+19%), Singtel (+18.3 per cent), ST Engineering (+15.7%), and SATS (+12.8%), said SGX.

3 Based on July 20 prices, the five worst-performing STI stocks were Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (-14.7%), Sembcorp Marine (-11.5%), Keppel Corp (-10.7%), Global Logistic Properties (-10.2%) and Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (-7.2%).

4 SGX-listed carpet specialist SMJ International expects to report a net loss for the six months ended June 30.

5 SGX-listed HLH Group said its first property project in Cambodia, D'Seaview, a mixed-use development of 737 residential units, has sold more than 51 per cent of its units.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe