Market highlights

1 Sarine Technologies bought back 80,000 of its shares at 94 cents for a total sum of $75,373.

2 Aspial Corporation intends to cancel $6.5 million worth of 5.05 per cent notes due in 2019 that it has repurchased in the open market, The Business Times (BT) reported.

3 Far East Orchard's Far East Hospitality Management (S) will be appointed the sole and exclusive operator of three new properties located at Artillery Avenue in the Palawan area of Sentosa, BT reported.

4 Rubber glove maker Top Glove is in talks to acquire a glove manufacturer, but added that it is not acquiring or buying either Adventa or Supermax Corp, two firms that had been the subject of speculation, BT said.

5 Serial System's 91 per cent owned Hong Kong subsidiary, Serial Microelectronics (HK), has increased its investment in its Hong Kong subsidiary, Serial Vision Limited, from 55 per cent to 100 per cent.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2017, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe