Market highlights

1 The total securities market value on the SGX rose to $27.3 billion in March. This was 13 per cent higher compared with Feb and 9 per cent up on a year ago.

2 There were 36 new bond listings in March, raising $21.3 billion, the SGX said.

3 The total market capitalisation value of the 770 listed companies on the SGX stood at $894.3 billion as at March 31. There was one new Catalist listing in the month, raising S$7.2 million.

4 One of Hyflux's substantial shareholders, Mondrian Investment Partners, has sold 180, 600 shares for $109,318, bringing down its stake to 6.98 per cent.

5 OUE Hospitality Reit Management, the manager of OUE Hospitality Reit, said the firm's rights issue was 139.9 per cent subscribed.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 07, 2016, with the headline '1 2 3 4 5 Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe