Markets highlights

1 The information technology, materials, and real estate management and development sectors are the three best-performing sectors on the Singapore Exchange so far this year.

2 Engineering group Starburst, which designs facilities for firearms training, is partnering security firm Swiss Securitas Group, which will hold about 5.1 per cent of the Singapore-based company.

3 Tuan Sing has revised the terms of an agreement under which it had agreed to pay $39.15 million for land in Batam. The date for the vendor to meet conditions in the deal has been extended to June 7 next year.

4 Ground engineering firm Ryobi Kiso has won $57.5 million worth of contracts since Jan 1. The deals - for foundation and geoservices work - include one for an executive condo in Anchorvale Lane.

5 Citic Envirotech has secured a wastewater-treatment project with a total design capacity of 20,000 cubic m a day in Tao Yuan town, a textile centre, in Suzhou City. The value of the project is 100 million yuan (S$20.3 million).

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2017, with the headline 'Markets highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe