Market highlights

SGX-listed semiconductor stocks have averaged a total return of 9.5 per cent so far this year. The five largest firms are UMS Holdings, Micro-Mechanics, Ellipsiz, CDW and Avi-Tech Electronics.

2 Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust will buy two Australian properties - one in Keysborough, Melbourne, and one in Yatala, Brisbane - for a total consideration of about A$69.2 million (S$71 million).

3 DBS Group Holdings has bought back 289,700 of its shares at prices between $14.98 and $15.11 each.

4 Sembcorp Marine bought back 60,000 of its shares at $1.2556 apiece yesterday. It had earlier bought 40,000 shares at $1.2688 each on Wednesday.

5 SGX-listed Secura Group has entered into an alliance with telco M1. Secura unit Red Sentry will be the telco's cyber advisory and consultancy partner, providing products and services to M1's corporate customers.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 02, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe