Market highlights

1 Exchange Traded Fund based on the Straits Times Index has generated total returns inclusive of dividends of 2.2 per cent for the year. The best-performing sectors were consumer staples and consumer discretionary.

2 Mapletree Logistics Trust is acquiring Mapletree Logistics Park Phase 2 in Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park II, Binh Duong province, for 339.2 billion dong (S$20.6 million) from its sponsor Mapletree Investments.

3 Otto Marine's shares will be suspended from trading 9am on Monday. The date of delisting will be announced subsequently.

4 Sinjia Land, which makes mechanical components, is seeking approval from shareholders for its diversification into the property business, including development, investment and management.

5 Property and agriculture player HLH has been given an extension to Sept 30 to complete its placement of 600 million shares to the subscriber who is overseas. Gross proceeds of $3.6 million are being raised.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 24, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe