Market highlights

1 Keppel Infrastructure's unit Keppel Seghers Engineering has handed over the solids stream and sludge treatment facilities in the Doha North Sewage Treatment Works to the client.

2 The SGX Maritime and Offshore Index is up 12 per cent from its low of 299.56 in early September. Four STI stocks - Keppel, Sembcorp Industries, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Hutchison Port Holdings Trust - are part of the index.

3 SGX-listed Vard Holdings said its unit will be acquiring 100 per cent of Storvik Aqua, a leading supplier of equipment to parts of the aquaculture industry, with operations in Norway, Chile and Scotland.

4 Kingsmen Creatives said its subsidiary, Kingsmen Beijing, has increased its registered and paid-up share capital from US$800,000 and US$800,000 to US$1.6 million and US$950,000 respectively.

5 bought back 45,000 of its shares at 13.444 cents each for a total sum of $6,095.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Subscribe