Market highlights

1 Between Nov 8 - the day of the US presidential election - and Nov 10, the three most active exchange-traded funds were SPDR Gold Shares ETF, iShares MSCI India Index ETF and SPDR Straits Times Index ETF.

2 SGX-listed Ipco is placing out 1.06 billion shares at 0.18 cent each to Mr William Koh, Ms Lim Sok Peng, NJA Investments, Ms Woo Fong Eng and Rising Flame International.

3 Hotel Properties' indirect units in Thailand have agreed to sell two plots of land at Khwaeng Sathorn in Khet Thung Maha Mek, Bangkok, for 1.58 billion baht (S$63 million).

4 A ValueMax unit has granted a bridging loan facility of $42 million to a customer as part of its moneylending business. The facility has a tenure of one year. The mortgage is over a Good Class Bungalow at a loan- to-value ratio of 60 per cent.

5 iFast Corporation is buying 100 per cent of Canadian Financial Consultants, an insurance brokerage in Hong Kong.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 12, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Subscribe