Market highlights

1. Barclays was fined £72.1 million (S$153 million) by British regulators for failing to fully probe a group of "politically exposed" ultra-high-net-worth clients tied to a £1.9 billion deal done in 2011-2012, said Bloomberg.

2. Oxley Holdings said chairman and CEO Ching Chiat Kwong has informed the company that he has pledged 30 million shares, which represents 1.02 per cent of the firm's capital, to Deutsche Bank.

3. Singapore-listed Bonvests Holdings is buying two properties in Murray Street in Perth's central business district for A$14.78 million (S$15 million).

4. Joint chairman and joint managing director Cheong Sim Eng of property firm Hong Fok Corp has bought 205,000 shares in the company for $145,550.

5. The Trendlines Group, which develops technology-based companies in the medical and agricultural fields, made its debut on Catalist yesterday. The stock closed at 30 cents, down from its IPO price of 33 cents.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 27, 2015, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Subscribe