Markets highlights

1 Current yuan initiatives between Singapore and Suzhou Industrial Park and Singapore-Sino Tianjin Eco-City will be expanded, as ways of boosting the yuan's internationalisation.

2 The latest China trade figures put the United States stock futures under pressure before the Wall Street opened.

3 Japan Post's initial public offering is likely to be fully subscribed, Bloomberg reported. The offer could raise at least 1.19 trillion yen (S$13.9 billion) for the government.

4 Catalist-listed Chinese Global Investors did not get a clean audit report for the year ended June 30 from auditors Crowe Horwath First Trust. They raised the issue about the company's ability to continue as a going concern.

5 Singapore Exchange-listed Polaris said its associated company, PT Trikomsel, has appointed FTI Consulting as its professional adviser for a debt restructuring plan.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2015, with the headline 'Markets highlights'. Subscribe