Singapore stocks edged higher on Tuesday, as investors awaited a slew of earnings this week. The Straits Times Index added 0.26 percent or 9 points to end at 3,338.
Singapore-based Swiber Holdings said it will default on its upcoming coupon payment due on August 2.
Telephone directories publisher Global Yellow Pages said it would restructure its business to focus on real estate and cease publication of print directories from 2018.
Property developer Roxy-Pacific Holdings said net profit tumbled 26 percent in the second-quarter due to lower revenue from property development and hotel ownership businesses.
CWT, which is in take-over talks with China's HNA Holding, reported a huge surge in its second-quarter net profit, powered by growth at its engineering and commodity marketing businesses.
Singtel and CapitaLand Mall Trust topped the Singapore Governance and Transparency index (SGTI), signalling increased corporate governance among Singapore-listed companies.
Shares in Soilbuild Construction Group fell as much as 2.4 percent after the builder reported a 70 percent slump in second-quarter net profit due to lower revenue contributions from its major Singapore projects and increased investments.