Market Round-Up: What did you miss? A quick look at all the market moving events and big financial news of the day. From Best World International share jump to Dukang Distillers' profit warning, get your daily dose of all the latest in the world of business right here.
Singapore fell as much as 0.6 percent on Friday, extending losses for a fourth day, as financials and industrials lost ground. The Straits Times Index lost 0.52 percent or 17 points to end at 3,251. Singapore based conglomerate Sembcorp Industries rose 0.6 percent after it increased its stake in India-focused renewable energy business to 72 percent for S$21.4 million. Skincare products maker Best World International surged as much as 16 percent on Friday after company's founder bought shares. Shares in cruise ships operator Genting Hong Kong gained about 2 percent despite reporting a higher loss in the first-half, due to increased operating expenses and fuel costs. Dukang Distillers Holdings said it expects its overall revenue and earnings to be significantly lower for the fiscal 2017. Cruise ships operator Genting Hong Kong reported a higher loss in the first-half, hurt by increased operating expenses and fuel costs. Japanese mall owner Croesus Retail Trust on Friday reported an 18.2 percent increase in quarterly distribution per unit, helped by higher sales.