01 Jul '11, 3am

Lunchtime soon, enjoy it while you can - SGX says it will scrap lunch break from Aug 1

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will begin all-day continuous trading from Aug 1, scrapping its 90-minute lunch break in a move it said would help investors respond better to regional market movements and news flow. It was a move twice delayed - first to wait for official approval and then again because it wanted to give market participants more time to adapt. The exchange had earlier proposed to scrap the break from March 1. But the time is ripe for securities to be traded all day after the SGX gained the full support of its key stakeholders, the exchange said yesterday. SGX head of securities Chew Sutat said: "Singapore and SGX's marketplace is very much Asian and global financial-centred. The products, the companies, the services here are international." "So by having better overlap with North Asia, South Asia and India, where many of our exchange traded funds ...

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