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SINGAPORE, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Following are somecompany-related and market news which could have an impact onthe local market.

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INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHGS&P 5001432.84 0.02% 0.280USD/JPY78.39 0.09% 0.07010-YR US TSY YLD1.6768 -- 0.009SPOT GOLD1768.49 0.02% 0.300US CRUDE92.53 0.50% 0.460DOW JONES13326.39 -0.14% -18.58ASIA ADRS118.58 1.00% 1.17

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Middle East tensions push oil higher; euro up

SE ASIA STOCKS-Global concerns weigh; late buying liftsBangkok, Jakarta

STOCKS TO WATCH

-- SINGAPORE ECONOMY, MONETARY POLICY

- Singapore defied expectations by sticking to its tightmonetary policy stance on Friday, warning of persistentinflationary pressures as data showed a quarterly contraction inthird quarter gross domestic product.

-- DBS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD

- DBS Group, Southeast Asia's largest lender, has agreed tosell more than half of its stake in Bank of Philippine Islands

to Ayala Corpfor S$757.3 million ($616million) to boost its capital base.-- SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES LTD

- Sembcorp Industries said its urban development unit isco-developing a residential project, Gateway, in Vietnam's BinhDuong province. Sembcorp's partner is the Vietnam SingaporeIndustrial Park Joint Venture Co.

-- TIGER AIRWAYS HOLDINGS LTD

- Budget carrier Tiger Airways said it appointed Ho YuenSang as the managing director of its Singapore operations.Alexander Knigge was also appointed as chief commercial officerof the Tiger Group.

MARKET NEWS

> Nikkei to rebound from 2-mth low, set for 4th wk of loss

> Wall St flat as Apple cuts jobs data gains

> Bond prices gain as Europe worries continue

> Euro rallies vs dollar, snaps three-day decline

> Gold up with riskier assets, snaps four-day decline

> Oil rises as Turkey-Syria tensions fuel supply concerns

> Key political risks to watch in Singapore

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(Reporting by Eveline Danubrata)

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