ComfortDelGro, Olam International: Singapore Stocks Preview

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Singapore’s Straits Times Index rose 0.9 percent to 3,104.42.

Asiatravel.com Holdings Ltd. (AST SP): The online travel agent said net income attributable to shareholders in the three months ended Dec. 31 fell 31 percent to S$679,000 ($530,000) from a year earlier. The stock was unchanged at 44 Singapore cents.

ComfortDelGro Corp. (CD SP): The biggest operator of taxis and buses in Singapore said 2010 profit rose 4.1 percent to S$228.5 million from S$219.5 million a year earlier. Sales climbed 5.1 percent to S$3.21 billion. The company said cost management will be “challenging” because of inflationary pressure in the markets it operates in. The stock was unchanged at S$1.56.

Olam International Ltd. (OLAM SP): The supplier of agricultural commodities that is partly owned by Temasek Holdings Pte said second-quarter net income fell to S$145.4 million from S$158.9 million a year earlier. The stock rose 0.7 percent to S$3.04.

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