受迪拜100億美元資金消息以及埃克森美孚公司的大額收購案的影響，美國股市收於14個月來高點。埃克森美孚同意以股票形式收購XTO Energy ，交易價值為310億美元。
Hyflux Ltd. is engaged in investment holding and manufacturing of membrane systems. The principal activities of its subsidiaries comprised water, which includes seawater desalination, raw water purification, wastewater cleaning and ultra pure water production, and the design, build and sale of water/wastewater treatment plants and water recycling plants; industrial manufacturing processes includes separation, concentration and purification treatments for manufacturing process streams; specialty materials is engaged in the development and commercialization of specialty materials utilizing membrane technology, and energy is engaged in the development of membrane applications in resource recovery, waste recycling and energy reclamation. In December 2008, it completed the divestment of shares in three of its wholly owned special purpose vehicles to Hyflux Water Trust Management Pte Ltd. In January 2009, the Company acquired the remaining 30% interest in Hyflux CEPAration B.V. (HCBV).