Singaporean stocks close 0.36 pct higher

SINGAPORE, May 16 (Xinhua) — Singaporean stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going up 0.36 percent, or 11.49 points, to close at 3,230.26.

A total of 968.09 million shares changed hands with a turnover of 883.59 million Singapore dollars (about 645.67 million U.S. dollars). Losers outnumbered gainers by 205 to 181.

The STI index went down 0.15 percent, or 4.94 points, to close at 3,218.77 Tuesday.


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