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Banks continue to drive STI higher

21 per cent of the S$1.1 billion market turnover comes from the three banking stocks

Turnover for the whole market amounted to 1.3 billion units worth S$1.1 billion, of which S$236 million or 21 per cent came from DBS, UOB and OCBC.

THE play on banks that has been a mainstay of trading this whole year - and has provided support for the main index in the process - continued in full swing on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index rising 20.83 points to 3,334.56, thanks to a combined 16 points contribution from rises in the