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Banks, Jardine push STI down 14.65 points

Turnover dips below the S$1-1.1b average of the past week - there is speculation that the market is settling back to its familiar slow state


PRESSURE on the banks and Jardine stable on Thursday meant that the Straits Times Index ended the session with a 14.65-point loss at 3,426.18. Turnover at 1.1 billion units worth S$946.2 million was below the S$1-1.1 billion average of the past week. Excluding warrants, there were 188 rises