SINGAPORE shares closed 0.4 per cent higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index up 14.17 points to 3,315.13 as investors cheered news that crisis-mired Greece had proposed fresh reforms ahead of an emergency eurozone summit.
The blue-chip index was mainly lifted by Singtel, which gained 1.7 per cent or S$0.07 to S$4.30, and the three local banks.
In total, about 1.27 billion shares worth S$1.01 billion changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.79 per share.
The most actively traded stock was Yuuzoo, which jumped 7.5 per cent or S$0.02 to S$0.285 with 75.1 million shares changing hands. Other actives included Healthway Medical and Magnus Energy.
Losers outnumbered gainers 226 to 198, or about eight down for every seven up.