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Singapore: Shares end higher


SINGAPORE shares ended higher on Wednesday with the Straits Times Index gaining 5.97 points to 3,287.54.

Some 857.4 million shares, valued at S$760.6 million were traded. Gainers numbered 148 while losers numbered 221.

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) halted securities and derivatives markets as at 2:51pm, as connection between SGX's members and its securities and derivatives markets were unavailable.

The securities market reopened at 5:15pm, and closed at 5:51pm.