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Singapore shares open 0.03% lower on Monday

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:16

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SINGAPORE shares slipped as the market opened on Monday, with the Straits Times Index easing 0.03 per cent, or 0.73 point, to 2,763.09 as at 9.03am.

Gainers outnumbered losers 70 to 59, or about seven up for every six down, after 44.9 million shares worth S$52.5 million changed hands.

CapitaCommercial Trust gained 0.73 per cent, or one Singapore cent, to S$1.39 after the office real estate investment trust said it would buy the remaining 60 per cent of the CapitaGreen building for S$393 million.

Attilan Group, the former Asiasons Capital, was the most active stock by volume, jumping 28.6 per cent, or 0.2 Singapore cent, to 0.9 Singapore cent after 9.1 million shares traded.

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