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Singapore: STI eases 0.8% as Greece casts shadow over dovish Fed


Singapore shares slipped 0.8 per cent on Thursday with the Straits Times Index down 25.49 points to 3,300.42 as concerns about Greece overshadowed dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve.

About 1.11 billion shares worth S$867 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.78 per share.

The most actively traded stock was Magnus Energy, which rose 71 per cent, or S$0.025, to S$0.060 with 96.2 million shares changing hands, drawing a query from the Singapore Exchange.

Losers outnumbered gainers 241 to 180, or about four down for every three up.