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Singapore: STI follows Wall Street's modest decline to slip 0.2% after opening


THE Straits Times Index (STI) slipped 7.57 points, or 0.22 per cent, to 3,371.02 as at 9.02am on Thursday in the wake of a slight decline on Wall Street and ahead of a relatively light day for economic data.

Among the most active stocks out of the gate were Yoma Strategic Holdings, up 6.4 per cent or 2.5 Singapore cents at 41.5 Singapore cents; Darco Water Technologies, up 3.2 per cent or 0.1 Singapore cent at 3.2 Singapore cents; and Moya Asia, up 2 per cent or 0.1 Singapore cent at 5.2 Singapore cents.

A total of 61.7 million shares worth S$62.2 million had changed hands as at 9.02am. Gainers were evenly matched with losers, with 61 stocks up versus 62 down.