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Singapore: STI up 14.97 points at opening; Fed raises odds of rate hike in June

SINGAPORE share prices opened higher on Thursday with the Straits Times Index (STI) up 14.97 points to 3,376.72 as at 9.02am, as the US Federal Reserve raised the odds of a rate hike in June.

Top gainers at the market's opening included Keppel Corporation, with US oil price gaining after the Fed statement.

Some 80 million shares worth S$163.5 million changed hands as at 9.02am on Thursday, with gainers outnumbering losers 106 to 36.