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Singapore stocks open higher after Greek Parliament approves bailout

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 09:12
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SINGAPORE'S benchmark Straits Times Index opened on Thursday 9.02am at 3,354.03 points, up 15.17 points or 0.45 per cent, after the Greek Parliament approved a new set of austerity measures needed to qualify for a bailout.

Gainers outnumbered losers 85 to 39.

This caps a week of consecutively higher opens on positive sentiment surrounding the Greek deal.

Top stocks by value traded were blue chips DBS, Singtel, OCBC, UOB and SGX.