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Banks lead the index's charge to 21-mth high

STI up 1.1% at 3,211.11; but broad market is weak with 208 rises versus 280 falls despite robust turnover of 2.4b units

A RUSH into the banks on Tuesday helped propel the Straits Times Index 35.67 points or 1.1 per cent up to a 21-month high of 3,211.11. The broad market however, was weak with 208 rises versus 280 falls, although turnover was a robust 2.4 billion units worth S$1.5 billion.

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