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Hot stocks: Aviation, tourism-linked counters rise on easing of Covid-19 measures

TRANSPORT, hospitality and select consumer and healthcare stocks are expected to benefit from Singapore's latest easing of a slew of Covid-19 measures, with some already seeing surges throughout the trading session on Thursday (Mar 24).

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had announced these changes, including the streamlining of travel requirements, in a nationwide address at 11am.

Shares of C6L went up 2.9 per cent, or S$0.15 at S$5.33, with 13.7 million securities changing hands at 11.45 am, shortly after the end of Lee's televised speech.

Its maintenance arm S59 also rose 2.2 per cent, or S$0.05 at S$2.28, with over 1.2 million securities being transacted.

Meanwhile, group handler S58 gained 3.8...

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