The Business Times

Singapore shares close flat on Friday

Published Fri, Feb 8, 2019 · 09:58 AM

SINGAPORE shares closed flat on Friday, with the Straits Times Index up 1.40 points or 0.04 per cent to 3,202.04. About 1.19 billion securities worth S$965.41 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.81 per security.

Losers outnumbered gainers 222 to 150. 

The most actively traded stock was liftboat-focused Ezion Holdings, which closed 0.2 Singapore cent or 4.3 per cent lower at 4.5 Singapore cents with 88.6 million shares changing hands. 

Index-listed actives included ThaiBev and Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.

Among financials, DBS Group Holdings dropped S$0.03 or 0.1 per cent to close at S$24.30, OCBC Bank dipped S$0.01 or 0.1 per cent to S$11.48 and United Overseas Bank closed S$0.04 or 0.2 per cent at S$25.24.

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