STI up on active day for local stocks

Index reverses Tuesday's losses with 0.57% gain; Sembcorp Marine surges 6.33% after returning to the black in Q4

SINGAPORE shares were revived on Wednesday, after a tepid start to the week, with a fair amount of buzz on the local counters.

The Straits Times Index (STI) reversed Tuesday's losses with a 0.57 per cent gain on Wednesday, rising 18.58 points to 3,278.38.

Trade activity on the bourse saw 1.35 billion securities worth S$1.12 billion changing hands, with gainers outnumbered losers 249 to 167.

Of the 30 STI constituents, only five ended the day in the red. Of note, DBS was lower by 0.08 per cent or S$0.02...


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