STI slips after Keppel fine roils O&M

KepCorp drops 18 cents to S$7.29 while Sembcorp Marine sheds seven cents to end at S$1.87

Published Tue, Dec 26, 2017 · 09:50 PM
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WITH the market moving into one of the quietest trading weeks of the year, there were nevertheless few stocks of note in Tuesday's trading on the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

Led by conglomerate Keppel Corporation, Singapore's Straits Times Index resumed its recent downtrend, closing down 7.55 points or 0.22 per cent to 3,378.16.

About 558.3 million shares worth S$522.4 million in total changed hands. Well over a third of value traded was taken up by Keppel, telco Singtel and DBS Bank.

Keppel dived to as low as S$7.09 before rising in the course of the day to finish at S$7.29, down 2.4 per ce…

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