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Singapore shares close 0.1 per cent down


SINGAPORE stocks ended 0.1 per cent lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index falling 3.32 points to 3,310.8.

The blue-chip index was weighed down by falls in OCBC, DBS, Genting Singapore and CapitaLand, against rises in UOB, Singtel, Ascendas Reit and CapitaLand Mall Trust.

About 3.26 billion shares worth S$958 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.29 per share.

The most actively traded counter was Swee Hong, which rose S$0.005 to S$0.023 with 221.9 million shares changing hands. Other actives included Rowsley and Advanced System.

Losers outnumbered gainers 264 to 185.

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