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Singapore shares resume higher on Friday afternoon; STI at 3,371.26, up 0.9% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading on Friday in positive territory with the Straits Times Index at 3,371.26, up 0.9 per cent, or 29.96 points, on the day as at 1.01pm.

Against the benchmark's level of 3,371.23 heading into the mid-day break, the index was just marginally higher.

Gainers outnumbered losers 238 to 130, or about 11 stocks up for every six down, with 1.2 billion shares worth S$677.3 million traded.

Among the most active stocks, Compact Metal Industries had gained 20.4 per cent, or one Singapore cent, to 5.9 Singapore cents after 52.2 million shares were traded. Genting Singapore was up 3 per cent or four Singapore cents at S$1.36.

Active index stocks included DBS Group Holdings, up 1.7 per cent or 39 Singapore cents to S$23.73; and Singtel, up 0.3 per cent or one Singapore cent to S$3.67.

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