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Singapore stocks enter afternoon session higher; STI up 0.77%

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading higher on Thursday afternoon with the Straits Times Index at 3,477.13 points, up 26.44 points or about 0.77 per cent on the day as at 1pm.

About 993.4 million shares worth S$557.2 million changed hands in the day so far.

Gainers outnumbered losers 216 to 127.

Top gainers included Jardine Strategic Holdings, up 1.9 per cent at US$39.34, and Jardine Matheson Holdings, up 0.95 per cent at US$62.59.

Top losers included Creative Technology, down 12.43 per cent at S$6.20 and S i2i, down 4.18 per cent at S$2.75.

The most actively traded counters were HLH Group, Genting Singapore and LionGold.

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