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Singapore stocks open slightly higher

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SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.2 per cent higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 5.16 points to 3,138.51 as at 9.07am.

About 116.5 million shares worth S$74.3 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.64 per share.

Among top stocks by value traded, blue chips UOB, Singtel, CapitaLand and DBS opened higher, while Keppel fell.

The most actively traded counter was Disa, which rose S$0.001 to S$0.032 with 19.5 million shares changing hands. Other actives included Vallianz and Spackman.

Gainers outnumbered losers 122 to 53, or about seven up for every three down.

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