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Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,054.35, up 1.2% on day
SINGAPORE shares continued to make gains on the day, resuming trading on higher ground on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index up 35.55 points or 1.2 per cent to 3,054.35 as at 1.03pm.
About 1.05 billion shares worth S$569 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.54 per share.
Gainers outnumbered losers 205 to 134.
The most actively traded stock was Genting Singapore, which rose S$0.01 to S$0.89 with 18.1 million shares changing hands.
Other actives included Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Thomson Medical Group.
Among financials, shares in OCBC Bank, which reported a 12 per cent increase in net profit to S$1.25 billion for its third quarter on Thursday morning, were trading up S$0.40 or 3.7 per cent at S$11.14.
Meanwhile, DBS shares were S$0.43 or 1.8 per cent up at S$23.89 and UOB shares were S$0.09 or 0.4 per cent higher at S$24.47.