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Singapore stocks: STI resumes Wednesday afternoon at 3,260.12, up 0.7%

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SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher after Wednesday's lunch break, with the benchmark Straits Times Index moving up 24.04 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 3,260.12 as at 1.02pm.

Gainers outnumbered losers 182 to 132, as 624.3 million shares worth some S$463.5 million in total changed hands.

The most actively traded counter was Marco Polo Marine with 47.71 million shares traded, easing 3.45 per cent or 0.1 Singapore cent to 2.8 Singapore cents. Other actives included Nico Steel with 24.24 million units traded, flat at 0.5 Singapore cent; and Thomson Medical with 21.48 million shares changing hands, up 2.67 per cent, or 0.2 Singapore cent, to 7.7 Singapore cents.

Among active index stocks, Singtel added 0.63 per cent, or two Singapore cents, to S$3.22, while OCBC Bank gained 0.7 per cent, or eight Singapore cents, to S$11.53.

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