SGX: Index advances 0.27pc
THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended 0.27 per cent higher to 3,154.84. On the index the FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.23 per cent while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index depreciated by 0.01 per cent.
Of the active stocks, SingTel and Noble Group were unchanged, UOB added 0.49 per cent, Keppel Corp advanced 0.56 per cent and Yangzijiang advanced 2.69 per cent.
The outperforming sector, FTSE Industrials, grew by 0.65per cent.
Its two biggest stocks, Jardine Matheson Holdings rose 0.97 per cent and Jardine Strategic Holdings jumped 0.33 per cent. Agencies