SINGAPORE: Index nears 1-month high
THE Straits Times Index rose 1.7 per cent to a near one-month high of 3,174.56, yesterday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 1.3 per cent.
Industrial stocks outperformed, up 1.9 per cent, followed closely by stocks in consumer goods and real estate investment trusts (REITs) .
CapitaMalls rose more than three per cent to S$1.99, ahead of other property plays in the index.
Meanwhile, Ezra Holdings shares rose as much as 7.5 per cent to S$1.355, its highest in more than eight months, after jumping nearly 42 per cent in the past three sessions. Reuters