Singapore stocks close 0.11 pct lower
SINGAPORE, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) — Singapore stocks finished lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) dropping 3.74 points, or 0.11 percent, to close at 3260.05.
A total of 1.81 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.01 billion Singapore dollars (about 742.92 million U.S. dollars). Gainers outnumbered losers by 246 to 149.
The STI index went up 16.8 points, or 0.52 percent, to close at 3263.79 Tuesday.