Singapore stocks close 0.24 pct higher
SINGAPORE, July 18 (Xinhua) — Singapore stocks finished higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 7.84 points, or 0.24 percent, to close at 3,306.08.
A total of 2.68 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.3 billion Singapore dollars (about 953.51 million U.S. dollars). Gainers outnumbered losers by 244 to 199.
The STI index went up 10.81 points, or 0.33 percent, to close at 3,298.24 on Monday.