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Singapore stocks close 0.63 pct higher

by April 25, 2017 General

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SINGAPORE, April 25 (Xinhua) — Singapore stocks finished higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 19.9 points, or 0.63 percent, to close at 3,163.93.

A total of 2.71 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 1.22 billion Singapore dollars (872.78 million U.S. dollars). Gainers outnumbered decliners 272 to 198.

The STI index gained 4.2 points, or 0.13 percent, to close at 3,144.03 on Monday.