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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Singapore stocks close 0.89 pct lower

by October 26, 2016 General

SINGAPORE, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — Singapore stocks finished lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 25.48 points, or 0.89 percent, to close at 2,828.57.

A total of 1.29 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 734 million Singapore dollars (529 million U.S. dollars).

Decliners outnumbered gainers 243 to 154, while 501 others finished unchanged.

The STI index lost 2.63 points, or 0.09 percent, to close at 2,854.05 on Tuesday.