Singapore stocks close 1.58 pct higher
SINGAPORE, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — Singapore stocks finished higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 44.21 points, or 1.58 percent, to close at 2,834.09.
A total of 1.96 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 1.56 billion Singapore dollars (1.11 billion U.S. dollars).
Gainers outnumbered decliners 310 to 124, while 469 others finished unchanged.
The STI index lost 30.36 points, or 1.08 percent, to close at 2,789.88 on Wednesday.