Singapore shares end lower on Monday, Stocks

Singapore shares end lower on Monday, Stocks


Mon, Oct 08, 2018 – 5:42 PM

SHARE prices on the Singapore bourse closed lower on Monday, with the key Straits Times Index down 28.34 points, or 0.88 per cent, to 3,181.45.

About 1.8 billion securities worth S$1.08 billion in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.60. Losers outnumbered gainers 292 to 103.

The most actively traded stock was Chip Eng Seng Corporation, which lost 9.5 Singapore cents, or 10 per cent, to end at S$0.85 after 197.6 million shares changed hands. Other actives included Thomson Medical Group and Vallianz Holdings.

Lafe Corporation Ltd called for a trading halt before market open on Monday, pending an announcement. No announcement had been made as at market close.

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