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.