Singapore stocks close 0.49 pct higher

2017-06-19 10:20:27 GMT2017-06-19 18:20:27(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

SINGAPORE, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks finished higher on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 15.74 points, or 0.49 percent, to close at 3,247.18.

A total of 1.90 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 764.8 million Singapore dollars (about 553.3 million U.S. dollars).

Gainers outnumbered losers by 274 and 160.

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