- POSTED: 15 May 2014 20:19
Share prices in Singapore rose for a second straight day to end at a 3-week high.
SINGAPORE: Share prices in Singapore rose for a second straight day to end at a 3-week high.
The Straits Times Index gained 13.4 points, or 0.41 per cent, to 3,272.49.
However, dealers said a string of mixed corporate earnings checked investors' risk appetite.
On the broader market, rising issues edged out decliners by 223 to 200.
Volume amounted to 1.66 billion shares valued at S$1.27 billion.
Banks finished mostly firmer, with UOB rising 40 cents to S$22.70, and DBS adding 5 cents to S$16.86. However, OCBC Bank slipped 1 cent to S$9.68.
SingTel edged up 1 cent to S$3.85, while Wilmar and CapitaLand held steady at S$3.22 and S$3.13 respectively.