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Singapore stocks close 0.83% lower

08-15-2012 17:45 BJT

SINGAPORE, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks finished lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 25. 73 points, or 0.83 percent, to close at 3,062.11.

A total of 1.36 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 1. 33 billion Singapore dollars (1.06 billion U.S. dollars).

Losers outnumbered gainers 242 to 125, while 423 others finished unchanged.

The STI index gained 23.03 points, or 0.75 percent, to close at 3,087.84 on Tuesday.

Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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