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Singapore's stocks close almost flat


Singapore's stocks close almost flat

SINGAPORE, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks finished nearly flat on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 2.46 points, or 0.07 percent, to close at 3,306.89.

A total of 2.33 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 953 million Singapore dollars (769 million U.S. dollars).

Decliners led gainers 209 to 207, while 523 others finished unchanged.

The STI index gained 13.01 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 3,304.43 on Wednesday.