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Singapore stocks close 0.22 pct lower


Singapore stocks close 0.22 pct lower

SINGAPORE, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks finished lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 7.26 points, or 0.22 percent, to close at 3,323.02.

A total of 1.48 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 853 million Singapore dollars (682 million U.S. dollars).

Decliners led gainers 235 to 177, while 532 others finished unchanged.

The STI index gained 4.78 points, or 0.14 percent, to close at 3,330.28 on Monday.