Singapore shares rise 0.88% on Monday
Singapore stocks climbed on Monday along with other major Asian markets, as investors took heart from upbeat Chinese manufacturing data and an apparent delay in a planned United States military strike on Syria.
The benchmark Straits Times Index rose 26.8 points, or 0.88 per cent, to finish the day at 3,055.7.
A buoyant 3.8 billion shares changed hands, worth a total of $1.2 billion. There were 270 advancers to 141 decliners, with 389 counters unchanged.
China Minzhong was among the biggest gainers, rising 59.5 cents to $1.125 after Indonesian food giant tabled an offer of $1.12 per share for the company.