Singapore shares close 0.23% higher on Tuesday

Local shares ended the session slightly higher on Tuesday, rising 7.77 points or 0.23 per cent to 3,342.96. -- PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES FILE 
Local shares ended the session slightly higher on Tuesday, rising 7.77 points or 0.23 per cent to 3,342.96. -- PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES FILE 

Singapore - Local shares ended the session slightly higher on Tuesday, rising 7.77 points or 0.23 per cent to 3,342.96.

Some 1.03 billion shares worth $624.4 million changed hands.

There were 183 gainers versus 202 losers.

It was a slow day for most Asian bourses, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index retreated from a record overnight.

Tokyo gained 0.28 per cent, while Sydney rose 0.55 per cent. Shanghai ended marginally higher, adding 0.1 point.

Join ST's Telegram channel here and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.