STI's strong show in first half of 2021 paves way for further upside on some S'pore stocks

The Straits Times Index generated an 11.9 per cent total return in the six months to Jun 30.
The Straits Times Index generated an 11.9 per cent total return in the six months to Jun 30.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Local shares rode the improving economy to record their highest first-half returns in four years - and there's still more to come, say analysts.

The Straits Times Index (STI) generated an 11.9 per cent total return in the six months to Jun 30, the best result since the 13.8 per cent yield in the first half of 2017, noted the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

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