Singapore shares end the day 0.5 per cent lower

Share prices on the Singapore bourse fell with the benchmark Straits Times Index, snapping its four-day winning streak to end the day lower by 15.70 points or 0.50 per cent to 3,108.19.

Gainers led losers 286 to 177 while 341 counters were unchanged.

Some 3.5 billion shares worth $1.25 billion were traded.