The Singapore market rose on Friday, with another monetary boost after the Bank of England and European Central Bank both kept interest rates at ultra-low levels on Thursday.
This added to a policy statement from the United States Federal Reserve which maintained the central bank's money-printing policy.
Still, rises were capped as some investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a keenly-watched jobs number from the US on Friday.
The benchmark Straits Times Index rose 10.84 points or 0.33 per cent to 3,254.13.
Across the market, 2.1 billion units worth $1.18 billion changed hands.
Unlike gains in blue chips, the general market painted a mixed picture. Decliners outnumbered risers 221 to 190 while 390 stocks were unchanged.
MoneyMax Financial Services had a barnstorming debut, closing at 43 cents, more than 40 per cent above its initial public offering price of 30 cents.