Daily Markets Briefing: STI down 0.4%
DBS took the lead.
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.26 points or 0.4% lower at 3326.74, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.24%.
The top active stocks were DBS, which declined 2.95%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.42%, YZJ Shipbldg SGD, which gained 8.79%, UOB, which gained 1.14% and CapitaLand, with a 1.23% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.29%, whilst the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.47%.