Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Singapore Shares End Higher On Positive Economic Data

Singapore shares closed higher Tuesday after latest manufacturing data showed the electronics downturn may be shorter than expected...

... The Straits Times Index added 12.25 points, or 0.6%, to 2149.64....

...Singapore's March industrial output also provided more news for investors to cheer on. Manufacturing expanded by 8.3% year-on-year in March, thanks to a sharp rebound in electronics output....
[Source: Dow Jones, 26/04/2005]