At the close in Singapore, the Singapore Straits Time rose 0.07%.
The best performers of the session on the Singapore Straits Time were Singapore Exchange Ltd (SIN:SGXL), which rose 2.38% or 0.19 points to trade at 8.16 at the close. Meanwhile, Singtel (SIN:STEL) added 1.17% or 0.05 points to end at 4.32 and Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIN:SIAL) was up 0.99% or 0.11 points to 11.25 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Comfortdelgro Corporation Ltd (SIN:CMDG), which fell 2.58% or 0.080 points to trade at 3.020 at the close. Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd (SIN:JCYC) declined 2.23% or 0.68 points to end at 29.88 and Thai Beverage Public Co Ltd (SIN:TBEV) was down 1.30% or 0.010 points to 0.760.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Singapore Stock Exchange by 237 to 198 and 37 ended unchanged.
Shares in Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd (SIN:JCYC) fell to 5-year lows; down 2.23% or 0.68 to 29.88.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.44% or 0.23 to $53.24 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.66% or 0.38 to hit $57.54 a barrel, while the August Gold contract rose 0.03% or 0.30 to trade at $1166.90 a troy ounce.
USD/SGD was up 0.57% to 1.3562, while EUR/SGD fell 0.15% to 1.4888.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.61% at 97.02.
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