At the close in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times Singapore declined 0.21% to hit a new 6-months low.
The best performers of the session on the FTSE Straits Times Singapore were Noble Group Limited (SIN:NOBG), which rose 27.66% or 0.130 points to trade at 0.600 at the close. Meanwhile, Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (SIN:GAGR) added 3.23% or 0.010 points to end at 0.320 and Sembcorp Industries Ltd (SIN:SCIL) was up 2.98% or 0.10 points to 3.46 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Jardine Matheson Hldgs Ltd (SIN:JARD), which fell 4.55% or 2.46 points to trade at 51.59 at the close. Jardine Strategic Hldgs Ltd (SIN:JSH) declined 2.28% or 0.69 points to end at 29.61 and Capitaland Limited (SIN:CATL) was down 1.85% or 0.06 points to 3.18.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Singapore Stock Exchange by 223 to 220 and 36 ended unchanged.
Shares in Jardine Matheson Hldgs Ltd (SIN:JARD) fell to 52-week lows; losing 4.55% or 2.46 to 51.59. Shares in Jardine Strategic Hldgs Ltd (SIN:JSH) fell to 3-years lows; falling 2.28% or 0.69 to 29.61.
Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.65% or 0.74 to $45.91 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 1.66% or 0.82 to hit $50.34 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.28% or 3.00 to trade at $1092.40 a troy ounce.
USD/SGD was down 0.15% to 1.3762, while EUR/SGD rose 0.12% to 1.5110.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.21% at 97.39.
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