The Straits Times Index (STI) was up 29.52 points or 1.14% at 2,608.2 at noon break today, as the market reacts to the win of Democratic candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden on Nov 8.

See: Joe Biden secures over 270 electoral votes; becomes US's 46th President

Week-on-week, the benchmark index rose 6.9% to 2611.68, reversing from its 3.3% loss amid the US presidential election and second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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