The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) was down 13.88 points or 0.49% to 2,841.94 as at 12.48pm on Nov 30 amid waning optimism from the week before.
Week-on-week (w-o-w), the STI dipped 0.24% from last week’s 2,848.78.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), on the same day, revealed that bank lending numbers in October fell for the eighth consecutive month due to a continued drag in business loans.
On Nov 26, Singapore’s factory output reversed into the red with a 0.9% y-o-y contraction for the month of October.
See: Singapore's factory output reverses into the red with 0.9% dip in October
This was due to broad-based declines in the general manufacturing and transport engineering sectors, but was boosted slightly by strong demand for biomedical manufacturing.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) shares continued to register w-o-w growth with a 9.6% gain on vaccine hopes.
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