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Bank shares down, market follows suit

Up one day, down the next - falls in DBS, OCBC help pull STI down 19 points


THE three banks were the primary drivers of the Straits Times Index's 25-point gain on Wednesday and so it was that falls in DBS and OCBC on Thursday helped pull the index 18.96 points down to 3,315.60. The broad market weakened in tandem, with 147 rises versus 263 falls. Turnover was 1.1