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Healthcare sector's performance paled in 2016

SGX: IHH Healthcare accounts for more than half the sector's market cap - and it had a muted year

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IHH Healthcare comprises premium-brand healthcare assets such as Mount Elizabeth and Gleneagles. It added 1.9 per cent in 2016, following a strong 95.1 per cent total return since its listing in July 2012.

Singapore

HEALTHCARE stocks, which were in the prime of health in 2015, had a ho-hum 2016.

The sector fell to eighth spot, having generated a relatively muted 4.3 per cent on a capitalisation-weighted total-return basis.

It lost its top spot as the best-performing sector on

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