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Market pounded by same old worries

STI falls eight trading days in a row, with Wednesday's drop led by Singtel, Wilmar and OCBC

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EIGHT days and counting - the Straits Times Index on Wednesday dropped for the eighth consecutive session, losing 38.13 points or 1.4 per cent at 2,773.07. The selling was fairly spread out within the index, with Singtel, Wilmar and OCBC the largest losers. Turnover at 898 million units worth S$