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Penny stocks in play as blue-chip interest dips

Brokers find sudden burst of activity in speculative small caps, including Attilan, LionGold and Blumont, puzzling

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INTEREST in blue chips has dipped sharply over the past few weeks but although dollar volume on Monday was still heavily concentrated in the 30 Straits Times Index components, speculative small caps were the main volume play, led by some of the names involved in the penny stock crash of October