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S-E Asia stocks sluggish before BOJ meet

S'pore stocks end 0.8 per cent lower after two of city-state's top banks voice concerns about loans to the oil and gas sector
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 05:50

SOUTH-EAST Asian stocks were largely sluggish on Thursday with investors watching from the sidelines as they awaited monetary easing steps by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to support the government's larger-than-expected stimulus package.

Japan's economy minister called on the central bank to