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STI erases gains in volatile trade

Plunge in Dow futures, weak Europe opening lead to loss of 13.8 points after an earlier gain of 20 points

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THE Straits Times Index's movements on Tuesday were dictated first by the performance of the China and Hong Kong markets, then later by a sharp dip in the Dow futures and a weak opening for Europe.

The eventual net loss of 13.8 points that the STI suffered at 2,868.47 after an earlier