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STI falls ahead of expected Wall St weakness

Jardine Matheson, Singtel and Golden Agri pull the index lower; average value of traded shares at S$0.78 against S$1 last week

WEDNESDAY'S fall in the Straits Times Index (STI) prompted speculation that Wall Street could end its Wednesday session sharply lower, which it did. So it was that Thursday's 20.26-point or 0.6 per cent slide to 3,395.27 in the STI led to speculation that the US market might again come under