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STI falls for fifth day on China worries

Index mirrors HK and Shanghai markets as analysts point to continued sluggishness in China's manufacturing
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 05:50
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THE Straits Times Index on Monday fell for the fifth consecutive session, losing 23.94 points or 0.8 per cent at 2,974.41. Traders here had to contend with weakness in Hong Kong and China following news that China's October PMI was below expectations, as well as softness in the Dow futures which