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STI flat on weak China data, Wall Street fall

Index dips in fourth straight day of losses; eyes on coming US data for indication on possible September rate rise

WEAK manufacturing data from China and an overnight fall in Wall Street gave the local bourse no reason to sing and dance, with shares in the local bourse ending the day on a cold, flat note.

The benchmark Straits Times Index fell 1.75 points or 0.05 per cent to 3,191.04, extending Monday