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STI slips again as Fed risk hampers trading

Banks remain a key drag on the market; trading stays thin with losers outnumbering gainers 7:4

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Singapore shares fell for the second straight session on Tuesday as broad macroeconomic uncertainties continued to weigh on market activity.

SINGAPORE shares fell for the second straight session on Tuesday as broad macroeconomic uncertainties continued to weigh on market activity.

The Straits Times Index slipped 0.8 per cent, or 25.04 points, to close at 3,298.09.

Trading remained thin, with only 1.1 billion shares