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US-North Korean tensions rock markets; STI slips 1.4% for week

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 05:50

TENSIONS surrounding North Korea's planned missile tests and the potentially harsh US retaliation that might ensue brought the sellers out on Friday and sent the Straits Times Index down 43.52 points or 1.3 per cent to 3,279.72.

For the week, the index lost 47 points or 1.4 per cent.

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