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Weak macro data dampens market mood

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 05:50
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THE local bourse capped a week of choppy trading on a dour note with the key Straits Times Index losing 8.7 points or 0.3 per cent at 2,793.15 on Friday.

Week on week, the index lost nearly 50 points or 1.4 per cent, gripped by protracted fears over a global slowdown, a commodities slump