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Blue chips get big window-dressing push

STI closes 48 points higher after leaping 88 points at the opening, as turnover almost doubles from the day before

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ON May 31, volume done in the local market surged to S$1.97 billion, more than triple the S$600 million done one day earlier, more than double the average for the week before, and easily the best one-day total in 2016. That day the Straits Times Index (STI) jumped 38 points to an intraday high