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Utilities: not necessarily a power play

The electricity, water and gas sector is a hodgepodge of unsexy names and hot China stocks, reports CAI HAOXIANG

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Home-grown: Hyflux executive chairman Olivia Lum - who has won many awards for her entrepreneurship - at the company's Tuaspring desalination plant. - THE STRAITS TIMES FILE PHOTO

FOR retirees who are looking to invest their money, or for a risk-averse person just starting out, a common question will be: What are the stable stocks in the market? Not everyone is interested in chasing the latest technology initial public offering (IPO) that might be up 10 per cent one day