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Asia dips as China lowers growth target

STI drops 0.5%; markets in Australia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia end lower while Hong Kong closes flat

MONDAY saw markets responding positively to US-China trade developments. But the fact that it remained merely prospective and not one of certainty meant that risk-off moods resurfaced.

Add China's lowering of its gross domestic product target to 6-6.5 per cent for 2019, and you have the...

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