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Banks' rebound lifts STI by 19.5 points

All three lenders finish higher amid hopes rising interest rates would have positive impact on bank earnings

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A REBOUND in the three local banks on Thursday enabled the Straits Times Index (STI) to finish 19.49 points higher at 2,813.48. Also helping was an early rise in the Dow futures that signalled a probably firm opening for Wall Street for its own Thursday session.

Turnover amounted to 1.4...

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