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Budget provides slight reprieve but virus fears linger

LAST Friday, Singapore's Straits Times Index fell 17.65 points or 0.55 per cent to close at 3,181.03. On the week, the blue-chip index slipped 39 points or 1.2 per cent from 3,220.03.

The market has been absorbing Budget-related measures, with several of them expected to mitigate the...