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Budget relief measures fail to lift stock prices

Lingering unease over Covid-19 continues to dog investors; SIA shares slip on news of sharp curtailment in flights

THE focus of the day was on Singapore Budget 2020, but the measures aimed at tackling the economic repercussions of Covid-19 had little immediate impact on blue-chip stocks most affected by the outbreak.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled on Tuesday a...