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Manufacturing growth slows, but long-term trends offer tech support

Singapore's manufacturing sector started the year strong, with factory activity rising for the 17th straight month in January. Electronics manufacturing, however, saw growth easing for the second month in a row - though manufacturers remained optimistic.

THE thesis behind the year-long rally in tech stocks remains solid despite slower-than-expected industrial production and forecasts for a tempering of growth in the second half of the year.

While some of the heady year-on-year growth numbers that were seen in previous quarters may not...

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