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Renewed virus concerns spook STI

Index extends early losses to finish 38.83 points or 1.2% lower at 3,142.20; all but one of its 30 components close in the red

SINGAPORE equities resumed their slide on Monday as sentiment worsened due to a spike in cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in South Korea as well as signs the virus has established a foothold in Italy after a cluster emerged there.

Vishnu Varathan, Mizuho Bank's head of economics...