Session of two halves ends with STI dip

Early trading sees positive gains but day ends 11.64 points lower at 3,250.02

A GAME of two halves is a phrase often used by sports commentators when describing a match in which each team takes turns at dominating play for one half of the game.

While trading should not be considered a game, the same analogy could be applied to Wednesday's trading session in Singapore.

The early session got off to a positive start, as IG market strategist Pan Jingyi noted that "support in the morning came on the back of the dovish Fed reminder and also the uptick in crude oil prices".

But the...

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