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SGX will not ban bearish bets, priority is to keep markets accessible

Circuit breakers activated on March 13 by 14 SGX-listed stocks, while only five stocks triggered it on March 16

Singapore

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) will not restrict bearish bets even as several European exchanges as well as Bursa Malaysia have banned short-selling amid abnormally high market volatility.

And while some trading across various global venues has been intermittently halted in...