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Singapore equity prices look appetising but investors not biting

Continued US-China trade hostility means further market volatility and downside risks for Singapore and the region

Singapore's Straits Times Index is trading at 12.9 times price-to-earnings, which puts the blue-chip index at the lower end of the regional range, making it comparatively cheaper than most Asian peers.


RENEWED US-China trade tensions have seen regional equity markets undergo a correction in May, and this has resulted in the Singapore market having among the cheapest valuations in Asia.

But investors do not appear to be seizing the opportunity just yet, preferring to...

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