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Singapore shares up as election campaigning gets underway

STI up 20.26 points at 2,610.17; market sentiment boosted by signs that China's factories are slowly gathering steam.BY ANGELA TAN

SINGAPORE shares ended Wednesday on a firmer note, but trading interest was light, with some brokers spending their time following the various "live coverages" of the campaigning for the general election here.

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