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Slowdown fears turn Asia markets red

Singapore bourse edges lower, but ends the day better than counterparts including Malaysia, China, Japan and Hong Kong

MARKETS in Asia were a sea of red on Monday on broad sell-offs fuelled by worrying concerns about the global economic slowdown.

That caused Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) to drop 29.18 points or 0.9 per cent to close at 3,182.92.

While ending the day lower, the benchmark...

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