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STI falls on UK poll move, Wall St loss

Citi sees political & geopolitical risks continuing to dominate short-term price action, keep investors in Asia anxious

A CONFLUENCE of factors, chiefly British Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise decision to call a snap election in the UK and a lower closing in Wall Street on Tuesday, led share prices in the local bourse to close lower for the fourth straight trading day on Wednesday.

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