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STI slips as Budget optimism wanes

Singapore's most expansionary budget in more than two decades has been a non-event for the local stock market

THE Singapore stock market made a slight retreat on Thursday as the post-Budget optimism began to wane and concerns over global growth resumed centre stage.

"With the Covid-19 outbreak remaining very much in the news, global trade and growth are the immediate concerns. Singapore's Budget...