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STI trades for most of the session within a narrow band before ending at 3,228.06, down 4.41 points; Rowsley is most active

THE local stock market underwent a quiet trading session on Thursday, with support coming from a firm overnight Wall Street but with a drag coming from a 40-point slide in the Dow futures that indicated a possibly weak opening for the US market on Thursday.

The net result was that the...