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Weak Europe, Dow futures reverse STI's gain

Index closes 3.6 points lower, after rising almost 20 points during trading session following a leap in oil prices

AN almost 6 per cent jump in oil prices helped push the Straits Times Index (STI) up almost 20 points on Wednesday, but by late afternoon a reversal in the Dow futures and a weak opening for Europe brought the index down to 2,793.99, a net loss of 3.56 points.

Turnover amounted to 1.7...

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