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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Taking the cue from Wall Street's selloff on Friday, Singapore shares posted sharp declines in Monday's session with the Straits Times Index (STI) slipping 29.18 points or 0.9 per cent to close at 3,182.92.

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Markets in Asia post sharp declines on growing global growth concerns; STI down 0.9%

TAKING the cue from Wall Street's selloff on Friday, Singapore shares posted sharp declines in Monday's session with the Straits Times Index (STI) slipping 29.18 points or 0.9 per cent to close at 3,182.92.


 

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Singapore shares slide 0.9% as global growth concerns mount

THE Straits Times Index (STI) slipped 29.18 points or 0.9 per cent to close at 3,182.92.