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Singapore shares close 0.4% lower

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SHARE prices in the local bourse closed lower with the key Straits Times Index down 11.26 points or 0.4 per cent at 3,126.28.

Overnight falls in Wall Street amid disappointing earnings data and the surprise news of a UK election weighed on investor sentiment.

Some 2.7 billion shares worth S$1.2 billion were done with 179 counters up and 293 down.

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