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Singapore shares open lower again on global market turmoil


SINGAPORE'S benchmark Straits Times Index opened on Tuesday morning at 2,754.35 points, down 1.35 per cent or 37.57 points, at 9.03am.

The decline echoed Monday sell-offs in the US and Europe, along with falling commodities prices.

Some 65.8 million shares worth S$78.2 million changed hands. Gainers outnumbered losers 20 to 141.

Top stocks traded by value were DBS, ST Engineering, Singtel, UOB and OCBC. All opened lower.

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