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Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,139.26, down 0.7% on day

SINGAPORE stocks continued to retreat as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index falling 0.70 per cent or 22.16 points to 3,139.26 as at 1.02pm amid ongoing concerns about a trade war.

Losers outnumbered gainers 196 to 118, or about five securities down for every three up, after 1.1 billion securities worth S$352.4 million changed hands.

Among the most heavily traded by volume, Rex International Holding gained 6.1 per cent or S$0.006 to S$0.105 with 61.5 million shares traded. Thai Beverage Public Co moved up 1.6 per cent or S$0.01 to S$0.645 with 10.2 million shares traded.

Active index stocks included DBS Group Holdings, down 0.2 per cent or S$0.05 to S$24.80; and OCBC Bank, down 1.2 per cent or S$0.13 to S$11.04.

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