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Singapore shares down 0.59% on Monday

Published on Jan 20, 2014 5:25 PM

Singapore shares fell on Monday amid a wider rout in Asia as investors took their money off the table following disappointing economic news coming out of China.

The local benchmark Straits Times Index shed 18.54 points, or 0.59 per cent, to 3,128.79.

Some 3.06 billion shares changed hands, valued at $787.8 million.

The top active was Mirach Energy, rising 3.3 cents to 20 cents on a volume of 505.6 million shares.

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