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Nikkei Markets

Singapore, Malaysia shares fall as investors shun risk

Technology stocks drag Singapore, Telekom Malaysia loses 11% on weak earnings

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore and Malaysia shares drifted lower Tuesday along with most Asian stock markets as investors begin to doubt trade ceasefire between the world's top two economies.

The Straits Times Index fell 0.2% to 3539.61, while the FBM KLCI ended 0.5% lower at 1845.03. Both the Singaporean dollar and Malaysian ringgit however were slightly higher against the U.S. dollar amid rising oil prices.

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