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Singapore, Malaysia shares rise on strong US earnings

STI ended May with 5.4% gain, while the KLCI added 0.4%

KUALA LUMPUR (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore and Malaysia shares rose Monday as investors in Asia drew comfort from robust U.S. corporate earnings and easing geopolitical tensions in the Korean peninsula.

The Straits Times Index climbed 1% to close at 3,613.93, while the FBM KLCI ended 0.4% higher at 1,870.37. In Singapore, real estate and finance stocks rose, while industrial and gaming shares gained in its neighboring market. Both Malaysia and Singapore markets will be closed on Tuesday.

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