31 January 2011 11:07 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Shares in Asian petrochemical companies mostly fell on Monday, in line with regional bourses, as ongoing riots in ?xml:namespace>
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Massive protests demanding the ousting of Egypt President Hosni Mubarak, who has been in power for the past 30 years, were currently ongoing in Cairo.
In Singapore, the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) slipped 49.97 points or 1.60% at 3,179.72, with the shares of crude palm oil producer Wilmar International falling 2.05%.
The SET Index closed down 17.73 points or 1.81% lower at 964.10.
Additional reporting by Nurluqman Suratman
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