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Singapore stocks down on profit-taking, Thailand up on earnings

Southeast Asian stocks were mixed today, with Singapore's Straits Times Index retreating from a near 11-month high on profit-taking, while news on earnings of a cement firm led gains in Thai shares. The Singapore index fell 0.65% to 3256.37 on profit-taking after it closed at its highest since June 2013 in the previous session,... Read More

A game room for employees is seen at Motorola Mobility global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 23, 2014.

A game room for employees is seen at Motorola Mobility global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 23, 2014.

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