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Asian equities shaken by US tech tremors : Nearly all markets in the region end in the red, with STI among the worst hit, closing at 1.24% lower

Nov 21, 2018 - The Business Times Singapore

A TUMBLE in tech stocks on Wall Street overnight on Monday extended to Asian equities on Tuesday, with nearly all markets in the region ending in the red.

Singapore shares on Tuesday were among the worst hit in Asia, dragged down by financials.

It was a sea of red on the local bourse as constituents foundered on negative sentiment from the US tech slide.

Amid a slow news day, not uncommon around this time of the year, the STI shed 38.08 points to 3,026.99, its second day of lo...