Singapore stocks extend fall, other SE Asia shares end mixed


Singapore stocks fall again on Thursday, dragged down by industrials and financials. (Reuters photo)

Singapore shares fell for a fourth straight session on Thursday, dragged down by industrials and financials, while Philippine stocks rose for a second time in three days.

Asian shares hovered above two-month lows as some high-tech bellwethers bounced back after a searing sell-off although softer oil and copper prices and uncertainty over US policy kept many investors cautious.

Investors are looking to final tax reform legislation in the United States, where a potential US government shutdown looms if Congress fails to agree on a spending package.

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