The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell 1.4% to 2534.6 from 2571.55 last week. The decline comes despite the $8 billion stimulus package announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on August 17.

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $99.9/year*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.

Bonus:

  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply

Subscribe