The Straits Times Index (STI) was down 21.63 points or 0.72% as at 12.48pm on Jan 18 despite December’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) registering a 6.8% y-o-y growth, according to figures released by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on the same day.

See: Singapore's NODX logs surprise 6.8% expansion in December

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