The Straits Times Index (STI) saw more gains than losses this week following an increase in August’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) numbers released on September 17.

See: Recovery in electronics exports pushes Singapore's NODX up by 7.7% in August

To be sure, the gain on August’s NODX numbers were mainly due to a surge in non-electronic shipments – a possible nod to the rising e-commerce sector.

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