(Aug 28): Local equities suffered losses for four consecutive sessions in the past week, with the benchmark Straits Times Index falling 0.95% between Aug 15 and 22. Our Singapore Market Portfolio also declined in value — by 0.6% — led by a 2.2% fall in the shares of high-tech equipment maker Venture Corp, a 2% decline each for Singapore Exchange and lubricant maker AP Oil International and a 1.8% drop in the shares of property developer CapitaLand.

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