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SE Asia Stocks-S'pore leads regional losses amid global growth concerns

BANGKOK, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Singapore shares fell to a nearone-month low while most other Southeast Asian stocks also endedlower on Wednesday as flagging global economic growth triggeredselling in blue-chip stocks, including Keppel Corp

andBank Rakyat.

Singapore's Straits Times Index

, which traded inthe negative territory through the day, finished down 1.1percent at the lowest close since Sept. 13. Oil rig builderKeppel Corp led among battered large-cap stocks, sliding 1.4percent.

Thai benchmark SET indexended down 0.2 percent,erasing earlier gains. Jakarta's Composite Index

were

nearly unchanged at the close, after falling almost 1 percentearlier in the day.

Malaysian shares eased 0.24 percent to the lowest close inone week, with foreign investors selling shares worth 70 millionringgit ($22.80 million) while local institutions led netbuyers, stock exchange data showed.

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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS

Change on dayMarket Current Prev Close Pct MoveTR SE Asia Index* 414.45 415.82 -0.33Singapore 3033.81 3065.91 -1.81Kuala Lumpur 1659.40 1663.32 -0.24Bangkok 1289.35 1292.48 -0.24Jakarta 4280.01 4280.25 -0.01Manila 5369.60 5394.90 -0.47Ho Chi Minh 394.66 393.67 +0.25Change on yearMarket Current End prev yr Pct MoveTR SE Asia Index* 414.45 346.30 +19.68Singapore 3033.81 2646.35 +14.64Kuala Lumpur 1659.40 1530.73 +8.41Bangkok 1289.35 1025.32 +25.75Jakarta 4280.01 3821.99 +11.98Manila 5369.60 4371.96 +22.82Ho Chi Minh 394.66 351.55 +12.26

* The Thomson Reuters South East Asia Index

is ahighly representative indicator of stocks listed in Indonesia,Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Stock Market Volume (shares)Market Current Volume Average Volume 30 daysSingapore 255,561,800 299,758,667Kuala Lumpur 135,655,700 153,281,307Bangkok 8,046,235 6,432,825Jakarta 3,160,528,000 3,472,382,633Manila 141,028 83,270Ho Chi Minh 37,967 38,194

($1 = 3.0705 Malaysian ringgits)

(Reporting by Viparat Jantraprap; Editing by Anand Basu)

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