SGX Stock Market

22Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,212.19, down 0.01% on day

Singapore Stocks Watch:
SINGAPORE stocks a continued afternoon exchanging negative area on Friday, with the Straits Times Index losing 1.46 focuses, or 0.05 percent to 3,212.19 as at 1.02pm.

Washouts dwarfed gainers 152 to 147, after about 446.3 million offers worth S$447.7 million traded hands.

Among the most intensely exchanged counters by volume, AEM Holdings increased 4.2 percent, or five Singapore pennies to S$1.24 each, with 14.6 million offers exchanged.

Other dynamic stocks included CapitaLand which lost 1.4 percent, or five Singapore pennies to S$3.46, and SGX which fell 1.4 percent, or 10 Singapore pennies to S$7.31.

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Jump in Hong Fok’s offer value prompts SGX RegCo inquiry

BOURSE controller Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has questioned property engineer Hong Fok over “irregular value developments” in its offers as of late. The controller did not explain the period being referred to nor the size of the value change. The company’s offer cost was up about 6.42 percent on Friday morning.

SGX RegCo’s head of observation Kelvin Koh, in an open question issued on Friday morning, asked the mainboard-recorded organization on the off chance that it had any data that was not declared or on the off chance that it knew about any bits of gossip that could clarify the value development of its offers.

“Such data may incorporate occasions that are possibly material and value touchy, for example, dialogs and exchanges that may prompt joint endeavors, mergers, acquisitions or buy or clearance of a critical resource,” Mr Koh said.

The Business Times noticed that Hong Fok’s offer value rose 6.42 percent to 99.5 Singapore pennies on Friday morning in under two hours of exchanging from the opening chime, making it one of the best 10 propelling stocks regarding rate. Further, the stock advanced around 15 percent in exchanging value this week.

The stock cost has been on a climb since March 5 when it was exchanging at 72.5 Singapore pennies, aside from a plunge on Wednesday when it reported a fixed-salary offering of S$100 million.

Moreover, exchanging volume hit over 4.6 million offers over Tuesday to Thursday, practically triple the 1.5 million offers proceeded onward Monday.

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19Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: Former HUDC domain Braddell View to dispatch en alliance deal with S$2.08b save cost

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE’s biggest private site – Braddell View – will be propelled for aggregate deal by open delicate on March 27 at a hold cost of S$2.08 billion, with private proprietors remaining to get between S$2 million and S$4 million each, promoting specialist Colliers International said on Tuesday.

This comes after 80 percent of the proprietors, by both offer esteem and strata region, consented to put the advancement available.

The hold value works out to a land rate of S$1,199 per square foot per plot proportion, comprehensive of the differential premium to increase land use, and to top up the rent to a new 99 years which is assessed at S$795.1 million.

The delicate will close at 3pm on May 28.

Braddell View’s property region is 1.14 million sq ft, and the site has 102 years leasehold residency from Feb 1, 1978, which means a parity rent term of around 61 years.

The redevelopment site includes two separate land parts, one that is around 618,221 sq ft, and another that is around 524,055 sq ft, Colliers said.

The advancement in Braddell Hill is the biggest of the 18 Housing and Urban Development Company (HUDC) domains in Singapore. It has 918 private units and two business units. The private units contain 824 lofts, 78 maisonettes and 16 penthouses.

The sizes of private units at Braddell View extend between 1,453 sq ft and 3,369 sq ft (around 135 sq m and 313 sq m). Contingent upon the measure of their property, proprietors of the private units remain to get between S$2.04 million and S$4.03 million each, upon fruitful clearance of the improvement, Colliers said.

In the interim, proprietors of the business shops, which range 194 sq ft and 517 sq ft (18 sq m and 48 sq m), could get somewhere in the range of S$529,500 and S$1.2 million individually.

Tang Wei Leng, overseeing chief at Colliers International stated: “Given this is a sizeable improvement, it is probably going to see enthusiasm originating from a consortium of designers. We anticipate that invested individuals should direct broad due persistence on the site, and will do our best to accumulate as much data to enable imminent givers to evaluate the benefits of the plot, just as limit potential dangers and lower the dimension of vulnerability.

“In the coming weeks, we will connect with the experts to look for greater clearness on traffic sway think about, the plausibility of a staged redevelopment of the site, and even investigate the perhaps of selling the site as two separate plots.”

Independently, Alex Teo, director of the Braddell View aggregate deal board of trustees, stated: “Having gained the 80 percent accord to take the aggregate deal process forward is a key achievement in our en coalition deal venture. We began the marking procedure a year prior, and we knew then that it would not be a simple undertaking given the huge number of proprietors in the domain. I am delighted that proprietors have been receptive, connected with and submitted all through the whole marking procedure, cognisant of the way that the domain is maturing and needing revival.”

Under the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Master Plan 2014, the site is zoned for private use. It has a gross plot proportion of 2.1, and will have a proposed all out gross floor territory of about 2.4 milion sq ft.

The advancement, which was finished around 1981, was the last HUDC bequest to be privatized. Its privatization in March 2017 denoted the conclusion of the administration’s privatization program for HUDC homes.

Colliers gauges that up to 2,620 new private units with a normal size of around 915 sq ft could be based on the site, subject to endorsement from the pertinent specialists.

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18Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,212.15, up 0.37% on day

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SINGAPORE stocks edged up as exchanging continued on Monday evening, with the Straits Times Index rising 0.37 percent or 11.97 indicates on the day 3,212.15 as at 1.01pm.

Gainers dwarfed failures 167 to 156, after 433.6 million securities worth S$401.4 million changed hands.

Among the most intensely exchanged by volume, ICP tumbled to S$0.008 with 26 million offers exchanged. Rex International exchanged up at S$0.084 with 22.4 million offers trading hands.

Singapore’s 2019 GDP development gauge to direct to 2.4% on outside headwinds

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is anticipating that Singapore’s GDP development should direct to 2.4% in 2019 from 3.2% in the earlier year, against the scenery of an all the more difficult condition for fares and the assembling area.

This is as per the organization’s most recent Economic Insight: South-East Asia report, which is created by Oxford Economics, the foundation’s accomplice and monetary forecaster.

ICAEW’s anticipated 2019 GDP development figure for Singapore comes in hardly lower than the 2.5% extension expected by expert forecasters by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in March.

The establishment is likewise expecting a backing off of monetary development over the Southeast Asian area to 4.8% this year from 5.1% in 2018 – due to slower send out development in the midst of expanded exchange protectionism, just as slower Chinese import request – before facilitating further to 4.7% in 2020.

In a public statement on Monday, ICAEW takes note of that despite the fact that Singapore’s gently expansionary Budget for 2019 leaves “space to intercede” should monetary conditions decline forcefully, its drives, for example, the Bicentennial Bonus for low-pay people are probably not going to prompt any noteworthy bob in family unit going through this year.

As indicated by the report, family unit spending is relied upon to back off from that of 2018 as higher local financing costs, just as negative riches impacts because of the fall in value costs in 2018, will decrease by and large family going through influence this year.

ICAEW additionally expects lazy private speculation and rising headwinds confronting business venture to prompt a balance in local interest this year, with corporate benefit force to relax due to hosed private and financial specialist suppositions because of exchange protectionism.

In any case, ICAEW trusts Singapore’s administration ongoing measures to help organizations and empower venture, especially in adjusting to Industry 4.0, will keep on supporting speculation exercises throughout the following year and a half to come.

Reasonably higher business development is additionally prone to help wage development of around 3.7% this year, which is like 2018, it includes.

“Looking forward, we anticipate that the dangers should the financial viewpoint of the area to be fundamentally to the drawback. A more honed log jam in Chinese monetary development activated by compounding certainty or a recharged heightening in US-China exchange strains would all influence worldwide exchange and development over the locale,” says Sian Fenner, ICAEW financial counsel and lead Asia business analyst for Oxford Economics.

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13Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Wednesday evening at 3,186.18, down 0.8% on day

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE stocks edged down as exchanging continued on Wednesday evening, with the Straits Times Index declining 0.81 percent or 26.07 indicates on the day 3,186.18 as at 1.03pm.

Failures dwarfed gainers 193 to 140, after 459.4 million securities worth S$550.5 million changed hands.

Among the most intensely exchanged by volume, KrisEnergy exchanged at S$0.055 with 21.4 million offers exchanged. Keppel Infrastructure Trust exchanged at S$0.485 with 21.2 million offers trading hands.

UOB costs first Panda bond at 3.49%

The offering has a membership rate of 2.7 occasions from resource chiefs and business bank financial specialists.

Joined Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) has declared it has valued Renminbi (RMB) bond at 3.49%, checking as its first Panda bond from Singapore and the second issued from a Southeast Asian money related foundation.

The three-year $404.4m (¥2b) offering has a membership rate of 2.7 occasions from resource supervisors and business bank financial specialists crosswise over Asia. 38% was set to China’s inland speculators and 62% to universal seaward financial specialists.

“Our support in China’s coastal obligation advertise, one of the biggest all inclusive, empowers us to develop our quality in China as the nation keeps on changing the RMB and its monetary markets,” said Wee Ee Cheong, representative executive and gathering CEO at UOB.

This Panda bond issuance from UOB is the second offering from the Group after United Overseas Bank (China’s) coastal budgetary bond issued in April 2018. The two issuances are appraised AAA by China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co., Ltd with a steady viewpoint.

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12Mar
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Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Tuesday evening at 3,226.14, up 1.1% on day

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE stocks a continued evening exchanging positive area on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index rising 34.72 focuses, or 1.1 percent on the day to 3,226.14 as at 1.03pm.

Gainers dwarfed failures 217 to 128, after about 583.4 million offers worth S$488.7 million traded hands.

Among the most vigorously exchanged by volume, Rex International was up 5.6 percent, or 0.4 Singapore penny to 7.6 Singapore pennies, with 43.3 million offers exchanged.

Other dynamic stocks included Hi-P which increased 4.7 percent, or eight Singapore pennies to S$1.80, AEM Holdings which rose 4.1 percent, or five Singapore pennies to S$1.28; and City Developments Limited which was up 3.5 percent, or S$0.31 to S$9.12 each.

Singapore retail deals rise 7.6% in January

RETAIL deals in Singapore were up 7.6 percent year on year in January, recuperating from December’s 5.8 percent droop, as indicated by Tuesday’s Department of Statistics (Singstat) explanation.

January’s complete retail deals takings were about S$4.2 billion, with online retail deals making up 4.8 percent. The ascent in deals was expansive based, with engine vehicles seeing the greatest increment of 20 percent, which Singstat ascribed mostly to that month’s Singapore Motorshow occasion. Barring engine vehicles, January’s deals were up 5.3 percent year on year.

Higher interest amid January’s pre-Chinese New Year merry season likewise added to deals development of between 8 percent and 10.5 percent for clothing and footwear, medicinal merchandise and toiletries, retail establishments, general stores and hypermarkets, and sustenance retailers.

Seeing unassuming increments in development of between 0.9 percent and 5.2 percent were watches and gems, small scale shops and advantageous stores, furniture and family unit gear, and recreational products. Petroleum administration station deals development was level at 0.1 percent.

Interestingly, PC and media communications hardware deals fell 11.5 percent, due somewhat to bring down interest for cell phones. It was one of just two classes to see a year-on-year deals decline, with optical products and books likewise down 1.6 percent.

Sustenance and drink administrations were up 5.9 percent year on year at S$862 million, however this was down 2.1 percent from December. Inexpensive food outlets, nourishment cooks, and eateries saw year-on-year deals development of between 7.5 percent and 10.8 percent, however other eating spots, for example, bistros saw development of simply 1.8 percent.

On an occasionally balanced premise, retail deals edged up 0.2 percent month on month in January. Barring engine vehicles, in any case, they were down 1.5 percent from December.

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11Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Monday evening at 3,196.27, up 0.01% on day

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE stocks continued exchanging level on Monday evening, with the Straits Times Index expanding 0.01 percent or 0.40 point on the day to 3,196.27 as at 1.06pm.

Washouts dwarfed gainers 178 to 132, after 469.8 million securities worth S$373 million changed hands.

Among the most vigorously exchanged by volume, Hi-P International exchanged at S$1.70 with 20.5 million offers exchanged. Keppel Infrastructure Trust exchanged at S$0.495 with 9.7 million offers trading hands

SGX daily average normal esteem hit a six-month high at $1.06b in February

There were 100 new bond postings which raised $42.87b.

The Singapore Exchange recorded a 8% MoM increment in its securities day by day normal esteem (SDAV) to $1.06b in February, hitting its half year high. Notwithstanding, it was still down 39% contrasted with the figures in February 2018.

The bourse’s all out securities showcase turnover fell 12% MoM and 42% YoY to $19.1b more than 18 exchanging days. The market turnover estimation of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) additionally smashed 52% MoM and 70% YoY to $103m.

For subordinates, complete volume plunged 2% MoM and rose 1% YoY to 18.2 million.

SGX noticed that there February saw 1 Catalist posting and 100 new bond postings which raised $42.87b. The all out market capitalisation estimation of the 740 recorded firms hit $970.84b as of end-February.

8Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: Singapore shares open lower on Friday; STI down 0.7% to 3,206.06

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE shares opened lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index withdrawing 23.42 focuses, or 0.73 percent to 3,206.06 as at 9.01am.

Failures dwarfed gainers 81 to 46, after about 59.4 million offers worth S$71.9 million changed hands.

The most effectively exchanged counters by volume included Nico Steel which was level at 0.5 Singapore penny with 12.9 million offers exchanged, and YZJ Shipbuilding which was unaltered at S$1.42, with 2.7 million offers exchanged.

Other dynamic record stocks included Cache Logistics Trust which increased 1.4 percent, or one Singapore penny to S$0.72. Banking stocks were additionally down in the early morning exchange: OCBC and DBS fell 0.9 percent each to S$11.10 and S$25.10 individually, while UOB lost 0.6 percent to S$25.02.

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Cennerv Pharma records fundamental outline for SGX Catalist posting

Singapore-based Cennerv Pharmaceuticals (CPL) has recorded a fundamental outline to list on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Catalist Board. The evaluating, add up to be raised, and timing of the offering have not yet been declared. CPL represents considerable authority in medications of Central Nervous System (CNS) issue, for example, sorrow, a sleeping disorder, dementia, schizophrenia and chemical imbalance. In September 2018, it had documented a starter outline to list on the Catalist Board however chose to delay the possible advertising. The most recent recording is CPL’s second endeavor. CPL said it means to utilize the returns to start the clinical advancement of its lead sedate applicants, CB2810 and CB2202, and to start the planning of Investigational New Drug (IND) applications for its residual medication competitors, CB2233, CB8411, and CB0306. CPL created other pay of S$8,370 ($6,150), however different misfortunes came in at S$98,204, in this manner clearing out the complete salary amid the nine months finishing September 30, 2018.

This looks at to an all out pay of S$7,040 amid a similar period in 2017. All out misfortunes inferable from investors exacerbated to S$1.84 million amid the nine-month time frame, driven by higher worker compensation. The organization’s controlling investor is Dr Anil Kumar Ratty, CPL’s administrator, official chief, and CEO. Ratty at present possesses a considered enthusiasm of 60.37 million offers held by Chakra Biotech while another 1.36 million offers are held by his better half, Sawarn Kaur. The IPO’s support, issue administrator, and position specialist is PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte Ltd.

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7Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: Aviva Singapore working benefit up 14% on money related warning portion development

Singapore Stocks Watch: AVIVA Singapore saw a 14 percent expansion in working benefit in monetary 2018 to £125 million (S$223.1 million) from £110 million per year back, driven by development in the budgetary warning divert throughout everyday life.

The safety net provider’s estimation of new business (VNB) was up 25 percent to £152 million from £123 million, with solid deals from the money related warning channel and improved blend towards security. VNB is a measurement for estimating development in the protection business.

In Singapore, the organization developed its conveyance connect with 1,540 counsels versus 1,266 out of 2017. This incorporates 816 money related guides versus the earlier year’s 673.

General protection and wellbeing saw working misfortunes of 16 percent, an expansion from the 8 percent misfortune the earlier year. Aviva said it was affected by expanded cases recurrence, and the executives is actualizing therapeutic activities to improve the business.

It has continued a money profit installment of £6 million.

DBS is Maybank Kim Eng’s best pick in the midst of desire for more extensive NIM in 2019

Maybank Kim Eng Research says DBS Bank is its best pick among neighborhood relies upon the back of its solid ease store establishment.

“Local banks, with lower credit to stores (LD) proportions and higher blend of minimal effort stores, should see net premium edges (NIMs) rise further,” says examiner Thilan Wickramasinghe in a cover Wednesday.

“We trust DBS is best situated to astound on the upside from rising SIBOR,” he includes. “Together with solid execution and a potential profit yield of 5.4% (among the most noteworthy genuine profit yields in the area), it remains our best pick.”

Maybank has a “purchase” approach DBS with an objective cost of $29.56.

As indicated by Wickramasinghe, the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate, or SIBOR, has expanded by six premise directs year-toward date. This pursues a 63bps ascent in 2018.

As far as he can tell, SIBOR is relied upon to keep on rising this year, as some bank store liquidity gets redirected to Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) keeps up its current SGD gratefulness approach in April.

“A recreation of a further 10bps increment in SIBOR from our base case demonstrates that net intrigue salary will rise 0.5% for DBS, trailed by 0.2% for OCBC and 0.1% for UOB,” Wickramasinghe says.

While Wickramasinghe trusts OCBC may likewise profit by the rising rate, he noticed that 40% of its profit are attached to non-premium salary – to a great extent from unstable protection income.

Subsequently, Maybank is keeping its “hold” approach OCBC until execution dangers move toward becoming clearer. The exploration house has an objective cost of $10.73 on OCBC.

In the interim, Maybank has a “purchase” proposal on UOB with an objective cost of $29.71.

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6Mar

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Wednesday evening at 3,232.06, down 0.1% on day

Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE stocks stayed delicate as exchanging continued on Wednesday evening, with the Straits Times Index declining 0.06 percent or 2.01 indicates on the day 3,232.06 as at 1.05pm after a frail morning.

Gainers dwarfed washouts 172 to 137, or around five securities up for each four down, after 627.6 million securities worth S$429.0 million changed hands.

Among the most vigorously exchanged by volume, Nico Steel Holdings progressed 20.0 percent or S$0.001 to S$0.006 with 44.2 million offers exchanged. Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings fell 0.7 percent or S$0.01 to S$1.39 with 18.1 million offers exchanged.

Dynamic file stocks included DBS Group Holdings, up 0.1 percent or S$0.03 to S$25.46; and OCBC Bank, up 0.4 percent or S$0.05 to S$11.25

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Singapore eyes raising retirement and re-work age

CPF payout qualification age would stay at 65.

Priest for Manpower Josephine Teo declared amid her discourse at the Committee of Supply 2019 that the Tripartite Workgroup on Older Workers is hoping to raise the retirement and re-business age of 62 and 67 individually.

Teo said that raising the retirement age (RA) would additionally spur laborers and bosses to put resources into abilities overhauling and work upgrade for senior specialists, while raising the re-work age (REA) would offer the adaptability to reset occupations and help managers alter with business vulnerabilities.

Teo guaranteed that these will “be actualized in little strides after some time” for businesses to make changes. CPF payout qualification age will stay at 65.

“In the following period of its work, the Workgroup will construct a tripartite agreement on (a) how far and how quick the RA and REA ought to be raised, and (b) the CPF commitment rates for more seasoned laborers, adjusting the need to help improve retirement ampleness and support employability for our more seasoned specialists,” Teo said.

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5Mar

Singapore Stock Watch: Singapore shares down at Tuesday’s open; STI down 0.41% to 3,237.88

Singapore Stock Watch: SINGAPORE stocks opened flimsier on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.41 percent or 13.2 focuses to 3,237.88 as at 9.01am after China cut its official development standpoint for the year.

Washouts dwarfed gainers 63 to 36, or around seven securities down for each four up, after 28.2 million securities worth S$49.6 million changed hands.

 

Among the most vigorously exchanged by volume, AEM Holdings, which is exchanging on a cum-profit premise, shed 1.7 percent or S$0.02 to S$1.15 with 1.2 million offers exchanged. Hey P International climbed 0.7 percent or S$0.01 to S$1.52 with 1.0 million offers exchanged.

Asian Stocks Gain

Dynamic list stocks included DBS Group Holdings, down 0.7 percent or S$0.19 to S$25.31; and Jardine Strategic Holdings, up 0.2 percent or US$0.08 to US$40.12. Both are exchanging on a cum-profit premise

Stocks to watch: DBS, Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust, Declout, China Jinjiang

THE accompanying organizations saw new advancements that may influence exchanging of their offers on Tuesday:

DBS: The bank declared the dispatch of its privately fused auxiliary, DBS Bank India (DBIL) on Monday. It intends to build up in excess of 100 client touchpoints – a blend of branches and stands – crosswise over 25 urban areas in the following 12 to year and a half. This month, DBIL will open nine new branches and grow inside urban communities where it is now present in. It will likewise open five branches in unbanked country focuses. DBS shares quit for the day Singapore pennies at S$25.08 on Monday.

Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust (FLT): Its supervisor said on Monday that the land venture trust (Reit) will be incorporated into the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series (Global Developed Index) from March 19, 2019. FLT units shut one Singapore penny down at S$1.12 on Monday.

Declout: As at the end of Exeo Global’s buyout offer for the Catalist-recorded innovation firm on Monday, the offeror had offers and legitimate acknowledgments speaking to about 95.04 percent of the all out issued shares, and about 94.64 percent of the most extreme potential issued shares in the organization. Exeo plans to make Declout its completely possessed backup, and will delist it following the end of the offer. Declout shares keep going shut on Monday, down 0.1 Singapore penny at S$0.129. It called for suspension of exchanging on Tuesday morning

China Jinjiang: Moody’s Investor Service minimized on Monday squander to-vitality organization China Jinjiang Environment Holding’s (CJE) corporate family evaluating to Ba3 from Ba2 and the senior unbound rating on its USD attach to B1 from Ba3. Its evaluations viewpoint is negative, because of the gathering’s proceeded with difficulties identifying with CJE’s tight liquidity position and renegotiating hazard. CJE said on Tuesday morning that it noticed Moody’s worries and is finding a way to address them, including observing the pace of its development and fortifying its money position. CJE shares shut on March 4 down S$0.045 at S$0.59

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