Kicking up a storm in the stock market

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SINGAPORE (Sept 8): When Hurricane Harvey began smashing its way across the US state of Texas on Aug 25, it was not a particularly big business story in the local market.

Within a few days, however, as pictures of massive flooding and widespread damage to property in Texas began emerging, and as the Republic of Singapore Air Force offered to deploy four Chinook helicopters in relief operations, it became clear that a slow-burn market event was unfolding.

Now, market watchers are getting to grips with... (Click here to read the full story.)