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Singapore stocks fell on Wednesday, dragged lower by lenders such as OCBC, but easing geopolitical tensions over North Korea's missile programme capped any huge losses. The Straits Times Index lost 0.16 percent or 5 points to end at 3,230. Singapore's largest lender DBS on Wednesday pledged to power all its operations in the city-state using renewable energy by 2030, becoming the Asian bank to join renewable energy commitment. Keppel DC REIT said it acquired a data centre in Dublin, Ireland for 66 million euros. Its shares fell 0.4 percent. Gardenia bread maker QAF, which rose 2 percent after saying it plans to list its pork production and feedmilling business on the Australian Securities Exchange. Singapore-listed Croesus Retail Trust gained 0.4 percent after a majority of its unitholders voted in favour of Blackstone's proposed acquisition of Japanese retail mall owner. Heeton Holdings said a consortium-led by the real estate conglomerate has bought an iconic entertainment venue in Manchester City, United Kingdom.