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KLCI bucks regional downtrend at opening as bargain-hunting kicks in

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia has bucked the regional downtrend to open firmer today, as bargain-hunting emerged following the recent losses. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 4.55 points, or 0.30 per cent to 1,518.50 from

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KLCI down by nearly 27 points amid talk of change in govt

PUCHONG: The FBM KLCI today fell by 26.48 points this morning, following due to uncertainty over speculation that there may be a change in government today. As of opening time, the stock market only opened at 1,501.47 but it later

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All 30 FBM KLCI counters in the red as tensions In Middle East rise

KUALA LUMPUR: The local stock market took a direct hit from the escalating tension in the Middle East with all index were pushed into the red at early trade. All top 30 counters on FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI)

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KLCI dips by 0.35% as domestic sentiment remains cautious

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI fell 0.35% to remain at a four-year low at mid-morning today, despite the uptrend at regional markets as domestic sentiment remained wary. At 10am, the FBM KLCI fell 5.53 points to 1,558.65. Gainers led losers

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KLCI falls 0.65% due to possible US-Europe trade war

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI lost 0.65% at mid-morning today as sentiment turned weak in line with the downward trend at regional markets on worries of a fresh trade war between US and Europe. At 10am, the FBM KLCI lost

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KLCI rises in tandem with regional gains

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI rose in early trade this morning, tracking the gains at regional markets, lifted by gains at select index-linked stocks including Petronas counters. At 9.05am, the FBM KLCI added 3.65 points to 1,599.50.  The early gainers

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KLCI opens lower amid end of Axiata Telenor merger

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI opened down 13.97 points or 0.87% today before paring losses as investors evaluated the termination of the planned Axiata Group Bhd-Telenor ASA merger and US equities’ overnight performance. At 9am today, the KLCI opened at

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KLCI opens on the upside as US stocks rose overnight

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI opened higher today before extending gains as Asian equities took cue from US stocks’ Thursday overnight rise. Global shares rose on US-China trade war de-escalation expectation and after the US announced optimistic economic data.  

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KLCI starts low before rising

KUALA LUMPUR: KLCI opened low today before rising as Asian equities rose amid an apparent easing in Brexit and Hong Kong’s political concerns. At 9am, the KLCI opened down 0.37 point at 1,599.52 before rising 2.42 points at 9:02am to

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KLCI opened higher this morning

KUALA LUMPUR: The KLCI opened higher today due to bargain hunting after a substantial drop yesterday and after the ringgit strengthened. At 9am today, the KLCI opened up 2.34 points or 0.15% at 1,593.86. At 9:07am the index rose 2.63

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