Wednesday, August 25, 2010

FBM KLCI declines in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR:'' The FBM KLCI opened lower on Wednesday, Aug 25, in line with the decline at regional markets following the overnight drop at Wall Street.

At 9.05am, the benchmark index was 0.79 of a point lower at 1,404.98. Losers beat gainers by 105 to 63, while 102 counters traded unchanged. Volume was 21.73 million shares valued at RM27.91 million.

Among the major losers in early trade, BAT fell 54 sen to RM44.08, Lay Hong lost 22 sen to RM1.50, Supermax fell 14 sen to RM5.09, DiGi shed 10 sen to RM24.64 and Bursa fell six sen to RM7.06.

Meanwhile, Maybulk and Jerneh fell five sen each to RM2.82 and RM3.22, while Hong Leong Bank fell four sen to RM8.82.

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