Bursa Malaysia opens lower

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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Bursa Malaysia opened lower this morning, tracking the weaker Wall Street performance overnight.


At 9.05 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 4.16 points to 1,521.08, from Wednesday’s close of 1,525.24,

The index opened 0.56 of-a-point lower at 1,524.68.


On the broader market, losers outpaced gainers 230 to 113, while 252 counters were unchanged, 1,603 untraded and seven others suspended.-BERNAMA