Cautious sentiment drags Bursa lower in early trade

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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 5): Bursa Malaysia opened lower on Tuesday morning, extending Monday’s downtrend as investors remained cautious over the weak external development amid lack of domestic catalysts, dealers said.


At 9.05 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) shed 4.78 points to 1,517.69 from Monday’s close of 1,522.47.


It opened 0.23 of-a-point lower at 1,522.24. -BERNAMA