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16 May 2019 | 9:29 AM

Blue chips lower in cautious trade, Leong Hup in focus

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips slipped in early Thursday trade ahead of the release of the first quarter GDP data at midday and outlook from Bank Negara while Leong Hup International was in focus on its trading debut on the Main Market.

15 May 2019 | 5:56 PM

Bursa joins key Asian markets rebound, Dialog in focus

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined the key Asian markets recovery as they notched gains of between 0.4% and 2.25% with Dialog, telcos, glove makers and Maybank underpinning the advance.

Bursa Malaysia joined the key Asian markets recovery as they notched gains of between 0.4% and 2.25% with Dialog, telcos, glove makers and Maybank underpinning the advance.
15 May 2019 | 9:25 AM

KLCI climbs past 1,600 on HL Bank, Dialog gains

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips snapped the recent losing streak and the FBM KLCI edged past the crucial 1,600 level early Wednesday, shored up by gains in Hong Leong Bank, Dialog Group, Petronas Gas and Digi.

14 May 2019 | 6:31 PM

Dialog Group Q3 net profit up 20.9% to RM143.7m

KUALA LUMPUR: Dialog Group Bhd's net profit rose by 20.9% to RM143.70mil in the third quarter ended March 31, 2019, boosted by share of profit of joint ventures and associates and also lower operating expenses.

14 May 2019 | 5:42 PM

KLCI closes below key level of 1,600

KUALA LUMPUR: Local fund fund buying helped the battered FBM KLCI to close off its early lows but it was not enough to lift the index above the key 1,600 level on Tuesday due to the escalating US-China trade conflict.

Local fund fund buying helped the battered FBM KLCI to close off its early lows but it was not enough to lift the index above the key 1,600 level on Tuesday.
14 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

KLCI falls over 20pt on Wall St jitters

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips fell in early Tuesday trade, with the FBM KLCI falling nearly 1.5%, in line with the jittery key Asian markets and the sharp overnight fall on Wall Street as US-China trade tensions escalate.

13 May 2019 | 5:26 PM

Bursa, key Asian markets sink in worst week of 2019


KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined key Asian markets to close in the red on Monday after China said it will never surrender to external pressure in the escalating US-China trade war.

13 May 2019 | 9:27 AM

Blue chips waver but Petronas Dagangan, Tenaga support

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips wavered in early Monday trade due to the weaker market sentiment overseas but some nibbling of Petronas Dagangan and Tenaga Nasional helped shore up the FBM KLCI.

10 May 2019 | 5:42 PM

KLCI closes at January 2016 low on US-China trade war

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's FBM KLCI closed at Friday's low as blue chips came under continued selling pressure from foreign funds while the ringgit weakened against the US dollar due to the intensifying US-China trade war.

KLCI closes at January 2016 low on US-China trade war
10 May 2019 | 9:29 AM

KLCI falls as US tariffs on China goods near noon deadline

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips fell in early Friday trade as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the noon deadline on the US government’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods leaving China at midday.