Marginal change in KLCI's closing on Tuesday


KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index ended little changed on Tuesday going up only 0.75 points to 1,288.34 from Monday's adjusted closing price. 

Losers led risers 457 to 330 with 308 counters flat  

At lunch time the error in calculating the KLCI's Monday's closing value was rectified by Bursa Malaysia and it was up 3.11 points. 

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Elsewhere: 

Hong Kong shares rose Tuesday, lifted by bargain hunting and a second straight record close on the Shanghai equities market.The blue chip Hang Seng Index rose 116.22 points, or 0.53 percent, to 22,007.32. 

In Shanghai shares rose Tuesday to their seventh record close this month as gains in financial companies profiting from a market boom offset losses for other blue chips. 

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 percent to 4,872.79, breaking the record set Monday.  

The Shenzhen Composite Index for China's smaller second market rose 1.8 percent to 1,331.22. 

Taiwan shares fell slightly Tuesday on weakness in the U.S. and South Korean markets. 

The Weighted Price Index of the Taiwan Stock Exchange dropped 27.97 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 8,910.99 points. 

Japanese stocks rose moderately on bargain hunting Tuesday amid lingering concerns about U.S. subprime loan problems. 

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 44.56 points, or 0.27 percent, to close at 16,844.61 points on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday. The index rose 0.21 percent Monday. 

Philippines shares fell Tuesday in heavy volume as jittery investors unloaded stocks to lighten their portfolios. 

The 30-company Philippine Stock Exchange Index fell 0.1 percent to 3,263.56. 

In New York The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.01, or 0.02 percent, to 13,236.53 on Monday. 

Broader stock indicators also fell. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 0.72, or 0.05 percent, to 1,452.92, and the Nasdaq composite index retreated 2.65, or 0.10 percent, to 2,542.24. 

The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index posted its biggest one-day gain in more than four years, closing up 3 percent at 6,219.00.  

The French CAC-40 index advanced 2.2 percent to 5,569.28. 

The German DAX 30 index surged 1.8 percent to 7,474.33. 

On Tuesday the European Central Bank injected another euro7.7 billion (US$10.5 billion) into money markets and said conditions were returning to normal after several days of volatility due to worries about a credit crunch. 

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