Mild fund buying lifts KLCI off early low

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  • Friday, 28 Mar 2008

KUALA LUMPUR: The market opened lower in early trade on Friday, weighed down by the overnight losses on Wall Street, but some buying of blue chips including MISC, IJM and Maybank lifted the KLCI off its early lows. 

At 10am, the KLCI was just down 0.24 point to 1,253.79, off the opening low of 1,247.10. Turnover was 197 million shares valued at RM272.60mil. There were 172 gainers, 188 losers and 138 counters unchanged. 

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