BCHB, Maybank top losers at midday

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  • Monday, 22 Jun 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Index heavyweights BCHB and Maybank were among the top losers at the end of the first trading session Monday as investors took profit on a market correction.

The World Bank reported today that the global economy was expected to contract 2.9% this year compared to a previous estimate of a 1.7% decline while it would expand 2% next year compared to a previous prediction of a 2.3% growth.

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