Malaysia's blue chips inch up, consumer stocks, HL Bank higher

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  • Friday, 07 Dec 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's blue chips inched up in early trade on Friday, boosted by gains in consumer stocks again and Hong Leong Bank but analysts expected some profit taking also ahead of the weekend.

At 9.10am, the FBM KLCI rose 0.47 of a point to 1,616.70. Turnover was 60.57 million shares valued at RM22.06mil. There were 84 gainers, 44 losers and 90 stocks unchanged.

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