Petronas stocks, Press Metal underpin KLCI’s slight gains

  • Markets
  • Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips managed to shrug off the early losses to eke out mild gains on Tuesday, tracking the firmer Wall Street close while crude oil price climbed, pushing Petronas-linked stocks  higher.

At 9.44am, the KLCI was up 0.52 of  a point or 0.03% to 1,879.28. The previous day it jumped 10 points on late fund buying where foreign institutions were net buyers at RM111mil.