Bursa stays firm amid drop in oil prices

  • Markets
  • Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: The local market managed to hold firm in Tuesday's morning trade as regional markets fell back on a sharp decline in crude oil prices and a bullish dollar.

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.7%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 0.9% and the Kospi slid 0.2%.