KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips fell in early Friday trade, but the drop was not as acute as the previous two days, as the selling was seen as overdone. However, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank weighed down the FBM KLCI.
At 9.04am, the KLCI was down 2.41 points or 0.14% to 1,706.08. Turnover was 75.66 million shares valued at RM38.57mil. There were 67 gainers, 162 losers and 156 counters unchanged.