Bursa, Asian markets retreat on growing Covid-19 fears

At Bursa, consumer stocks were the top losers with F&N down RM1.48 to RM30.52, Nestle RM1 to RM140, Carlsberg 60 sen to RM29.28.

KUALA LUMPUR: Banks led blue chips lower on Friday as worries about the fallout on the economy continued to weigh on investor and the anxiety among investors was also seen in Asian markets.

At 5pm, the KLCI was down 7.93 points or 0.53% to 1,483.10. Turnover was 2.65 billion shares valued at RM2.28bil. Decliners beat advancers 649 to 251 while 326 counters were unchanged.

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