Tomei shed 17.42%, or 27 sen to RM1.28 while Poh Kong fell 14.29%, or 19 sen to RM1.14. Both counters are among the top losers on Bursa Malaysia.
Reuters reported that gold prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by a stronger dollar as investors focused on the fiscal stimulus plan in the United States and escalating US-China tensions ahead of key trade talks later this week.
Spot gold dropped 0.4% to $2,025.58 an ounce. US gold futures eased 0.3% to US$2,033.60.