Bursa gives up most gains after firm foreign fund buying

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia came under profit taking early Friday after net foreign fund buying rose to RM100mil the previous day, spurred by strong corporate earnings especially by banks and telcos.

At 9.31am, the FBM KLCI was down 8.93 points or 0.56% to 1,584.97. Turnover was 1.52 billion shares valued at RM568.03mil. There were 321 gainers, 339 losers and 283 counters unchanged.

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