Tough going for blue chips, Public Bank dips below key RM4


  • Markets
  • Thursday, 29 Jul 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips ended Thursday on a disappointing note amid the record high Covid-19 infections, the impact of restrictions on the economy while a key barometer Public Bank fell below RM4 for the first time after the bonus issue.

At 5pm, the FBM KLCI was down 2.46 points or 0.16% to 1,512.93. Turnover was 4.47 billion shares valued at RM2.85bil. The broader market weakened again as decliners beat advancers 636 to 350 while 398 counters were unchanged.

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