KLCI falls 0.38% in tandem with regional retreat

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 5): The FBM KLCI fell 0.38% at mid-morning today, tracking fragile regional markets.

At 10am, the FBM KLCI lost 6.75 points to 1,783.36.

Losers led gainers by 388 to 129, while 280 counters traded unchanged. Volume was 523.39 million shares valued at RM312.86 million.

The losers included Nestle (M) Bhd, Genting Plantations Bhd, MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd, Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd, Petronas Gas Bhd, British American Tobacco (M) Bhd, Top Glove Corp Bhd, KESM Industries Bhd and Pavilion REIT.