KLCI falls 0.46% as Genting-linked stocks drag, stays above 1,600

The FBM KLCI fell 0.46% at the midday break as Genting-linked stocks dragged the index lower against the backdrop of steadying regional markets, but managed to defend its crucial 1,600-point level.

At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI lost 7.36 points to 1,604.43.