KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI remained barely decrease at noon as profit-taking in sure key heavyweights dragged in the marketplace.
At 12.30pm, the benchmark index was down 2.34 factors to 1,595.64, according to international markets because the Ukraine struggle despatched crude oil futures rallying once more, stoking inflation fears.
In banks, Public Financial institution slid one sen to RM4.64 and Hong Leong Financial institution fell 4 sen to RM20.46, whereas Maybank rose one sen to RM8.95 and CIMB added three sen to RM5.40.
Plantation fell, led by Sime Darby Plantation down 5 sen to RM4, IOI falling 4 sen to RM4.14 and Kuala Lumpur Kepong unchanged at RM25.50.
Tech counters additionally resumed their fall with MPI slipping 22 sen to RM37.78, KESM down 9 sen to RM8.83 and D&O sliding 9 sen to RM4.67.
Prime actives have been CSH dropping 1.5 sen to fifteen sen, Pasukhas unchanged at two sen and Focus up one sen to 4 sen.
In Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei dropped 0.4%, South Korea’s Kospi shedding 0.5% and China’s composite index falling 0.5%.
Hong Kong’s Hold Seng and Australia’s ASX200 every rose 0.2%