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KL Shares open easier

Last update: 14/03/2018
KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) -- Shares on Bursa Malaysia opened easier this morning as Wall Street endured overnight choppy trading with sharp falls in the technology and energy stocks, dealers said.

At 9.01 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,862.94, declining 1.09 points from 1,864.03 at Tuesday\'s close.

The key index opened 1.54 points easier at 1,862.49.

Public Investment Bank Bhd said in a note that market participants were watching the latest shake-up in the Trump administration and digesting inflation data that matched market expectations.

"Stocks were unsettled by news before the start of trading that President Donald Trump had fired Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, while early pressure on the dollar and Treasury yields intensified.....


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