Bursa Malaysia ends at nearly 2-year low

Bursa Malaysia closed trading at a nearly two-year low today with the key index slumping 1.025%, as heightened US-China trade worries battered sentiment globally, dealers said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 17.23 points to 1,663.31 after fluctuating between 1,662.81 and 1,674.67 throughout the day.

The stock market barometer finished weaker at 1,663.03 on Jan 17 last year.

Losses in Sime Darby Plantation and CIMB dragged the composite index down by a total of 4.744 points, after falling 21 sen to RM4.48 and 13 sen to RM5.65 respectively.


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