Investing.com | Aug 06, 2015 10:30
At the close in Kuala Lumpur, the FTSE Malaysia KLCI declined 1.79% to hit a new 1-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the FTSE Malaysia KLCI were KLCC Property Holdings Bhd (KL:KLCC), which rose 2.00% or 0.14 points to trade at 7.14 at the close. Bumiputra - Commerce Holdings Bhd (KL:CIMB) added 0.38% or 0.02 points to end at 5.29 and Petronas Dagangan Bhd (KL:PETR) was up 0.37% or 0.08 points to 21.44 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Axiata Group Bhd (KL:AXIA), which lost 4.51% or 0.29 points to trade at 6.14 in late trade. DiGi.Com Bhd (KL:DSOM) declined 3.70% or 0.20 points to end at 5.20 and IOI Corporation Bhd (KL:IOIB) shed 3.50% or 0.15 points to 4.13.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 461 to 123 and 37 ended unchanged on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.47% or 0.21 to $44.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.24% or 0.12 to hit $49.71 a barrel, while the December Gold contract fell 0.11% or 1.20 to trade at $1084.40 a troy ounce.
SGD/MYR was up 0.63% to 2.8257, while USD/MYR rose 0.87% to 3.9208.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.07% at 98.04.
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