KLCI down 0.28% in line with region; small caps, tech stocks slide
KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The FBM KLCI fell 0.28% at the midday break today, while small capitalisation and technology-related stocks also fell.
At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI fell 5.35 points to 1,882.40. The index had earlier risen to its intra-morning high of 1,891.59.
Losers led gainers by 604 to 149, while 327 counters traded unchanged. Volume was 993.88 million shares valued at RM615.07 million.
The FBM Small Cap Index fell 1.24% to 14,706.77 while the Technology Index lost 1.48% to 31.23.
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