KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The FBM KLCI fell 18.35 points or 1.04%, tracking Asian share losses as investors evaluated the impact of the US-China trade spat on world markets.
The ringgit weakened past the 4.0000 level against the US dollar.
At Bursa Malaysia, the KLCI closed at 1,743.43 points at 5pm after falling to its intraday low at 1,735.30. Among Asian share markets, Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.75% while South Korea's Kospi sank 1.16%. China markets were closed today for the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Number forecast operator (NFO) Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (BToto) net profit more than halved to RM35.18 million in the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2018 (4QFY18), from RM72.49 million a year ago, due to impairment in value of available-for-sales quoted investments and goodwill on leasing of lottery equipment business in the Philippines.