KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips slipped early Monday on offering of Genting Bhd yet the more extensive market was firmer (Klse Stock Tips) while raw petroleum costs crawled up.
At 9.26am (Klse Stock Tips),
the FBM KLCI was down 0.18 of a point or 0.01% to 1,763.82. Turnover was 478.15 million offers esteemed at RM136.88mil. There were 216 gainers, 174 washouts and 262 counters unaltered.
The dollar held enduring against the yen on Monday, having withdrawn from 12-week highs set a week ago, because of reestablished concentrate on geopolitical dangers in the midst of worries that North Korea might set up another rocket test.
Oil costs edged up on Monday, stopping a 2% slide from Friday, on desires that Saudi Arabia would keep on restraining its yield with a specific end goal to help costs (KLSE Stock Recommendation), and as the measure of apparatuses boring for new oil in the United States plunged.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front-month unrefined fates were exchanging at US$49.44 per barrel at 0015 GMT, up 15 pennies, or 0.3%, from their last close.
Brent unrefined fates, the universal benchmark at oil costs, were up 8 pennies, or 0.14%, at US$55.70 a barrel.
At Bursa (Klse Stock Picks), Genting Bhd fell seven sen to RM9.61 while Hong Leong Bank was down 10 sen to RM15.78 with 100 offers done.
Selangor Properties fell the most, down 14 sen to RM4.67 with 500 offers done, Hartalega 10 sen bring down at RM6.87 while Perak Corp and Bison lost seven sen each to RM1.51 and RM2.28 and VS Industries lost six sen to RM2.94.
Carlsberg lost 12 sen to RM14.80 and Ajinomoto lost 10 sen to RM19.90.
Sunway-WB was the best gainer, up 30 sen to 60.5 sen. Genting Plantations rose 14 sen to RM10.58, KL (Klse Stock Signals) Kepommg 14 sen to RM24.94 and Eon Credit added 12 sen to RM13.06.
Favelle Favco increased seven sen to RM2.77 and UOA Development six sen higher at RM2.69.
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