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Malaysian shares end down; lack of economic catalysts keep investors on the sidelines

Malaysian shares end down; lack of economic catalysts keep investors on the sidelines

The Malaysian stock exchange ended down Wednesday in thin trading with the lack of economic catalysts keeping investors sidelined.
The benchmark Kuala Lumpur Composite Index was down 0.4 percent at 964.06 points, with 328 counters up while another 332 down.
Among decliners, plantation stocks took a beating with lower crude palm oil futures hurting counters.
IOI Corp. fell 1.2 percent to 16.10 ringgit (US$4.37;


Updated : 2021-03-09 15:24 GMT+08:00