The FBM KLCI fell 1.49 points or 0.1% despite the steel counters rally. The decline was in line with Asian stock markets that sank on Monday.
|FBM KLCI down slightly|
Reuters reported that the decline was likely after last week's gain as investors shifted their attention from central banks to the much anticipated US presidential debate.
Today, Japan's Nikkei 225 dipped 1.25% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1.56%.
For Bursa Malaysia, the top gainer was Hong Leong Bank Bhd while the top decliner was DKSH Holdings (M) Bhd. The most active counter was Hiap Teck Ventures Bhd.