Bursa opens lower as Wall Street’s fall dominate sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lower today, taking the cue from the overnight fall on Wall Street with the US-China trade dispute continuing to dominate the sentiment, dealers said.

At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 4.74 points lower at 1,789.73 from Tuesday’s close of 1,794.47, after opening 5.47 points lower today at 1,789.

However, on the broader market, gainers led losers 119 to 73, with 170 unchanged, 1,542 untraded and 98 others suspended.

Volume stood at 101.09 million units valued at RM45.49 million.