Bursa opens lower amid concerns over global growth


KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia extended its losses at the opening today in line with Wall Street’s weaker performance overnight on concerns over global growth prospects.

At 9.20am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) reduced 41.45 points to 1,693.73 from 1,735.18 on Wednesday. The key index opened 35.42 points weaker at 1,699.76.