Published: Wednesday September 12, 2012 MYT 9:13:00 AM
KLCI opens in the red, banks, plantations weigh
KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI opened lower on Wednesday, weighed down by losses in banking stocks and plantations.
At 9am, the KLCI was down 2.19 points to 1,612.05. Turnover was 16.90 million shares valued at RM10.45mil. There were 71 gainers, 31 losers and 70 stocks unchanged.
BAT was the top loser, down 32 sen to RM62.06, extending its recent decline. AirAsia shed eight sen to RM3.11 in active trade.