KLCI fell 19.56 points to 1394.76 with 588 declining counters leading 176 risers. Volume was 770 million shares worth RM 1.958 billion.
A feng shui master said that the Moon Eclipse today has affected the stock market. He said that the market should rebound tomorrow.
There are 4 Eclipses happened this year, namely Sun Eclipse on Feb 7 and Aug 1, Moon Eclipse on Feb 21 and Aug 16.
Palm oil futures trade at RM 3,700 a tonne for the first time; crude oil at Nymex trades at USD $100.19.
The Star reported that Gamuda's MD Datuk Lin Yun Lin has sold most of his shares reducing his stake from 5.23% to 1.73%. The stock closed at RM 4.20.