Stocks in the United States have ended the worst first half in 30 years, with analysts seeing little reason for a rebound in the next three months after a rash of corporate scandals.
The Indian share market closed sharply lower yesterday, with large trader selling before the Bombay Stock Exchange's weekly settlement today offsetting fund buying.
Malaysian shares closed higher yesterday after late bargain hunting erased losses from extended forced selling.
The Composite Index finished 5.04 points firmer at 892.92.
Share prices in South Korea closed sharply lower in thin trade yesterday as sentiment continued to be dampened by the Nasdaq Composite Index's sustained fall and the opposition Grand National...