Hong Leong Bank falls most in over a year

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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): Hong Leong Bank Bhd shares fell 6.38% percent, more than any full-day drop since December 2017, while Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.

Market Metrics

* Shares declined to RM19.38, lower than any close since Aug 23, from RM20.70 in the previous session.

* Trading volume was more than 20 times the 20-day average. 

* The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index - Kuala Lumpur Composite Index gained 0.4 percent, and the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index fell 0.3 percent.