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Top Glove's shares fall 1.4% on weak Q4 results

Top Glove's weaker Q4 earnings illustrate the predicament of many Malaysian manufacturers caught flat-footed by the government's moves to cut subsidies this year.

Kuala Lumpur

SHARES of Top Glove Corp, the world's largest maker of rubber gloves by volume, tumbled 1.4 per cent on Tuesday after the company reported weaker fourth-quarter results largely due to higher natural gas prices.

In a filing to the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange on Tuesday