Bursa almost flat at the close screen

BURSA Malaysia ended the day almost flat amid selling pressure mainly in the energy, healthcare and logistics sectors.

At 5 pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slipped 0.98 of-a-point to 1,635.71 compared with 1,636.69 at yesterday’s close.

The index opened 1.31 points higher at 1,638.0 and moved between 1,632.20 and 1,646.24.

On the broader market, gainers pipped losers 584 to 583, while 430 counters were unchanged, 502 untraded and 24 others suspended.

Total volume fell to 6.49 billion units worth RM4.87 bil from 7.12 billion units worth RM5.11 bil on Wednesday. – Jan 14, 2021

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