Bursa ends lower, weighed down by glove makers

BURSA Malaysia ended lower today with the key index weighed down by index-linked glove makers amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.   


The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 8.91 points to finish at 1,634.99 after moving between 1,630.83 and 1,645.76 throughout the day.


The index opened 0.47 of-a-point higher at 1,644.37, compared to Monday’s closing of 1,643.90. 


The overall market breadth was negative with losers outpacing gainers 601 to 558, while 474 counters were unchanged, 495 untraded and 22 others suspended. – Dec 29, 2020

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