Bursa ends the week lower, bucks regional trend

BURSA Malaysia bucked the regional market trend to end the week lower on the selling of selected heavyweights such as KL Kepong, Hong Leong Financial Group, and Nestle.

At 5pm, the barometer index retreated 2.92 points to finish at 1,575.97 from Thursday’s close of 1,578.89.

After opening 2.75 points lower at 1,576.14, the FBM KLCI moved between 1,572.61 and 1,583.84 today.

However on the broader market, gainers led decliners 498 to 466, while 485 counters were unchanged, 798 untraded, and six others suspended.

Turnover was higher at 4.40 billion units worth RM2.75 bil compared with 4.18 billion units worth RM2.92 bil on Thursday. – Sept 10, 2021

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