Bursa ends the week on a softer note, KLCI fell 0.27%

BURSA Malaysia’s key index ended the week on a consolidation mode ahead of the weekend.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 4.18 points or 0.27% to close at 1,523.44 compared with Thursday’s close of 1,527.62.

The market bellwether opened 0.59 of-a-point higher at 1,528.21 and moved between 1,523.16 and 1,529.65 throughout the trading session.

On the broader market, gainers outpaced losers 559 to 443, while 432 counters were unchanged, 802 untraded, and 31 others suspended.

Turnover went up to 5.41 billion units valued at RM3.21 bil from Thursday’s 5.19 billion units valued at RM2.98 bil.

Of the heavyweights, Maxis added one sen to RM4.39, Top Glove rose four sen to RM4.14, both Public Bank and Axiata were flat at RM4.02 and RM3.87, respectively, while Maybank and TNB eased one sen each to RM8.03 and RM9.73, and Petronas Chemicals shed three sen to RM8.05.

Among the actives, PAOS warrant improved 3.5 sen to 10.5 sen, KYM jumped 15.5 sen to 64 sen, Globaltec increased 3.5 sen to 71.5 sen, Serba Dinamik edged up half-a-sen tp 43 sen, and Pasukhas inched down half-a-sen to 10 sen. – July 23, 2021

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