Bursa Malaysia closes at intra-day low, down 13.89 points

BURSA Malaysia ended at an intra-day low on the last trading day of January, echoing the negative performance of regional bourses and poor global markets sentiment.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gave up 13.89 points to 1,485.50 from Monday’s close of 1,499.39.

It opened 5.60 points lower at 1,493.79 and moved between 1,485.50 and 1,493.89 throughout the session.

Market breadth was negative, losers thumped gainers 632 to 325, while 389 counters were unchanged, 861 untraded and 45 others suspended.

Turnover shrank to 4.03 billion units worth RM2.78 bil against Monday’s 4.56 billion units worth RM2.44 bil. – Jan 31, 2023

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