Bursa Malaysia closes marginally lower on lack of buying interest

BURSA Malaysia extended its downtrend to end marginally lower today in the absence of buying interest amid a mixed performance in the regional markets.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 3.75 points to 1,456.92 from Friday’s closing of 1,460.67.

The index opened 0.41 of-a-point point easier at 1,460.26 – its intraday high – and moved to an intraday low of 1,454.12 in the morning session.

The market breadth was negative with decliners outpacing gainers at 499 versus 395, while 457 counters were unchanged, 1,023 untraded and nine others suspended. – Nov 20, 2023

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