BURSA Malaysia closed slightly lower amid mixed regional market sentiments as investors awaited the United States’ inflation data, said an analyst.
At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 1.65 points to 1,453.39 from 1,455.04 at Monday’s close.
After opening 0.75 of a point lower at 1,454.29, the barometer index moved between 1,447.96 and 1,454.32 throughout the session.
On the broader market, decliners thumped gainers by 524 to 354, with 450 counters unchanged and 994 untraded.
However, turnover was marginally higher at 2.88 billion units worth RM1.99 bil against Monday’s 2.80 billion units worth RM1.64 bil. – Sept 12, 2023