Bursa Malaysia ends firmer on bargain-hunting on Wednesday

BURSA Malaysia rebounded from yesterday’s (Dec 13) loss to end in positive territory as bargain-hunting emerged, in line with the regional markets’ uptrend performance.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 0.89% or 13.05 points to 1,483.17 from Tuesday’s closing of 1,470.12

The barometer index opened 1.77 points higher at 1,471.89 and moved between 1,471.64 and 1,483.17 throughout the day.

On the broader market, gainers surpassed decliners 532 versus 384, while 418 counters were unchanged, 940 untraded and 13 others suspended. — Dec 14, 2022

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