Bursa Malaysia ends Friday on softer note amid mixed regional sentiment

BURSA Malaysia settled the week on a softer note, reflecting the mixed sentiment in regional bourses as the rally sparked by signs of cooling US inflation waned.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slid by 2.85 points or 0.18% to 1,607.32 from 1,610.17 at Thursday’s (June 13) close.

The FBM KLCI opened 0.83 of-a-point higher at 1,611 and moved between a low of 1,604.48 and a high of 1,611.90.

Decliners outpaced gainers 677 to 561, while 469 counters were unchanged, 702 untraded and 24 others suspended.

Turnover narrowed to 5.64 billion units worth RM3.92 bil from Thursday’s 5.91 billion units worth RM4.35 bil. – June 14, 2024

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