Bursa Malaysia ends higher, continues winning streak on Friday

BURSA Malaysia ended higher on Friday, continuing its five-day winning streak, boosted by buying across the board amid improving global confidence, a dealer said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 6.19 points to 1,462.45 compared with yesterday’s (Dec 14) closing of 1,456.26.

The index barometer opened 0.31 of a point weaker at 1,455.95 and moved between 1,455.69 and 1,464.78 throughout the day.

In the broader market, gainers surpassed losers 528 to 425, while 460 counters were unchanged, 925 untraded, and 45 others suspended.

Turnover fell to 3.77 billion units worth RM3.40 bil from 4.25 billion units worth RM2.78 bil yesterday. – Dec 15, 2023


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