Bursa Malaysia ends higher for third consecutive day

BURSA Malaysia ended higher for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, in line with regional peers amid improving global equities, an analyst said.

At 5 pm, the benchmark index advanced 11.19 points, or 0.70 per cent, to end at 1,420.55 from Tuesday’s close of 1,409.36.

It opened 4.31 points better at 1,413.67 and moved up to a high of 1,424.65.

Market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing decliners 518 to 349, while 397 counters were unchanged, 1,066 untraded, and six others suspended.

Turnover stood at 3.23 billion units worth RM1.72 billion.


Main photo credit: Bernama 

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