Bursa Malaysia ends higher for third day running on better sentiment

BURSA Malaysia ended higher for a third consecutive day on Tuesday in tandem with the improving sentiment across the region, said an analyst.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 3.97 points, or 0.25%, to 1,547.99 from Monday’s close of 1,544.02.

The benchmark index, which opened 0.49 of-a-point lower at 1,543.53, moved between 1,540.77 and 1,550.99 throughout the trading session.

On the broader market, gainers beat losers at 583 to 506, with 446 counters unchanged, 748 untraded, and 13 others suspended.

Turnover expanded to 4.15 billion units valued at RM2.81 bil from 3.16 billion units worth RM2.13 bil on Monday. – April 2, 2024

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