Bursa Malaysia ends higher, in line with regional markets

BURSA Malaysia closed on a positive note today, buoyed by buying activities and improved regional markets’ performance, a dealer said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 17.91 points to 1,435.17 from Monday’s closing of 1,417.26.

The index, which opened 2.07 points higher at 1,419.33, moved between 1,419.33 and 1,435.89 during the day.

On the broader market, gainers outpaced decliners 585 to 332, while 450 counters were unchanged, 959 untraded and nine others suspended.

Turnover increased to 3.39 billion units worth RM2.02 bil from 2.88 billion units worth RM1.78 bil on Monday. – Oct 10, 2023

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