Bursa Malaysia ends higher in line with regional peers

BURSA Malaysia ended marginally higher today, in line with the strong performance of regional bourses as investors’ sentiments continued to improve across the region, an analyst said.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) edged up 1.43 points to 1,497.96 compared with Friday’s close of 1,496.53.

The benchmark index opened 1.13 points firmer at 1,497.66 and moved between 1,496.05 and 1,501.87 throughout the day.

On the broader market, gainers led decliners 444 to 347, while 410 counters were unchanged, 1,114 untraded and nine others suspended.

Total turnover rose to 2.63 billion units worth RM1.55 bil from 2.36 billion units worth RM1.48 bil on Friday. – Sept 12, 2022

Subscribe and get top news delivered to your Inbox everyday for FREE