BURSA Malaysia extended yesterday’s gains to close higher today, bolstered by the improving global sentiment and bargain hunting activities in selected heavyweight stocks, a dealer said.
At 5 pm, the benchmark index advanced 11.74 points to end at 1,409.36 from Monday’s close of 1,397.62.
It opened 6.14 points firmer at 1,403.76 and moved between 1,402.90 and 1,411.55 throughout the day.
Market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing decliners 567 to 280, while 331 counters remained unchanged, 1,175 untraded, and 30 others suspended.
Total turnover widened to 1.92 billion units worth RM1.46 billion from 1.79 billion units worth RM1.45 billion on Monday. – Oct 4, 2022
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