Bursa Malaysia ends in the red, key index down 0.29%

BURSA Malaysia ended trading in the red today, taking a cue from the unabated volatility on Wall Street overnight, with its key index down by 0.29%, said a dealer.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) trimmed 4.17 points to 1,415.84 from Tuesday’s (Oct 3) closing of 1,420.01.

The index, which opened 2.10 points weaker at 1,417.91, moved between 1,412.70 and 1,419.66 during the session.

On the broader market, decliners trounced gainers 730 to 255, while 395 counters were unchanged, 914 untraded and 24 others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 3.02 billion units worth RM2.23 bil from 3.22 billion units worth RM2.20 bil on Tuesday. – Oct 4, 2023

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