Bursa Malaysia ends lower amid downbeat market sentiment

BURSA Malaysia closed lower on Wednesday as the short-term market sentiment remains jittery amid the uncertain global performance, said an analyst.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slipped 7.82 points to 1,530.60 from Tuesday’s (March 26) close of 1,538.42.

The benchmark index opened 1.91 points lower at 1,536.51 and moved in a tight range between 1,528.52 and 1,536.58 throughout the day.

On the broader market, losers outpaced gainers 645 to 422, while 450 counters were unchanged, 821 untraded, and 74 others suspended.

Turnover narrowed to 3.75 billion units worth RM3.10 bil from 3.83 billion units worth RM3.04 bil on Tuesday. – March 27, 2024


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