Bursa Malaysia ends lower amid global selldown

BURSA Malaysia closed lower amid mixed sentiment in regional bourses following a heavy global selldown, a dealer said.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 11.25 points or 0.79% to 1,421.83 from Friday’s close of 1,433.08.

The key index opened 13.66 points lower at 1,419.42 and moved between 1,409.93 and 1,423.66 throughout the trading session.

Market breadth was negative with losers outpacing gainers 702 to 254 while 340 counters were unchanged, 939 untraded and 23 others suspended.

Turnover amounted to 3.50 billion units worth RM2.15 bil. – March 13, 2023

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