Bursa Malaysia ends lower amid holiday-shortened week

BURSA Malaysia ended lower on Tuesday (Dec 26) amid muted trading as investors continued to stay on the sidelines due to the holiday-shortened week, a dealer said.

At 5pm, the FBM KLCI shed 3.60 points to 1,450.78 from Friday’s close of 1,454.38.

The FBM KLCI opened 0.30 of-a-point easier at 1,454.08 and hit an intraday high of 1,456.66 thereafter before trending downwards towards closing.

In the broader market, losers outpaced gainers 454 to 376 while 447 counters were unchanged, 1,028 untraded and 15 others suspended.

Turnover eased to 2.91 billion units worth RM1.96 bil from 2.97 billion units worth RM1.84 bil on Friday (Dec 22). – Dec 26, 2023

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