Bursa Malaysia ends lower amid mixed regional markets on Thursday

BURSA Malaysia ended lower on Thursday on persistent selling pressure mainly in the financial services sector amid a mixed regional market performance.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) dipped 0.61% or 8.98 points to 1,455.58 from yesterday’s (Dec 20) close of 1,464.56.

The benchmark index had opened 1.39 points lower at 1,463.17 and moved between 1,454.97 and 1,463.17 throughout the day.

In the broader market, losers outpaced gainers 434 to 390, while 487 counters were unchanged, 1,004 untraded and 21 others suspended.

Turnover fell to 3.06 billion units worth RM2.09 bil from 3.84 billion units worth RM2.67 bil yesterday. – Dec 21, 2023

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