Bursa Malaysia ends lower, CI dips 1.44%

BURSA Malaysia ended the first trading day in 2023 lower with the key index falling 1.44% on profit-taking due to recent gains.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) dropped 21.50 points or 1.44% to 1,473.99 from last Friday’s closing of 1,495.49.

The market bellwether opened 6.95 points lower at 1,488.54 and moved between 1,473.80 and 1,488.54 throughout the day.

The market was closed on Monday as a replacement holiday for the New Year’s Day which fell on Sunday.

Turnover increased to 3.72 billion units worth RM1.47 bil from last Friday’s 2.43 billion units worth RM2.51 bil. – Jan 3, 2023


Main pic credit: Malaysia Gazette

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