Bursa Malaysia ends lower for third consecutive day on Wednesday

BURSA Malaysia ended lower for the third day in a row amid a mainly negative regional performance, said an analyst.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 6.10 points to 1,451.56  from Tuesday’s (Sept 19) close of 1,457.66. The index opened 5.03 points weaker at 1,452.63 and moved between 1,450.37 and 1,456.77 throughout the day.

However, the broader market was positive with advancers outpacing decliners 537 to 423 while 440 counters were unchanged, 974 untraded and 11 others suspended.

Turnover declined to 3.56 billion units worth RM2.51 bil from 3.95 billion units worth RM2.14 bil on Tuesday.

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