BURSA Malaysia ended lower today due to the absence of catalysts as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the re-tabling of Budget 2023 this Friday and amid the corporate financial reporting season.
At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) shed 3.44 points, or 0.23%, to end at 1,473.46 compared with Friday’s close of 1,476.90.
The key index opened 2.65 points weaker at 1,474.25 and moved between 1,471.07 and 1,477.48 throughout the trading day.
On the broader market, decliners outpaced gainers 539 to 315, while 411 counters were unchanged, 963 untraded, and 29 others suspended. – Feb 20, 2023