Bursa Malaysia ends lower in sync with regional markets on Thursday

BURSA Malaysia closed lower for the fourth consecutive day today due to cautious sentiments within the regional economy, said an analyst.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 3.35 points to 1,448.21  from Wednesday’s (Sept 20) close of 1,451.56.

The index opened 1.21 points better at 1,452.77 and moved between 1,446.80 and 1,453.97 throughout the day.

The broader market was negative, with decliners leading advancers 549 to 362, while 487 counters were unchanged, 976 untraded and 11 others suspended.

Turnover declined to 3.25 billion units worth RM2.13 bil from 3.56 billion units worth RM2.51 bil on Wednesday. – Sept 21, 2023

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