Bursa Malaysia ends lower in sync with regional peers on Friday

BURSA Malaysia ended at its intraday low today, marking its fourth consecutive day of decline, in line with the downbeat sentiment on regional bourses.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 8.28 points, or 0.60 per cent, to 1,377.67 from 1,385.95 at Thursday’s (July 6) close.

The key index opened 3.75 points lower at 1,382.20 this morning and moved to its highest level of 1,385.74 in the early morning session.

The broader market was also negative as losers trounced gainers 435 to 304, while 455 counters were unchanged, 1,066 untraded and 28 others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 1.97 billion units worth RM1.41 bil versus 2.45 billion units worth RM1.65 bil on Thursday. – July 7, 2023

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