Bursa Malaysia ends lower on profit-taking

BURSA Malaysia ended marginally lower today amid continuous mild profit-taking in selected heavyweights and bullish sentiment on the regional market, dealers said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 0.71 of-a-point to end at 1,462.72 from 1,463.43 at Friday’s close.

The barometer index opened 0.64 of-a-point firmer at 1,464.07 and moved between 1,460.84 and 1,465.93 during the day.

On the broader market, decliners outpaced gainers 526 to 489, with 404 counters unchanged, 896 untraded and 31 others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 4.01 billion units worth RM2.37 bil against Friday’s 4.65 billion units worth RM3.08 bil. – Sept 5, 2023

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