Bursa Malaysia ends lower, tracking weaker regional markets on Thursday

BURSA Malaysia ended lower today, in line with weaker sentiments on the regional markets, as investors remained cautious over the bearish economic outlook, dealers said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 0.55 of a point to end at 1,460.07 from 1,460.62 at Wednesday’s (Sept 6) close.

The barometer index opened 0.64 of a point easier at 1,459.98 and moved between 1,458.27 and 1,463.30 during the session.

On the broader market, decliners thumped gainers 531 to 386, with 458 counters unchanged, 932 untraded and seven others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 3.21 billion units worth RM2.02 bil against Wednesday’s 4.18 billion units worth RM2.13 bil. – Sept 7, 2023

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