Bursa Malaysia ends marginally lower

BURSA Malaysia ended in the negative territory due to persistent selling in selected heavyweights led by plantation and telecommunication stocks, despite the upbeat mode on regional markets.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 4.26 points to 1,470.12 from Monday’s closing of 1,474.38.

The barometer index, which opened 2.15 points higher at 1,476.53, moved between 1,469.47 and 1,477.29 in a choppy trading session throughout the day.

On the broader market, losers led gainers 482 versus 411, while 389 counters were unchanged, 980 untraded, and 10 others suspended. – Dec 13, 2022

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