Bursa Malaysia ends marginally lower amid mixed regional cues

BURSA Malaysia extended yesterday’s losses to close lower today,  amid mixed global cues and the fall in crude oil prices, dealers said.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slid 2.60 points to 1,453.29 from Wednesday’s closing of 1,455.89.

The index opened 0.79 of-a-point better at 1,456.68 and thereafter moved between 1,451.35 and 1,456.68 throughout the trading session.

Market breadth was negative, with decliners outpacing gainers 532 to 417, while 423 counters were unchanged, 1,002 untraded and 10 others suspended.

Turnover increased to 3.71 billion units valued at RM2.08 bil against 2.97 billion units valued at RM2.04 bil yesterday. – Nov 23, 2023

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