BURSA Malaysia closed lower for the third consecutive day, in tandem with the regional selldown following the negative cue from global equities overnight.
At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slipped 2.71 points to 1,441.85 from 1,444.56 at Wednesday’s (Aug 2) close.
The key index opened 3.19 points weaker at 1,441.37 and moved between 1,433.04 and 1,442.78 throughout the day.
On the overall market, decliners thumped advancers 510 to 361, while 431 counters were unchanged, 970 untraded and 13 others suspended.
Turnover stood at 2.94 billion units worth RM1.65 bil. – Aug 3, 2023