BURSA Malaysia ended mixed today with the barometer index declining for three straight days during the holiday-shortened week, bucking the strong performance of key regional bourses, said a dealer.
At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 0.84 of-a-point to 1,497.55 from Thursday’s close of 1,498.39.
The market bellwether opened 1.58 points higher at 1,499.97 and moved between 1,493.07 and 1,500.91 throughout the session.
However, on the broader market, gainers outpaced losers 542 to 385, while 403 counters were unchanged, 917 untraded and 49 others suspended
Turnover rose to 4.62 billion units worth RM2.42 bil against Thursday’s 3.75 billion units worth RM2.03 bil. – Jan 27, 2023