Bursa Malaysia ends mixed as profit taking drags CI 2.02% lower

BURSA Malaysia’s main index ended the week on a negative note after failing to sustain earlier session’s gains as investors booked profit following the recent advance.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) lost 2.02 points to 1,422.59 from yesterday’s (March 30) close of 1,424.61.

The main index, which opened 0.18 of a point higher at 1,424.79, oscillated between an intraday low of 1,421.36 and an intraday high of 1,429.48.

The market breadth remained positive as gainers beat decliners 439 to 407, while 427 counters were unchanged, 1,003 untraded and 73 others suspended.

Turnover narrowed to 3.27 billion units worth RM1.76 bil versus yesterday’s 3.31 billion units worth RM1.63 bil. — March 31, 2023

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