Bursa Malaysia ends mixed in sync with regional peers

BURSA Malaysia ended mixed on Monday in tandem with regional performance with the key index moving in a tight range, said an analyst.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) closed 0.18% or 2.70 points higher to 1,433.74 from Friday’s close of 1,431.04.

The benchmark index opened 1.26 points firmer at 1,432.30 and moved between 1,430.86 and 1,438.33 throughout the trading session.

The market breadth was negative with decliners outpacing gainers 446 to 385 while 396 counters were unchanged, 1,014 untraded and 11 others suspended.

Turnover rose to 3.05 billion units valued at RM1.58 bil from 2.57 billion units valued at RM1.42 bil on Friday. – May 8, 2023

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