Bursa Malaysia ends mixed on cautious mood

BURSA Malaysia closed mixed on Tuesday, trended within a tight range as investors exercised caution amid the volatile sentiment across the region, said Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) declined 2.47 points or 0.16 per cent to 1,551.04 from Tuesday’s close of 1,553.51.

The benchmark index opened 0.58 of a point higher at 1,554.09, and moved between 1,548.27 and 1,556.64 throughout the trading session.

On the broader market, gainers beat decliners 580 to 515, with 470 counters unchanged, 778 untraded and 11 others suspended.

Turnover rose to 3.88 billion units worth RM3.0 bil compared with 3.46 billion units valued at RM2.06 bil on Tuesday. – April 12, 2024

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