Bursa Malaysia ends slightly lower on Wednesday

BURSA Malaysia ended slightly lower today despite late gains in selected industrial products and services as well as telecommunications and media counters.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 1.92 points to close at 1,409.62 compared with 1,411.54 at Tuesday’s (May 23) close.

The key index opened 0.18 of a point weaker at 1,411.36 this morning and moved between 1,414.66 and 1,406.27 throughout the day.

The broader market was also negative with decliners outpacing advancers 542 to 311, while 395 counters were unchanged, 1,010 untraded and 14 others suspended.

Turnover increased to 2.55 billion units worth RM1.70 bil from 2.46 billion units worth RM1.66 bil on Tuesday. — May 24, 2023

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