ON the index board, the FBM Emas Index weakened 27.90 points to 11,923.21, the FBMT 100 reduced 24.02 points to 11,601.58, and the FBM Emas Shariah decreased 8.25 points to 13,229.89.
The FBM 70 reduced 75.88 points to 15,689.34 and the FBM ACE declined 2.49 points to 10,634.86.
Sector-wise, the Financial Services Index shed 58.27 points to 15,509.65, the Plantation Index improved 15.83 points to 7,175.62 and the Industrial Products and Services Index lost 0.84 of-a-point to 193.13.
Main Market volume fell to 5.25 billion shares worth RM4.78 bil versus 6.06 billion shares worth RM4.07 bil on Thursday.
Warrants turnover dropped to 305.82 million units worth RM53.32 mil from 392.54 million units worth RM72.3 mil yesterday.
Volume on the ACE Market, however, increased to 3.48 billion shares worth RM958.77 mil from 2.70 billion shares worth RM746.50 mil previously.
Consumer products and services accounted for 912.97 million shares traded on the Main Market, industrial products and services (1.42 billion), construction (253.86 million), technology (795.31 million), SPAC (nil), financial services (132.03 million), property (524.34 million), plantations (66.10 million), REITs (30 million), closed/fund (32,000), energy (726.91 million), healthcare (98.43 million), telecommunications and media (106.71 million), transportation and logistics (105.99 million), and utilities (75.61 million). – March 19, 2021