Bursa Malaysia recoups earlier losses to end marginally lower

BURSA Malaysia recouped most of its earlier losses to close marginally lower on Tuesday on profit-taking, said a dealer.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 1.30 points to end at 1,463.37 from Monday’s closing of 1,464.67.

The benchmark index opened 0.62 of-a-point easier at 1,464.05 and moved between 1,458.66 and 1,465.55 throughout the trading session.

The broader market was negative with decliners outpacing gainers 517 to 385, while 461 counters were unchanged, 985 untraded and seven others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 3.27 billion units valued at RM2.17 bil from Monday’s 3.76 billion units valued at RM2.34 bil. – Nov 7, 2023

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