Bursa Malaysia trims gains on Thursday, market breadth solid with 798 gainers

BURSA Malaysia’s barometer index pared its earlier gains at the close, but market breadth remained strong with a mix of profit-taking and bargain-hunting activities.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 1.22 points to 1,610.17 compared to 1,608.95 at Wednesday’s (June 12) close.

The FBM KLCI, which opened 3.63 points higher at 1,612.58, moved between 1,609.13 and 1,616.84.

Gainers outpaced decliners by 798 to 447, while 453 counters were unchanged, 703 untraded and 15 others suspended. – June 13, 2024

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