Bursa slips into the red, down 5.15 points

BURSA Malaysia ended in the red today, reversing gains recorded in the morning, as the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to dim hopes of a global economic recovery.

At the close today, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) dropped 5.15 points to 1,495.20 after opening 5.2 points higher at 1,505.48.

Losers overtook gainers 737 to 291, while 440 counters were unchanged, 682 untraded and 79 others suspended.

Total volume declined to 4.66 billion shares worth RM3.43 bil compared with yesterday’s 4.71 billion shares worth RM4.10 bil. 

ACE Market stocks continued their downtrend with the market index dipping 2.14%, while in terms of sector, healthcare and utilities were the biggest laggards, slipping 1.44% and 1.35%, respectively. – Oct 28, 2020 


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