FBM KLCI ends in positive zone, selling weighs on low liners

BURSA Malaysia’s main index ended in positive territory after a see-saw trading session, boosted by gains in selected heavyweights led by Press Metal and CelcomDigi.

At 5pm, the benchmark index went up 1.95 points to close at 1,404.93 compared with 1,402.98 at Friday’s close.

The barometer index which opened 2.49 points higher at 1,405.47 this morning moved between 1,401.93 and 1,406.53 throughout the day.

Nevertheless, the broader market remained negative with decliners beating advancers 449 to 376 while 445 counters were unchanged, 1,005 untraded and 53 others suspended.

Turnover rose to 2.73 billion units worth RM1.87 bil from 2.44 billion units worth RM2.28 bil last Friday. – May 29, 2023

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