FBM KLCI ends lower ahead of Budget 2023 announcement

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 6.35 points or 0.43% to end at 1,457.65 from Wednesday’s (Feb 22) close of 1,464.0.

The index opened 0.58 of-a-point firmer at 1,464.58 and moved between 1,456.30 and 1,467.63 throughout the trading day.

On the broader market, advancers outpaced decliners 479 to 408, while 421 counters were unchanged, 927 untraded and 12 others suspended.

Turnover decreased to 3.33 billion units worth RM2.25 bil from Wednesday’s 3.51 billion units worth RM2.07 bil. — Feb 23, 2023

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