FBM KLCI goes down at the close, bucking regional trend on Wednesday

BURSA Malaysia slipped again today as buying interest remained tepid despite improved sentiment across the region.

At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) retreated 3.99 points to 1,450.20 from Tuesday’s (Feb 28) closing of 1,454.19.

The index opened 0.19 of a point higher at 1,454.38. Market breadth was negative with decliners outpacing advancers 528 to 436, while 358 counters were unchanged, 881 untraded, and 20 others suspended. — March 1, 2023

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