Persistent buying pushes Bursa to close higher for fourth straight day

BURSA Malaysia ended higher for the fourth consecutive day on persistent buying support across the board today.

At 5 pm, the benchmark FBM KLCI rose 15.05 points to 1,639.83 from Tuesday’s close of 1,624.78.

The key index opened 4.25 points higher at 1,629.03, and moved between 1,628.82 and 1,642.20 throughout the day.

Market breadth was positive with gainers thumping losers 850 to 358, while 452 counters were unchanged, 535 untraded and eight others suspended.

Total volume increased to 11.01 billion units worth RM7.20 bil from Tuesday’s 8.12 billion units worth RM5.91 bil. – March 10, 2021

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