DOWN ON NEG­A­TIVE SEN­TI­MENT

New Straits Times - - Business -

BURSA Malaysia ended lower yes­ter­day, dragged by neg­a­tive sen­ti­ment ahead of the ex­pected United States Fed­eral Re­serve in­ter­est rate in­crease, cou­pled with the lower oil prices, said a dealer.

The bench­mark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) de­clined 5.11 points to close at 1,717.36 from Tues­day’s close of 1,722.47.

Vol­ume fell to 3.32 bil­lion units worth RM2.23 bil­lion from 3.92 bil­lion units val­ued at RM3.25 bil­lion on Tues­day. Bernama

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