HEAVYWEIGHTS LIFT INDEX
SHARES on Bursa Malaysia ended the day higher on gains in select heavyweights.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 4.21 points to close at 1,749.41 from 1,745.2 last Friday.
The index moved between 1,744.07 and 1,755.26 throughout the day, after opening 1.13 points weaker at 1,744.07 this morning.
Gainers outpaced losers 546 to 421, with 356 counters flat, 388 untraded and 16 suspended.
Volume rose to 6.01 billion units worth RM3.01 billion from 4.98 billion units worth RM5.04 billion previously.
Among heavyweights Petronas Chemicals appreciated two sen to RM7.45, IHH Healthcare added five sen to RM6.03 and Maxis gained three sen to RM5.08.
Of the actives, PUC Founder rose four sen to 15.5 sen, Olympia Industries gained 5.5 sen to 19 sen and Dataprep increased 11.5 sen to 55 sen. Bernama