BURSA’S UPTREND CONTINUES
SHARES on Bursa Malaysia continued its upward momentum to close higher yesterday on strong performances in most regional stock markets.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 5.26 points to close at 1,754.67 from Monday’s close of 1,749.41moving between 1,749.32 and 1,757.99 throughout the day, after opening 0.01 of-apoint higher at 1,749.42 .
On the broader market, gainers outpaced losers 496 to 477, with 358 counters unchanged, 391 untraded and 16 others suspended.
Volume fell to 4.57 billion units worth RM3.28 billion from 6.01 billion units worth RM3.01 billion.
Among heavyweights, Petronas Chemicals rose two sen to RM7.45 and IHH Healthcare added five sen to RM6.03.
Of the actives, Olympia Industries lost two sen to 17 sen, Tanco rose 1.5 sen to 11 senand Managepay Systems appreciated 2.5 sen to 26 sen. Bernama