ENDS MIXED ON PROFIT-TAKING
BURSA Malaysia ended mixed yesterday as the last-minute profit-taking in select heavyweights outweighed gains in small-capitalised stocks.
The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) lost 1.3 points to close at 1,747.00, its lowest yesterday, compared with Wednesday’s close of 1,748.30.
After opening 2.36 points higher at 1,750.66, the benchmark index touched a high of 1,753.76 yesterday.
Volume rose to 4.77 billion units worth RM3.66 billion from 3.16 billion units worth RM2.75 billion on Wednesday.
Among the heavyweights, IHH Healthcare fell one sen to RM5.99 while Maxis and Axiata declined six sen each to RM6.37 and RM5, respectively and Maybank added six sen to RM9.
Of the actives, Efficiente E-Solutions rose 21 sen to 50 sen, Dataprep added three sen to 65 sen and Green Packet rose 6.5 sen to 36 sen. Bernama