BURSA HITS ONE-YEAR HIGH

New Straits Times - - Business -

FOR­EIGN led buy­ing in fi­nancere­lated and large-cap­i­talised stocks has pushed Bursa Malaysia to close at over oneyear high since April 15, last year.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fin­ished 10.41 points higher at 1,778.47 from 1,768.06 on Fri­day.

The in­dex opened 1.10 points higher at 1,769.16 and moved be­tween 1,769.16 and 1,781.55 through­out the day.

On the broader mar­ket, gain­ers out­paced losers 594 to 411, with 329 coun­ters un­changed, 416 un­traded and 18 sus­pended.

Vol­ume rose to 3.88 bil­lion units worth RM3.48 bil­lion from 3.10 bil­lion units val­ued at RM2.89 bil­lion last Fri­day.

Among heavy­weights, IHH perked one sen to RM6.19 and Maxis rose six sen to RM6.44.

Of the ac­tives, DNex added 6.5 sen to 66.5 sen , AAX added three sen to 48 sen and XOX was 1.5 sen higher at 14 sen. Ber­nama

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