BURSA HITS ONE-YEAR HIGH
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