BURSA CLOSES LOWER
BURSA Malaysia ended marginally lower on continued profit taking in selected heavyweight counters yesterday.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI was 1.59 points lower at 1,766.56 after fluctuating between 1,765.14 and 1,768.46 throughout the day.
Market breadth was negative, with losers outpacing gainers 455 to 427, while 414 counters were unchanged, 454 untraded and 26 others suspended.
Volume narrowed to 3.23 billion units worth RM2.74 billion from the four billion units valued at RM2.42 billion previously.
Among heavyweights, Maybank slipped two sen to RM9.36, TNB and Public Bank fell two sen each to RM13.90 and RM19.98, respectively, while Sime Darby slid one sen to RM9.31.
Of actives, Iskandar Waterfront dipped 55 sen to RM1.61 and Blobaltec eased half-a-sen to seven sen. ua. Bernama