MIXED ON BAR­GAIN HUNT­ING

New Straits Times - - Business -

BURSA Malaysia ended mixed yes­ter­day as some bar­gain-hunt­ing ac­tiv­i­ties emerged 10 min­utes be­fore clos­ing to push the key mar­ket bell­wether into pos­i­tive ter­ri­tory .

The bench­mark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) closed at its in­tra­day high, adding 2.78 points to 1,778.65 from last Fri­day’s 1,775.87.

On the broader mar­ket, losers out­paced gain­ers 508 to 421, with 372 coun­ters un­changed, 460 un­traded and 20 oth­ers were sus­pended.

Vol­ume in­creased to 3.74 bil­lion units val­ued at RM2.99 bil­lion from 2.70 bil­lion units val­ued at RM2.17 bil­lion last Fri­day.

Among heavy­weights, May­bank, Pub­lic Bank and Sime Darby were all flat at RM9.38, RM19.98 and RM9.33, re­spec­tively.

As for ac­tives, Iskandar Wa­ter­front surged 49 sen to RM2.13 while Da­gang Nex­change fell 5.5 sen to 57 sen. Ber­nama

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