INDEX ENDS SLIGHTLY HIGHER
BURSA Malaysia ended slightly higher yesterday in cautious trading yesterday.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended at the intraday’s high of 1,774.95, up 6.67 points from Friday’s close of 1,768.28.
Market breadth was positive, with gainers led losers 542 to 420 with 374 counters unchanged, 413 untraded and 20 suspended.
Volume rose to 4.10 billion units valued at RM2.95 billion from the 3.27 billion units valued at RM3.24 billion last Friday.
For heavyweights, TNB and Petronas Chemicals added two sen each to RM13.80 and RM7.35, respectively and Public Bank rose 10 sen to RM20.10.
Of the actives, Key Alliance Group added half-a-sen at 4.5 sen, AirAsia X rose two sen to 53 sen , while Key Alliance was flat at 2.5 sen. Bernama