BURSA ENDS BROADLY LOWER

New Straits Times - - Business -

BURSA Malaysia ended broadly lower yes­ter­day on sell­ing pres­sure across the board.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended at 1,767.17, down 7.78 points from Mon­day’s close of 1,774.95. Af­ter open­ing 0.63 of-a-point higher at 1,775.58, the in­dex moved be­tween 1,767.17 and 1,777.08 through­out the day.

Mar­ket breadth was neg­a­tive, with losers thump­ing gainers 637 to 292 with 366 coun­ters flat, 454 un­traded and 21 sus­pended.

Vol­ume fell to 2.91 bil­lion units, valued at RM2.80 bil­lion, from 4.10 bil­lion units, valued at RM2.95 bil­lion, on Mon­day.

Of blue chips, Pub­lic Bank rose four sen to RM20.14, Sime Darby added one sen to RM9.32, while May­bank was flat at RM9.35.

Of ac­tives, Iskan­dar Water­front added 14 sen to RM1.81, AirAsia X gained ½ sen to 53.5 sen and Bor­neo Oil was flat at 19 sen. Ber­nama

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