LOWER IN RANGE-BOUND TRADE

New Straits Times - - Business / Portfolio -

BURSA Malaysia ended marginally lower in range-bound trad­ing yes­ter­day, with sell­ing seen across the board, deal­ers said.

The bench­mark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI ended lower at 1,772.30, down 1.66 points from 1,773.96 on Thurs­day.

Mar­ket breadth was neg­a­tive as losers thumped gain­ers 771 to 208, with 344 coun­ters un­changed, 459 un­traded and 29 oth­ers sus­pended. Vol­ume de­creased to 2.86 bil­lion units, val­ued at RM2.61 bil­lion, from 2.95 bil­lion units, val­ued at RM3.17 bil­lion, on Thurs­day.

Among the heavy­weights, May­bank added one sen to RM9.40, Sime Darby gained three sen to RM9.33 and Petronas Chem­i­cals edged up one sen to RM7.40.

Of the ac­tives, Netx Hold­ings war­rant eased half-a-sen to three sen and AirAsia X shed 1.5 sen to 41 sen. Bernama

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