LOWER IN RANGE-BOUND TRADE
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