KEY INDEX LOWER AT 1,764.89
SHARES on Bursa Malaysia ended in the negative territory, weighed down by losses in key heavyweights and weaker buying support across-the-board.
The key index ended at its lowest for the day at 1,764.89, down 7.41 points from Friday’s 1,772.3.
On the broader market, losers thumped gainers 688 to 224, with 345 counters unchanged, 525 untraded and 52 others suspended. Volume decreased to 2.31 billion units valued at RM1.86 billion, from 2.86 billion units valued at RM2.61 billion on Friday.
Among heavyweights, Maybank and Sime Darby were flat at RM9.40 and RM9.33, respectively, while TNB decreased eight sen to RM13.72, Public Bank declined six sen to RM20.02 and Petronas Chemicals was 15 sen weaker at RM7.25. Bernama