BURSA ENDS MIXED
BURSA Malaysia ended mixed yesterday, with the key index recovering from earlier decline to close at its intraday high.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished at the day’s high of 1,774.53, up 2.63 points. The market bellwether opened 0.56 of-a-point higher to 1,772.46 against Thursday’s close of 1,771.90.
Losers trounced gainers 432 to 368, with 424 counters unchanged, 610 untraded and 22 suspended. Volume eased to 1.42 billion units worth RM1.47 billion from 1.75 billion units worth RM1.75 billion on Thursday.
Hong Leong Bank jumped 34 sen to RM16, Public Bank increased 16 sen to RM20.76, IHH and Petronas Chemicals were four sen higher at RM6 and RM7.01, respectively. Bernama