Lower on profit-taking
BURSA Malaysia ended lower after recent gains, in line with most regional peers, on profit-taking in selected heavyweights, consumer and technology counters, dealers said.
At the close, the key FBM KLCI was 3.79 points weaker to end at 1,786.07 after moving between 1,785.50 and 1,793.22.
Volume shrank to 2.70 billion units worth RM1.85bil from 3.66 billion units valued at RM2.26bil on Tuesday.
For heavyweights, Maybank and TNB were flat at RM9.70 and RM14.58, respectively, Public Bank eased four sen to RM20.58 while Sime Darby improved one sen to RM9.14.
D.B.E. Gurney earned half-a-sen to 3.5 sen, Sino Hua-An added 1.5 sen to 25.5 sen. –