Lo­cal bourse ends mixed

The Star Malaysia - StarBiz - - Stocks -

BURSA Malaysia ended mixed, with the barom­e­ter in­dex dragged down by losses in se­lected heavy­weights led by IHH Health­care and Te­naga Na­sional, deal­ers said.

At the close, the key FBM KLCI was 3.21 points lower at 1,754.00, af­ter mov­ing be­tween 1,751.20 and 1,760.32 through­out the day.

Vol­ume in­creased to 4.33 bil­lion units worth RM2.39bil from 3.18 bil­lion units val­ued at RM2.31bil on Wed­nes­day.

A dealer said most Asian shares ad­vanced, tak­ing their cue from the lat­est record highs on Wall Street af­ter the Fed­eral Re­serve re­leased some­what dovish min­utes from its Septem­ber meet­ing ahead of key earn­ings from fi­nance com­pa­nies. – Ber­nama

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