Shares end slightly higher
BURSA Malaysia finished slightly higher, lifted by the late buying interests in selected heavyweight stocks and tracking the regional bourses’ performances, dealers said.
At the close, the key FBM KLCI was 1.32 points higher at 1,755.32, after moving between 1,751.62 and 1,756.17 throughout the day.
Volume decreased to 3.22 billion units worth RM1.99bil from 4.33 billion units valued at RM2.39bil on Thursday.
A dealer said Asian stock markets were broadly higher as investors pinned hopes on the regional economies and earnings prospects taking the cue from strong trade data from China and confidence from upbeat global investor sentiment. – Bernama