Buying of big stocks
BURSA Malaysia ended slightly higher yesterday, supported by buying in blue chips and heavyweights amid volatility in global oil prices. The FBM KLCI rose 3.40 points to 1,668.72. Market breadth on Bursa was positive with gainers outpacing losers by 440 to 324, while 417 counters were unchanged, 470 untraded and 27 suspended.
Among the heavyweights, Tenaga Nasional rose 2 sen to RM14.38 and Petronas Chemicals added 1 sen to RM6.78. Maybank and Public Bank were flat at RM7.70 and RM19.78. – Bernama