Fi­nance stocks lead rally

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BURSA Malaysia ended higher yes­ter­day, sup­ported by buy­ing in se­lected heavy­weights and fi­nance-re­lated coun­ters.

The FBM KLCI closed at 1,652.74, up 5.12 points or 0.31%. The com­pos­ite in­dex The key in­dex opened 4.75 points higher and moved be­tween 1,652.37 and 1,664.27 dur­ing the day.

Mar­ket breadth was pos­i­tive with gain­ers out­pac­ing losers by 650 to 207 with 308 coun­ters un­changed, 523 coun­ters un­traded and 24 sus­pended.

Lead­ing movers were fi­nance coun­ters, with CIMB gain­ing 17 sen to RM4.97, May­bank up 9 sen to RM7.96, Pub­lic Bank jump­ing 10 sen to RM19.78 and RHB ris­ing 3 sen to RM4.76. – Ber­nama

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