Positive start to week
SHARES ended in a positive territory yesterday on continued buying momentum, particularly in the industrial-production-related stocks, dealers said.
The FBM KLCI closed at 1,627.28 points, 3.48 points higher from last Friday’s close of 1,623.80.
Overall, losers beat winners 409 to 365 with 343 counters unchanged, 599 untraded and 24 suspended.
Among the heavyweights, Maybank and Genting Malaysia rose 10 sen each to RM7.78 and RM4.68, respectively, while Petronas Chemicals was up 6 sen to RM6.87 and Petronas Gas inched up 20 sen to RM21.20. – Bernama