New Straits Times
UP AS TRADE WAR FEARS EASE
on Bursa Malaysia ended the day higher as worries over a possible United States-led trade war eases. The index ended 5.75 points higher at 1,848.37 from 1,842.62 yesterday.
Market breadth was positive as gainers led losers 529 to 438 with 406 counters unchanged, 500 untraded and 21 suspended.
Volume rose to 2.76 billion units worth RM2.77 billion from 2.62 billion units worth RM2.4 billion on Monday.
Among heavyweights, Maybank rose eight sen to RM10.50, Public Bank gained 10 sen to RM23 and Tenaga eased two sen to RM15.64
Of the actives, HB Global added 2.5 sen to 27 sen, NWP rose 5.5 sen to 18.5 sen and ACE Market debutant Wegmans was half-asen higher at 29.5 sen.