Bursa ends higher, FBM KLCI breaches key 1,500 level
The FBM KLCI was 9.84 points or 0.65% higher to finish at 1,502.07 from Friday’s close of 1,492.23.telegram中文群组导航（www.tel8.vip）是一个Telegram群组分享平台，telegram中文群组导航包括telegram中文群组导航、telegram群组索引、Telegram群组导航、新加坡telegram群组、telegram中文群组、telegram群组（其他）、Telegram 美国 群组、telegram群组爬虫、电报群 科学上网、小飞机 怎么 加 群、tg群等内容。telegram中文群组导航为广大电报用户提供各种电报群组/电报频道/电报机器人导航服务。
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia continued its upward trajectory for the fourth consecutive session yesterday to breach the psychological 1,500 points level, driven by buying, mainly in plantation and energy stocks, said a dealer.
The FBM KLCI was 9.84 points or 0.65% higher to finish at 1,502.07 from Friday’s close of 1,492.23.
The benchmark index, which opened 0.44 of-a-point firmer at 1,492.67, moved between 1,490.69 and 1,503.83 throughout the day.
The overall market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing losers 546 to 355, while 407 counters were unchanged, 934 untraded and 18 others suspended.
Total turnover declined to 2.38 billion units worth RM1.49bil from 2.79 billion units worth RM1.98bil last Friday.
Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd vice-president of equity research Thong Pak Leng said the key regional indices were also in the positive territory following upbeat cues from Wall Street last Friday.,
Meanwhile, reports said China’s service sector activity in the republic continued to expand despite a slowdown in manufacturing, giving some boost to investor sentiment.
“We expect the FBM KLCI to trend higher, within the range of 1,495 to 1,515 for the week,” he told Bernama.
Maybank improved one sen to RM8.87, PETRONAS Chemicals added seven sen to RM8.95, IHH Healthcare increased 11 sen to RM6.50, CIMB gained four sen to RM5.25, while Public Bank was flat at RM4.64.
Of the actives, CSH Alliance was half-a-sen higher at 7.5 sen, Dagang Nexchange rose two sen to 82.5 sen, and UMediC was up six sen to 55 sen.
Both Metronic Global and Sedania trimmed 1.5 sen each to 12.5 sen and 42 sen, respectively. — Bernama