Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended yesterday on a bearish note with sentiment buoyed by external factors like the Ireland debt issue and the conflict between North and South Korea. On top of that, the just-announced third-quarter Gross Domestic Product figures were not favourable to the market. The FBM KLCI slumped 15.67 points or 1.04% to end at 1487.53, after opening 3.64 points better at 1506.84. Decliners overwhelmed advancers by 784 to 96 while 196 counters were unchanged. Turnover rose to 1.175 billion shares, valued at RM2.009 billion, from 968 million shares, worth RM1.165 billion on Monday.