Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower last Friday on continued sell down by foreign funds on the back of volatility in the Chinese yuan, falling oil prices, and the softer ringgit. China’s devaluation of the yuan continued to impact regional markets and currencies coupled with the fall in commodity prices, the local bourse failed to defend its crucial psychological level of 1,600 points. The FBM KLCI fell 24.8 points to close at 1,596.82, after fluctuating between 1,590.57 and 1,626.90 throughout the day. On a weekly basis, the benchmark index fell 85.83 points from 1,682.85 on extensive selling. Losers trounced gainers by 782 to 148, while 249 counters were unchanged. Weekly turnover rose to 10.26 billion units worth RM10.76 billion from previous week’s 7.38 billion units worth RM7.99 billion.