FBM KLCI - 20150317Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI higher on buying activities following overnight gains on Wall Street but the broader market showed signs of weakness. Asian bourses received some boost after the US stock market registered a more than 1% gain as investors cheered a pause in the greenback’s rally and eyed renewed weakness in oil prices. The FBM KLCI rose 7.33 points or 0.41% to settle at 1,787.87, after fluctuating between 1,779.40 and 1,789.40 throughout the day. Losers led gainers by 490 to 348 with 314 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.49 billion shares worth RM1.84 billion from 2.46 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion on Monday.

FBM KLCI - 20150316Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower yesterday and last-minute selling in selected blue-chips and small-capitalisation counters caused the benchmark FBM KLCI to close lower. The local bourse fell 10 minutes before trading ended as profit taking emerged to curb gains and ahead of the two-day U.S. Federal Open Market Committee meeting, which begins today. The FBM KLCI, which had hovered in the positive territory earlier, ended at 1,780.54, down 1.21 points or 0.07% after fluctuating between 1,774.30 and 1,787.29 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 504 to 294 with 303 counters unchanged. Total volume was slightly higher at 2.5 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from 3 billion shares worth RM1.8 billion last Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150313wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower last Friday with the benchmark FBM KLCI settled the day lower on lack of catalysts to drive the market, and as investors took profit from earlier gains amid losses in neighboring bourses. At close, the FBM KLCI finished at 1,781.75, down 5.12 points or 0.29% after fluctuating between 1,781.75 and 1,789.36 throughout the day. Week-on-week, the FBM KLCI lost 25.21 points from 1,786.34 on previous Friday. Losers outpaced gainers by 471 to 372 with 308 counters unchanged. Total volume was slightly higher at 2.96 billion shares worth RM1.8 billion from 2.94 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover increased to 13.09 billion units worth RM10.43 billion from 11.34 billion units worth RM11 billion on previous week.

FBM KLCI - 20150312Stocks on Bursa Malaysia snapped a three-day losing streak to end higher yesterday, spurred by persistent buying momentum in heavyweights, a rebound in the ringgit and moving in tandem with the uptrend in regional bourses following South Korea’s surprise move to cut interest rates. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 8.71 points or 0.49% to close at 1,786.87, after fluctuating between 1,780.65 and 1,789.92 throughout the day. Gainers outpaced losers by 537 to 313 with 310 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.9 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion compared to 2.5 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion on Wednesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150311Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower broadly yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended lower for the third consecutive days on continuous selling activities in heavyweights, mainly finance-related stocks. The FBM KLCI fell 11.57 points or 0.65% to close at 1,778.16, after fluctuating between 1,774.97 and 1,787.23 throughout the day. Losers trounced gainers by 523 to 321 with 296 counters unchanged. Total volume eased slightly to 2.5 billion shares worth RM2.23 billion compared to 2.53 billion shares worth RM2.31 billion on Tuesday.