FBM KLCI - 20150310Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI reversing earlier gains on lack of buying momentum and late selling of DIGI and Sime Darby dragged the index into the red at the close. Key Asian markets fared worse than the FBM KLCI with losses ranging from 0.25% to 0.94%. The ringgit weakened to 3.7040 against the US dollar from the previous close of 3.6780. At close, the FBM KLCI settled at 1,789.73, down 2.01 points or 0.11% after fluctuating between 1,789.73 and 1,799.05 throughout the day. Gainers led losers by 457 to 350 with 338 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.5 billion shares worth RM2.3 billion from 2.1 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion on Monday.

FBM KLCI - 20150309Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed broadly lower yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI closing weaker, dragged by fund selling of Petronas related stocks, Public Bank and Telekom Malaysia on continuous selling activities in heavyweights. The weaker market sentiment was prompted by renewed expectations that the US Federal Reserve would increase its interest rate sooner-than-expected following strong US jobs report released last Friday. The FBM KLCI ended 15.22 points lower at 1,791.74, after fluctuating between 1,778.99 and 1,797.99 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 544 to 274 with 291 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.1 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from 2 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion last Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150306wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed slightly higher last Friday, supported by bargain hunting in selected finance stocks. Regionally, most Asian stocks traded higher as investor confidence over the US employment data being positive had grown and amid the European Central Bank’s growth forecast upgrade. At close, the benchmark FBM KLCI ended 0.87 point or 0.05% better at 1,806.96, after fluctuating between 1,799.65 and 1,809.65 throughout the day. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI fell 14.25 points from 1,821.21 on previous Friday. Gainers outpaced losers by 456 to 361 with 310 counters unchanged. Total volume declined to 2 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from 2.1 billion shares worth RM2.4 billion transacted on Thursday. Weekly turnover increased to 11.34 billion units worth RM11 billion from 10.45 billion units worth RM10.62 billion on previous week.

FBM KLCI - 20150305Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed broadly lower yesterday in tandem with Asian markets which traded mostly lower, affected by China’s announcement to cut its economic growth target, and continued selling in most heavyweight counters dragged the benchmark FBM KLCI to close 19.45 points or 1.07% lower at 1,806.09 after fluctuating between 1,805.80 and 1,819.67 throughout the day. CIMB and SKPETRO were the top two losers, declining 21 Sen and 19 Sen each to RM5.72 and RM2.45 respectively; bringing down the index by a total of 5.08 points. Losers outpaced gainers by 556 to 288 with 292 counters traded unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.14 billion shares worth RM2.4 billion, from2.12 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion transacted on Wednesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150304Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with last minute bargain hunting in selected finance counters lifted share prices to end slightly higher. However, the broader market was still cautious. The benchmark FBM KLCI ended 4.29 points or 0.24% better at 1,825.54, after fluctuating between 1,819.18 and 1,826.05 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 473 to 345 with 308 counters unchanged. Total volume fell to 2.1 billion shares, worth RM2.2 billion, from 2.8 billion shares, worth RM2.4 billion, transacted on Tuesday.