FBM KLCI - 20150303Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended higher yesterday on continued buying in selective heavyweights, as bargain hunters emerged after losses on previous day. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 4.12 points or 0.23% to close at 1,821.25, after moving between 1,817.94 and 1,825.79 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 461 to 420 with 282 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.8 billion shares worth RM2.4 billion from 2.3 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion on Monday.

FBM KLCI - 20150302Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday on continued selling in selective heavyweights. Regionally, most of the Asian stock markets were traded higher, as investors reacted positively to the People’s Bank of China’s move to lower the one-year deposit rate by 25 basis points to 2.5% and the one-year lending rate to 5.35%. The FBM KLCI slipped 4.08 points or 0.22% to close at 1,817.13, after moving between 1,812.35 and 1,825.33 points throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 617 to 313 with 260 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.3 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion from 2.2 billion shares worth RM2.7 billion on Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150227wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia ended marginally higher last Friday as the local bourse rebounded on the back of an improved risk appetite and in tandem with the upbeat overnight performance of Wall Street, which embraced a bullish tone as the Federal Reserve conveyed a bias towards delaying rates hike, but with some flexibility on economic conditions. The benchmark FBM KLCI rebounded 0.34 point or 0.02% towards the end of trading to 1,821.21, after moving between 1,811.74 and 1,825.65. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI rose 13.34 points from 1,807.87 on previous Wednesday. Losers outpaced gainers by 484 to 367 with 302 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.2 billion shares worth RM2.7 billion from 1.9 billion shares worth RM2 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover increased to 10.45 billion units, worth RM10.62 billion, from 4.62 billion units, worth RM4.50 billion, recorded on the previous holiday-shortened week.

FBM KLCI - 20150226Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended higher yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI closing 5.01 points higher, or 0.28% better, at 1,820.87 after hovering between 1,812.90 and 1,821.67. Maybank emerged as the top contributor to the gain in the key index, adding 14 Sen to RM9.16 on news its profit beat estimates. Maybank’s pre-tax profit surged to RM9.1 billion for its financial year ended Dec 31, 2014 from RM8.9 billion in 2013, on higher Islamic banking income. Gainers outpaced losers by 502 to 347 with 331 counters unchanged. Total volume surged to 1.9 billion shares worth RM2 billion from 1.7 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion on Wednesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150225Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower on a listless trading yesterday, with the benchmark FBM KLCI closing 2.82 points, or 0.16%, lower at 1,815.86 after hovering between 1,808.65 and 1,818.35 throughout the day. Among FBM KLCI components, Felda Global Ventures (FGV) led the losers, dipping 38 Sen to RM2.56 as the global agricultural and agri-commodities giant’s pre-tax profit for the financial year (FY) ending Dec 31, 2014 dipped 47.2% from previous FY to RM826.37 million. Losers outpaced gainers by 427 to 379, with 323 counters unchanged. Total volume dwindled to 1.7 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from 2.2 billion shares worth RM2.1 billion on Tuesday.