FBM KLCI - 20150206wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher last Friday, in tandem with regional stock markets, buoyed by a rebound in oil prices as global benchmark Brent crude rose another 5.8% to US$57.91 a barrel, a fourth successive advance and the highest settlement since late December last year. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 10.04 points or 0.56% to finish at 1,813.25, after fluctuating between 1,806.3 and 1,814.3 throughout the day. On a Friday-to-Friday basis, the key index rose 31.99 points or 1.8% from 1,781.26 on previous Friday. Gainers outpaced losers by 512 to 291, while 341 counters were unchanged. Total turnover rose to RM1.9 billion units valued at RM2.1 billion from 1.7 billion units valued at RM2.1 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover for the three trading day week decreased to 5.98 billion units valued at RM6.93 billion from previous week’s 9.74 billion units valued at RM11.07 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150205Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the FBM KLCI continued the previous day’s gains to close marginally higher, weighed on by profit taking and mixed overseas sentiment. The benchmark FBM KLCI finished 0.19 of a point higher at 1,803.21 points, after fluctuating between 1,796.41 points and 1,804.25 points throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 433 to 344, while 326 counters were unchanged. Total turnover declined to 1.6 billion shares valued at RM2.1 billion from 2.4 billion shares valued at RM2.7 billion transacted on Wednesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150204Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday, lifted by gains in consumer and Petronas-linked stocks, after the bourse re-opened for trading following a two-day break and a rebound in global oil prices. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 21.76 points or 1.22% to close at 1,803.02 points, after moving between 1,801.09 points and 1,831.41 points throughout the day. Gainers outpaced decliners by 467 to 399, while 318 counters were unchanged. Total turnover increased to 2.41 billion shares valued at RM2.69 billion from last Friday’s 1.91 billion shares valued at RM2.21 billion.

FBM KLCI 20150130wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday following a severe bout of persistent selling pressure in the final hours and cloaked by weak market sentiment. The market gave up early gains on profit-taking seen in the consumer, plantation and properties segment. The benchmark FBM KLCI fell 0.92 point or 0.05% to close at 1,781.26, ahead of the long weekend which saw Bursa Malaysia closed on Monday and Tuesday for the Federal Territory Day and Thaipusam holiday, after opening 6.18 points higher at 1,788.36 and hovered between 1,781.26 and 1,789.39 throughout the day. Week-on week, the FBM KLCI declined 21.82 points or 1.21% from 1803.08 on previous Friday. Nonetheless, market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing decliners by 440 to 344, while 330 counters were unchanged. Total turnover increased to 1.91 billion shares valued at RM2.2 billion from 1.89 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover decreased to 9.74 billion units valued at RM11.07 billion from 11.32 billion units worth RM12.38 billion on previous week.

FBM KLCI 20150129Stocks on Bursa Malaysia tumbled for the second consecutive day yesterday on persistent selling pressures amid weak regional markets and Wall Street. Regional markets followed overnight US markets into negative territory as investors were spooked by the Federal Reserve’s statement of a possible June 2015 interest rate increase. The FBM KLCI was 13.7 points or 0.76% lower at 1,782.18, after opening 4.29 points lower at 1,791.59 and fluctuated between 1,783.43 and 1,794.82 throughout the day. Decliners outpaced gainers by 581 to 262, while 301 counters were unchanged. Total turnover decreased to 1.9 billion shares worth RM2.2 billion from 2 billion shares worth RM2.3 billion on Wednesday.