Stocks 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.