FBM KLCI 20150121Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed broadly higher yesterday, supported by gains in small-capitalised counters as well as plantation and industrial-related shares. The FBM KLCI displayed good gain indicating the well acceptance of the revised budget announced by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak a day ago. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 19.98 points or 1.14% to close at 1,770.09, after moving between 1,751.46 and 1,770.09 throughout the day. Gainers trounced losers by 559 to 287, while 280 counters were unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.2 billion units worth RM2.4 billion from 2.1 billion units worth RM2 billion on Tuesday.

KLCI 20150120Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI easing 3.2 points or 0.18% to close at 1,750.11, dragged down by losses in selected blue-chips. The benchmark index moved between 1,745.64 and 1,754.34 throughout the day. Gainers led losers by 418 to 391, while 289 counters remained unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.05 billion shares worth RM2.02 billion from 1.9 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion on Monday.

KLCI 20150119Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday, supported by gains in finance counters as well as selected oil and gas-related counters. Maybank was among the top gainers rising 19 sen, or 2.21%, to RM8.79, as news over its merger and acquisition of RHB resurfaced. At close, the benchmark FBM KLCI stood at 1,753.31, up 9.74 points, or 0.56%, after hovering between 1,745.5 and 1,755.12 throughout the day. Gainers outpaced losers by 507 to 302 with 303 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.9 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from to 1.8 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion on Friday.

KLCI 20150116wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower last Friday as investors booked profit ahead of the weekend, with losses mostly seen in selected heavyweights. The FBM KLCI fell 1.43 points or 0.08% to close at 1,743.57 after hovering between 1,732.35 and 1,745.58 throughout the day. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI rose 11.13 points from 1,732.44 on previous Friday. Losers led gainers by 426 to 366 with 296 counters unchanged. Total volume declined to 1.8 billion shares worth RM1.9 billion from 1.9 billion shares worth RM2.3 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover increased to 8.78 billion units worth RM10.24 billion from 8.03 billion units worth RM8.95 billion the previous week.

KLCI 20150115Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday, supported by gains in selected finance counters and the recovery of the ringgit. Heavyweight blue-chips, Maybank, was among the top gainers rising 21 sen, or 2.5%, to RM8.60 while CIMB, one of the most actively traded counters, increased 16 sen, or 2.78%, to RM5.91. At close, the benchmark FBMKLCI stood at 1,745, up 2.99 points, or 0.17% after hovering between 1,738.24 and 1,750.94 throughout the day. Gainers led losers by 497 to 283 while 304 counters were unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.9 billion shares worth RM2.3 billion from 1.8 billion shares worth RM2.5 billion on Wednesday.