KLCI 20141230Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower yesterday dampened by selling in small caps. The local stock market took cue from the weaker regional bourses as renewed concerns in Europe wiped out investors risk appetite. At close, the benchmark FBMKLCI declined 1.58 points or 0.09% to 1,766.83 after moving between 1,753.95 and 1,770.52 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 402 to 382, while 304 were unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.6 billion units worth RM1.6 billion from 1.3 billion units worth RM1.3 billion on Monday.

KLCI 20141229Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBMKLCI rebounded at close after a weak start in the morning lifted by positive external sentiment, as the local stock exchange tracked the firmer regional stock markets following fresh gains on Wall Street. At close, the index rose 3.97 points or 0.23% to 1,768.41 after hovering between 1,753.97 and 1,770.06 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 376 to 343, while 286 were unchanged. Total volume jumped to 1.3 billion shares worth RM1.3 billion from Friday’s 846.49 million shares worth RM870.12 million.

KLCI 20141226wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia ended on a firm note last Friday with the benchmark FBMKLCI hitting more than a two-week high, boosted by year-end window-dressing activities. Bursa Malaysia was closed on Thursday for Christmas holiday. The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 14.70 points or 0.84% to 1,764.44 after moving within a range of 1,747.20 to 1,765.61 throughout the day. On a Friday-to-Friday basis, the key index gained 48.45 points or 2.82% from previous Friday’s 1,715.99. Gainers trounced losers by 436 to 255, while 301 were unchanged. Total volume fell to 846.49 million shares worth RM870.12 million from 1 billion shares worth RM995.56 million on Wednesday. Weekly turnover dropped to 4.99 billion shares worth RM5.17 billion from 9.42 billion shares worth RM10.63 billion the previous week.

KLCI 20141224Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed on Wednesday, with the benchmark FBMKLCI brings cheers on Christmas Eve by staging a mild response to Wall Street breaching the 18,000 mark on Tuesday. The benchmark FBMKLCI rose 0.69 of a point or 0.04% to end at 1,749.74 after hitting an intra-day low of 1,732.15. Losers led gainers by 394 to 333 while 313 were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1 billion shares worth RM995.56 million from 1.5 billion shares worth RM1.67 billion on Tuesday.

KLCI 20141223Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended on a firmer note yesterday on continuous buying support for selected heavyweights and index-linked stocks amid mixed regional markets. The benchmark FBMKLCI gained 5 points or 0.29% to end at 1,749.05, after opening 1.37 points higher at 1,745.42 and moved between 1,744.96 and 1,754.27. Losers trounced gainers by 542 to 280, while 247 counters were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1.51 billion shares worth RM1.67 billion from 1.58 billion shares worth RM1.64 billion on Monday.