KLCI 20141222Stocks on Bursa Malaysia finished on a firm note yesterday on window-dressing, which was in line with regional bourses performance. At close, the benchmark FBMKLCI rose by 28.06 points or 1.64% to end at 1,744.05, after opening 7.88 points higher at 1,723.87. Gainers trounced losers by 695 to 203, while 221 counters were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1.58 billion shares worth RM1.64 billion from 1.87 billion shares worth RM2.21 billion on last Friday.

KLCI 20141219wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia finished higher last Friday on continuous buying support in selected blue- chips throughout the day. The benchmark FBMKLCI rose 16.04 points or 0.94% to close at 1,715.99, after opening 6.52 points higher at 1,706.47. However, on a weekly basis, the benchmark index fell 17 points or 0.98% from previous week’s 1,732.99. Gainers trounced losers by 606 to 257, while 277 counters were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1.87 billion units worth RM2.2 billion from 1.9 billion units worth RM1.9 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover increased to 9.42 billion shares worth RM10.63 billion from 6.58 billion shares worth RM8.12 billion last week.

KLCI 20141218Stocks on Bursa Malaysia finished higher yesterday on renewed buying interests by local investors. At close, the benchmark FBMKLCI stood at 1,699.95, up 18.05 points or 1.07%, after opening 6.13 points higher at 1,688.03. Gainers trounced losers by 761 to 180, while 193 counters were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1.91 billion units worth RM1.93 billion from 1.94 billion units worth RM2.06 billion on Wednesday.

KLCI 20141217Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended higher yesterday, rebounding from Tuesday’s steep decline as local investors took advantage of foreign selling. At close, the benchmark FBMKLCI stood at 1,681.9, up 7.96 points or 0.48%, after opening 0.9 point lower at 1,673.04. Market breadth was positive with gainers trounced losers by 648 to 257, while 228 counters were unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.94 billion units worth RM2.06 billion from 1.64 billion units worth RM2.1 billion on Tuesday.

KLCI 20141216Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday on selling pressure, sparked by the continuous fall in oil prices, reduced demand and slower global growth. Share prices retreated as investors remained on the sidelines following news that the US Federal Reserve will start its two-day monetary policy review later of the day. At close, the FBMKLCI fell 23.37 points or -1.38% to 1,673.94, after opening 8.57 points lower at 1,688.74. Losers trounced gainers by 572 to 296, while 275 counters were unchanged. Total volume slipped to 1.64 billion units worth RM2.1 billion from 2.06 billion units worth RM2.32 billion on Monday.