FBM KLCI - 20150611Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended marginally lower yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI down 0.87 point or 0.05% to 1,734.76 on selling pressure in telecommunication heavyweights. Losers outpaced gainers by 468 to 290, with 340 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.42 billion units worth RM1.71 billion from 1.22 billion units worth RM1.55 billion yesterday.

FBM KLCI - 20150610Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday with the market barometer index finished higher despite the bearish overnight performance on Wall Street and mixed regional peers. The benchmark FBM KLCI added 6.58 points or 0.38% to close at 1,735.63 after hovering between 1,730.75 and 1,739.48 throughout the day. Market breadth was, however, negative with decliners outpacing gainers 417 to 357, while 336 counters were unchanged. Total volume shrank to 1.22 billion units worth RM1.55 billion from 1.33 billion units worth RM1.46 billion on Tuesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150609Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday in another cautious trading day in tandem with most regional peers amid speculation that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will raise interest rates as early as September. Most Asian stock markets sank in a sea of red as recent upbeat US jobs data bolstered expectations of an interest rate increase by the Fed before year-end. The benchmark FBM KLCI eased 10.40 points or 0.6% to close at 1,729.05 after hovering between 1,729.05 and 1,738.76. Losers thumped gainers 605 to 221, while 278 counters were unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.33 billion units worth RM1.46 billion from 1.24 billion units worth RM1.38 billion on Monday.

FBM KLCI - 20150608Stocks on Bursa Malaysia finished on an easier note yesterday in cautious trading, in tandem with most regional peers as the upbeat US jobs growth fuels talk of a Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hike. Indices of most Asian stock markets slipped lower, after strong US employment data bolstered expectations of a Fed interest rate hike before year-end. The benchmark FBM KLCI fell 5.88 points, or 0.34% to close at 1,739.45, after hovering between 1,727.01 and 1,741.11 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 532 to 254 with 308 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 1.24 billion units worth RM1.38 billion from 1.18 billion units worth RM1.32 billion on last Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150605wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday as buying in selected heavyweights helped limit losses. Most Asian markets fell, after Greece held back its debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The benchmark FBM KLCI rose 3.85 points or 0.22% to 1,745.33 after hovering between 1,737.88 and 1,746.28 throughout the day. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI shed 2.19 points or 0.12% from 1,747.52 previously. Losers outpaced gainers 413 to 344, while 345 counters were unchanged. Total volume slipped to 1.18 billion units worth RM1.32 billion from 1.36 billion units worth RM1.68 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover declined to 7.37 billion units worth RM8.94 billion from 9.07 billion units worth RM11.63 billion previously.