FBM KLCI - 20150428Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday as traders stayed on the sidelines ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve (Fed) policy meeting which begins on Tuesday. At close, the benchmark FBM KLCI fell 4.52 points or 0.24% to 1,855.06 after fluctuating between 1,850.04 and 1,862.14 throughout the day. Market breadth was negative, with losers overwhelming gainers by 762 to 183, while 272 counters were unchanged. Total volume increased to 2.17 billion shares worth RM2.15 billion from Monday’s 2.12 billion shares worth RM2.05 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150427Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday on profit taking in selected blue chips and heavyweights. The benchmark FBM KLCI in weakened in late afternoon in line with some of the Asian bourses. At close, the FBM KLCI fell 3.0 points or 0.16% to 1,859.58 after fluctuating between 1,859.18 and 1,867.53 throughout the day. Market breadth was negative, with losers led gainers by 639 to 250, while 277 counters were unchanged. Total volume increased to 2.12 billion shares worth RM2.05 billion from 2.10 billion shares worth RM2 billion on last Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150424wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended the week on a firm note, boosted by persistent-buying momentum in selected blue chips, led by banking and oil and gas stocks. The benchmark index was traded in positive territory throughout the day, supported by foreign fund buying, ringgit appreciation and improved global sentiment. At close, the FBM KLCI rose 16.5 points, or 0.89%, to 1,862.58 after fluctuating between 1,849.71 and 1,862.58 throughout the day. On weekly basis, the benchmark index rose 16.72 points from 1,845.86 on previous Friday. Losers led gainers by 445 to 393, with 341 counters unchanged. Total volume rose to 2.1 billion shares worth RM2.0 billion from 1.98 billion shares worth RM1.68 billion on Thursday. Weekly turnover grew to 12.99 billion units worth RM10.42 billion from 12.11 billion units worth RM11.27 billion last week.

FBM KLCI - 20150423Stocks on Bursa Malaysia extended Wednesday’s losses to close lower yesterday as profit taking continued amid less optimistic economic data from China, Japan and Europe. Selling was mostly recorded in selected blue chips, mostly finance and banking as well as plantation stocks. The FBM KLCI fell 8.69 points or 0.47% to 1,846.08 after fluctuating between 1,846.08 and 1,855.7 throughout the day. Decliners outpaced advancers 480 to 310, with 365 counters unchanged. Total volume decreased to 1.98 billion shares worth RM1.68 billion from 3.04 billion shares worth RM2.74 billion on Wednesday.

FBM KLCI - 20150422Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed broadly lower yesterday, reversing Tuesday’s gains as profit taking emerged mostly in key blue-chips and small-capitalised stocks, in tandem with the lack-lustre South-east Asian markets. At close, the benchmark FBM KLCI fell 8.03 points or 0.43% to 1,854.77 after fluctuating between 1,853.72 and 1,863.61 throughout the day. Losers overwhelmed gainers by 564 to 293 while 345 counters were unchanged. Total volume rose to 3.04 billion shares worth RM2.74 billion from 2.12 billion shares worth RM2.47 billion on Tuesday.