Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed steadier yesterday despite the softer performance of other Asian markets following the weaker Japan trade data and China's inflation data. The market moved within a narrow trading range due to a dearth of fresh market leads, as investors are awaiting the outcome of the Spanish debt sales as well as the interest rates announcement by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England. The FBM KLCI ended 3.27 points or 0.21% firmer at 1,525.56. Losers led gainers by 418 to 351 while 339 counters were unchanged. Turnover dipped to 1.515 billion shares worth RM1.579 billion from 1.910 billion shares valued at RM1.941 billion on Wednesday.


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended steadier yesterday with investors nibbling in lower liners and penny stocks. The FBM KLCI inched up 0.3 point to end at 1,522.29 after trading in a narrow range. Gainers led losers by 437 to 385 while 300 counters were unchanged. Turnover rose to 1.910 billion shares worth RM1.941 billion from 1.858 billion shares valued at RM1.872 billion.


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended marginally steady after trading mixed throughout the day, with the FBM KLCI gaining a meager 0.26 of a point to end at 1,521.99. Positive industrial production index and manufacturing sales data, coupled with stronger Chinese and European equity markets aided the bourse's undertone. Gainers thumped losers by 416 to 330 while 346 counters were unchanged. Turnover rose to 1.858 billion shares worth RM1.872 billion, from Monday's 1.643 billion shares worth RM1.706 billion. 


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended on a firmer note yesterday with the main index staying above the psychological 1,500-point level. Gains in plantation, palm oil-related and finance counters enabled the market barometer to rebound and close in the black for the first time since trading in the new year began. The FBM KLCI ended at 1,514.43, up 10.21 points, or 0.68%, after opening 2.83 points better at 1,507.05. Gainers outnumbered losers by 467 to 325, while 324 counters were unchanged. Volume increased to 1.668 billion shares worth RM1.462 billion, from 1.658 billion shares worth RM1.528 billion previously.


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended mixed yesterday as the benchmark FBM KLCI continued to head south to close 9.32 points or 0.62% lower at 1,504.22 on the second trading day of 2012, after touching an intra-day high of 1,525.14. Losers outnumbered gainers by 404 to 387, while 318 counters were unchanged. Turnover was slightly higher at 1.658 billion shares worth RM1.527 billion compared with 1.604 billion shares valued at RM1.406 billion on Tuesday.