Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower yesterday as investors reduced their holdings in selected heavyweights and penny stocks. Losses were mostly seen in Petronas Chemicals and Tenaga which dragged down the FBM KLCI by 0.38 point or 0.03% to close at 1,476.84. Decliners led advancers by 462 to 323 while 285 counters were unchanged. Turnover eased to 2.03 billion shares worth RM1.47 billion from 2.98 billion shares worth RM1.55 billion on Tuesday.


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended in red yesterday as sentiment remained bearish due largely to European debt woes. Nevertheless, the FBM KLCI closed off its lows with interest seen in selective heavyweights and penny stocks. At the close, the benchmark index slipped 1.65 points or 0.11% to 1,477.22 after moving between 1,473.71 and 1,478.75. Decliners led advancers by 466 to 341 while 258 counters were unchanged. A total of 2.984 billion shares valued at RM1.554 billion changed hands compared with Monday’s 2.849 billion shares worth RM1.885 billion. 


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed firmer yesterday on active buying activities as investors took stock of the better performance of Wall Street last Friday. The FBM KLCI rose 10.12 points or 0.69% to 1,478.87, with gains mostly seen in selected heavyweights like IOICORP, TENAGA, DiGi and GENM. The benchmark index, which opened 10.96 points higher at 1,479.71, moved between 1,478.13 and 1,484.88 throughout the day. Gainers thumped losers by 647 to 193 while 246 counters were unchanged. Total market volume rose to 2.849 billion shares worth RM1.885 billion from last Friday’s 2.068 billion units valued at RM1.23 billion. 


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday with penny stocks making gains while the blue-chips continued to consolidate. The FBM KLCI gave up earlier gains to close 3.90 points or 0.26% lower at 1,468.75, on profit-taking in heavyweights, and week-on-week, the benchmark index declined 8.76 points from 1,477.51 the previous Friday. Gainers beat losers by 425 to 310 with 282 counters flat. Turnover was lower at 2.068 billion shares worth RM1.23 billion from 2.644 billion shares worth RM1.462 billion previously. Total weekly volume increased to 9.203 billion shares valued at RM6.049 billion from 8.15 billion shares valued at RM7.22 billion the previous week.

FBM KLCI_20111110Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed sharply lower yesterday as the market pull back after three days of gains, and was in line with the fall on regional markets amid an escalating debt crisis in Europe. Renewed fears over the unresolved debt problem in Italy, which is pressuring the country to seek a bailout, fuelled concerns over its impact on the Euro-zone and global economy. The FBM KLCI fell 16.99 points or 1.14% to 1,472.65 at the close. Losers led gainers by 568 to 227 with 212 counters unchanged. Turnover was lower at 2.644 billion shares worth RM1.462 billion from the 2.677 billion shares worth RM1.818 billion on Wednesday.