FBM KLCI - 20150421Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday as persistent fund buying in most of the heavyweights throughout the day helped propel the benchmark FBM KLCI to close 14.14 points or 0.76% higher at 1,862.80, after it went as low as 1,850.35 during the day. Investors regained confidence in the local market after Bank Negara Malaysia’s governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz defended Malaysia’s fiscal direction in her latest interview. Gainers overwhelmed losers by 536 to 359, with 311 counters unchanged. Total volume stood at 3.04 billion shares worth RM2.47 billion, down from Monday’s 3.13 billion shares worth RM2.14 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150420Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI reversing its earlier losses on mild buying interest in selected finance and plantation counters. Late buying of heavyweight Sime Darby pushed the FBM KLCI into the positive zone at the close while nearly all the key Asian markets were in the red, dampened by China’s central bank’s move to reduce its reserve requirement, the second industry-wide cut in two months. At close, the FBM KLCI settled at 1,848.66, up 2.80 points or 0.15%, after fluctuating between 1,841.10 and 1,848.97. Losers overwhelmed gainers by 485 to 346, with 313 counters unchanged. Total volume stood at 3.13 billion shares worth RM2.14 billion, up from Friday’s 2.58 billion shares worth RM2.28 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150417wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended marginally lower, reversing earlier gains on mild profit taking prior to the weekend. At close, the FBM KLCI settled at 1,845.86, down 2.08 points or 0.11% after fluctuating between 1,852.95 and 1,845.09. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI gained 1.55 points from previous Friday’s 1,844.31. Market breadth was positive with gainers overwhelmed losers by 493 to 334, while 357 counters were unchanged. Total volume stood at 2.58 billion shares worth RM2.28 billion, down from Thursday’s 2.70 billion shares worth RM2.52 billion. Weekly turnover grew to 12.11 billion units worth RM11.27 billion from 9.42 billion units worth RM9.26 billion on previous week.

FBM KLCI - 20150416Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI closing 7.81 points, or 0.42%, better at 1,847.94 on late buying by foreign fund while the broader market was also firmer in line with the key regional bourses. Gainers overwhelmed losers by 517 to 340, with 357 counters unchanged. Total volume stood at 2.7 billion shares worth RM2.52 billion, matching Wednesday’s 2.7 billion shares worth RM2.51 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150415Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended marginally higher yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI closing 0.52 point better at 1,840.13 after fluctuating between 1,836.37 and 1,846.06 throughout the day. Market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing losers by 518 to 307 while 353 counters were unchanged. Total volume expanded to 2.7 billion shares worth RM2.51 billion from 2.02 billion shares worth RM2.08 billion on Tuesday.