FBM KLCI - 20150414Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed lower yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended lower, reversing earlier gains on lack of buying momentum in the afternoon session. At close, the FBM KLCI settled at 1,839.61, down 2.47 points or 0.13% after fluctuating between 1,846.31 and 1,837.25 throughout the day. Losers outpaced gainers by 459 to 359 with 339 counters unchanged. Total volume shrank to 2.02 billion shares worth RM2.08 billion from 2.12 billion shares worth RM1.87 billion on Monday.

FBM KLCI - 20150413Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI pared earlier gains to close 2.23 points or 0.12% lower at 1,842.08, after range-bound trading with buying interest interspersed with profit taking in heavyweight stocks. The key index, which moved in a tight range of 6.59 points, had fluctuated narrowly between a low of 1,840.91 and 1,847.50. Gainers outnumbered losers by 467 to 378, with 319 counters unchanged. Total volume increased to 2.12 billion shares worth RM1.87 billion from 1.85 billion units worth RM1.8 billion on last Friday.

FBM KLCI - 20150410wkStocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed last Friday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended the week easier, dragged down by selling in finance and banking stocks led by Maybank. The local bourse closed lower for three consecutive days on continued profit-taking, and this curbed interest despite the positive performance in the US and regional markets. The FBM KLCI fell 5.08 points or 0.27% to 1,844.31 points, after fluctuating between 1,840.77 points and 1,849.78 points throughout the day. On a weekly basis, the FBM KLCI gained 9.79 points from 1,834.52 on previous Friday. Gainers led losers by 422 to 403, while 330 counters were unchanged. Total volume improved to 1.85 billion units worth RM1.8 billion from Thursday’s 1.8 billion units worth RM1.79 billion. Weekly turnover decreased to 9.42 billion units worth RM9.26 billion from 10.94 billion units worth RM9.06 billion the previous week.

FBM KLCI - 20150409Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed yesterday with the benchmark FBM KLCI ended almost flat to close 0.92 point lower at 1,849.39 points after fluctuating between 1,843.99 and 1,849.77 throughout the day. Nonetheless, gains in small-capitalised stocks helped mitigate losses caused by selling in blue-chips, particularly in banking- and oil and gas-related stocks. Gainers thumped losers by 479 to 374, while 314 counters were unchanged. Total volume fell to 1.8 billion units worth RM1.79 billion from Wednesday’s 1.82 billion units worth RM1.88 billion.

FBM KLCI - 20150408Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended lower yesterday on persistent profit taking in heavyweights amid bullish performance on the regional market. The benchmark FBM KLCI ended lower on profit taking after posting strong gain the previous day. At close, the FBM KLCI fell 6.20 points or 0.33%, after moving between 1,848 and 1,853.21 throughout the day. Gainers, however, outpaced losers by 427 to 372, while 360 counters were unchanged. Total volume was lower at 1.82 billion units worth RM1.88 billion from Tuesday’s 1.95 billion units worth RM2.10 billion.