FBM KLCI Daily Chart 20110722


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended last week on a firmer note boosted by buying interest from investors, although the benchmark FBM KLCI closed in the red on Friday. The market barometer remained in negative territory for the day weighed by the easing of selected heavyweight stocks and concerns of inflation. The FBM KLCI eased 0.75 point to 1,565.06 after opening 0.77 point better at 1,566.58, week-on-week, it fell 12.19 points from 1,577.25 points the previous week. Market breadth was positive with gainers outnumbering losers by 462 to 249, while 332 counters were unchanged. Volume decreased to 1.166 billion shares worth RM1.993 billion compared with 1.2 billion shares worth RM2.6 billion transacted on Thursday, while weekly volume increased to 4.900 billion shares valued at RM9.243 billion from 3.798 billion shares valued at RM7.22 billion the previous week.

FBM KLCI Daily Chart 21-07-2011Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended higher yesterday led by gains in selected heavyweights. The local bourse was generally supported by buying interest in newly-listed Bumi Armada which was the top gainer and most actively traded stock yesterday. The FBM KLCI ended 3.22 points or 0.21% or better at 1,565.81. Market breadth was positive with 386 gainers compared with 321 losers while 349 were unchanged. Trading volume increased to 1.2 billion shares, worth RM2.6 billion, from 803.41 million shares, worth RM1.3 billion, transacted on Wednesday.


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed higher yesterday on bargain hunting. The strong overnight rebound of the US stock market and positive leads from Asian bourses also prompted investors to take positions. Asian markets were higher yesterday boosted by healthy earnings reports from US companies and optimism that US and European politicians could work together to address their debt problems. The FBM KLCI rose 6.95 points, or 0.45%, to close at 1,562.59 after opening 2.81 points higher at 1,558.45. Market breadth was bullish with 472 gainers as compared with 266 losers while 303 were unchanged. Trading volume, however, declined to 803.41 million shares worth RM1.3 billion from 977.86 million shares worth RM1.94 billion on Tuesday. 


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended broadly lower yesterday as global debt fears continued to affect investor sentiment. However, bargain hunting on key heavyweights such as Petronas Chemicals helped trim the losses. The benchmark FBM KLCI fell 6.94 points or 0.44% to close at 1,555.64. Losers led gainers by 429 to 292 while 323 counters were unchanged. Turnover increased to 977.863 million shares worth RM1.939 billion from 753.757 million shares worth RM1.382 billion on Monday. 


Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended broadly lower yesterday in thin trading as the lingering global debt situation continued to influence the performance of global stock markets. Selling pressure emerged as a result of the US and European debt dilemma which saw the FBM KLCI ended 14.67 points or 0.93% lower at 1,562.58, with investors turning cautious and many abstaining from the market. Market breadth was negative with losers outnumbering gainers by 646 to 159 while 268 counters were unchanged. A total of 753.757 million shares, valued at RM1.383 billion, were traded yesterday against 697.71 million shares, valued at RM1.43 billion, recorded last Friday.