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.