KLCI_20101123Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended yesterday on a bearish note with sentiment buoyed by external factors like the Ireland debt issue and the conflict between North and South Korea. On top of that, the just-announced third-quarter Gross Domestic Product figures were not favourable to the market. The FBM KLCI slumped 15.67 points or 1.04% to end at 1487.53, after opening 3.64 points better at 1506.84. Decliners overwhelmed advancers by 784 to 96 while 196 counters were unchanged. Turnover rose to 1.175 billion shares, valued at RM2.009 billion, from 968 million shares, worth RM1.165 billion on Monday.

KLCI_20101122Stocks on Bursa Malaysia closed mostly lower yesterday as investors were cautious ahead of the third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data as economists expected a slower growth. The FBM KLCI was 2.85 points or 0.19% lower at 1503.20 after opening 0.67 points higher at 1506.72. Decliners outnumbered advancers by 398 to 350 while 289 counters were unchanged. Turnover dwindled to 968 million shares worth RM1.165 billion from 1.024 billion shares worth RM1.436 last Friday.




Stock on Bursa Malaysia closed last Friday on a positive note with investor sentiment boosted by the overnight rally on Wall Street and strong buying in blue-chip stocks. The FBM KLCI ended last Friday 9.4 points or 0.63% higher at 1506.05, after opening 4.16 points better at 1500.81. On a Friday-to-Friday basis, the FBM KLCI closed 6.24 points higher compared with 1499.81 the previous Friday. For the holiday-shortened week, the market had moved within a tight range. Weekly turnover declined to 4.56 billion shares, worth RM6.166 billion, from 8.204 billion shares, valued at RM11.334 billion the previous week.