Stocks on Bursa Malaysia ended higher last Friday, spurred by strong technical rebounds in regional markets. The market rebounded as sentiment was boosted by positive developments in Greece as Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou was prepared to drop a plan for a referendum on a European Union bailout package, upbeat job market data from US and our better-than-expected trade data. Malaysia's trade surplus stood at RM9.63 billion in September while total trade rose 4.9% to RM107.73 billion. The FBM KLCI rose 15.14 points, or 1.03%, to close at 1,477.51, after opening 8.48 points higher at 1,470.85, while on a weekly basis, the key index lost 4.31 points from previous week’s 1,481.82. Gainers led losers by 591 to 194 while 248 counters were flat. Turnover rose to 2.3 billion shares worth RM1.51 billion from 1.75 billion shares worth RM1.14 billion on Thursday. Total volume for the week increased to 8.15 billion shares valued at RM7.22 billion from 6.033 billion shares worth RM7.1 billion previously. Bursa Malaysia was closed yesterday for the celebration of Hari Raya Aidiladha holiday.