Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index gained 19.86 points or 1.18% on Monday. The Finance Index increased 0.67% to 17486.18 points, the Properties Index up 0.84% to 903.07 points and the Plantation Index rose 1.38% to 6947.76 points. The market traded within a range of 14.93 points between an intra-day high of 1700.67 and a low of 1685.74 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include ARMADA, MYEG, GENM, JAKS, HIBISCS, AAX, SAPNRG, HSI-C3W, HSI-H4W and DESTINI. Trading volume decreased to 2518.18 mil shares worth RM2293.90 mil as compared to Friday’s 3088.67 mil shares worth RM4554.76 mil.
- Leading Movers were AXIATA (+32 sen to RM3.95), SIME (+15 sen to RM2.44), SIMEPLT (+24 sen to RM4.94), GENTING (+31 sen to RM6.59) and TM (+9 sen to RM2.42). Lagging Movers were PPB (-60 sen to RM17.00), PETDAG (-80 sen to RM25.00), NESTLE (-140 sen to RM148.00), PETCHEM (-3 sen to RM9.17) and PBBANK (-4 sen to RM24.88). Market breadth was positive with 568 gainers as compared to 338 losers.
- The KLCI closed higher at 1699.72 points amid last Friday’s gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was in line with our regional peers following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a temporary trade truce between the United States and China.