Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index gained 12.73 points or 0.77% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 1.02% to 17465.79 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.07% to 887.08 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.57% to 6698.54 points. The market traded within a range of 7.79 points between an intra-day high of 1677.91 and a low of 1670.12 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include ARMADA, MYEG, SANICHI, HUBLINE, HSI-H4O, HSI-C3X, HSI-C3W, SAPNRG, HSI-C3V and TECHBND. Trading volume decreased to 1565.54 mil shares worth RM1648.03 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2065.96 mil shares worth RM1936.97 mil.
- Leading Movers were AXIATA (+12 sen to RM3.88), SIME (+7 sen to RM2.34), PMETAL (+13 sen to RM4.84), PETDAG (+66 sen to RM25.98) and MAHB (+20 sen to RM8.03). Lagging Movers were HARTA (-9 sen to RM6.30), DIALOG (-1 sen to RM3.14), TENAGA (-4 sen to RM13.46), PETGAS (-18 sen to RM19.20) and PETCHEM (-0 sen to RM9.17). Market breadth was negative with 371 gainers as compared to 397 losers.
- The KLCI closed higher at 1676.00 points amid overnight gain in US markets. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Axiata, Sime Darby and Press Metal