Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index gained 9.89 points or 0.59% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 0.10% to 17419.67 points, the Properties Index up 0.93% to 924.95 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.58% to 7192.42 points. The market traded within a range of 9.88 points between an intra-day high of 1684.24 and a low of 1674.36 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include SAPNRG, NEXGRAM, ARMADA, MYEG, VS, MALAKOF, DESTINI, PRESBHD, GBGAQRS and SEACERA. Trading volume increased to 2404.11 mil shares worth RM2037.91 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2309.55 mil shares worth RM1870.69 mil./p>
- Leading Movers were GENTING (+40 sen to RM6.82), HARTA (+27 sen to RM5.25), DIALOG (+14 sen to RM3.04), GENM (+9 sen to RM3.37) and PETCHEM (+12 sen to RM8.40). Lagging Movers were AMMB (-3 sen to RM4.53), MISC (-3 sen to RM6.60), MAHB (-3 sen to RM8.05), MAYBANK (- 1 sen to RM9.41) and PBBANK (-2 sen to RM24.68). Market breadth was positive with 447 gainers as compared to 331 losers.
- The KLCI closed slightly higher at 1682.97 points amid overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted up by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Genting, Hartalega and Dialog.