Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index lost 4.93 points or 0.29% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.14% to 17369.76 points, the Properties Index up 0.63% to 880.18 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.32% to 6966 points. The market traded within a range of 16.25 points between an intra-day high of 1684.08 and a low of 1667.83 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include TATGIAP-PA, MYEG, HUAAN, SAPNRG, ARMADA, HUBLINE, DSONIC, DESTINI, HSI-C5B and BJCORP. Trading volume increased to 3019.19 mil shares worth RM2516.05 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2311.63 mil shares worth RM2032.06 mil.
- Leading Movers were MAHB (+22 sen to RM8.16), SIMEPLT (+11 sen to RM5.03), GENM (+7 sen to RM3.26), GENTING (+10 sen to RM6.41) and AMMB (+6 sen to RM4.48). Lagging Movers were PETCHEM (-44 sen to RM8.55), TOPGLOV (-18 sen to RM4.80), MAXIS (-18 sen to RM5.46), HARTA (-15 sen to RM5.00) and MISC (-18 sen to RM6.23). Market breadth was positive with 678 gainers as compared to 258 losers.
- The KLCI closed slightly lower at 1667.83 points despite overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters led by Petronas Chemical Group.