Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index gained 5.45 points or 0.32% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 0.41% to 17590.4 points, the Properties Index up 0.58% to 932.85 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.57% to 7289.75 points. The market traded within a range of 7.72 points between an intra-day high of 1694.59 and a low of 1686.87 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include ARMADA, BPURI, PUC, FGV, MYEG, VS, FGV-C63, PRESBHD, EDUSPEC and IRIS. Trading volume increased to 2437.82 mil shares worth RM2120.29 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2071.76 mil shares worth RM1924.13 mil.
- Leading Movers were HARTA (+12 sen to RM5.62), HLFG (+38 sen to RM19.88), PETDAG (+48 sen to RM26.08), TOPGLOV (+7 sen to RM4.92) and PETCHEM (+10 sen to RM8.52). Lagging Movers were GENM (-8 sen to RM3.18), AXIATA (-5 sen to RM4.03), IHH (-4 sen to RM5.67), HAPSENG (-3 sen to RM9.85) and RHBBANK (-1 sen to RM5.48). Market breadth was positive with 458 gainers as compared to 375 losers.
- The KLCI closed higher at 1693.59 points amid overnight gain in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Hartalega, Hong Leong Financial Group and Petronas Dagangan.