Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
- The FBM KLCI index gained 9.78 points or 0.58% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 0.39% to 17639.16 points, the Properties Index up 0.96% to 946.23 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.70% to 7319.77 points. The market traded within a range of 7.82 points between an intra-day high of 1693.48 and a low of 1685.66 during the session.
- Actively traded stocks include mov, SAPNRG, SAPNRG-WA, SEACERA, HUAAN, FGV-C63, FGV, VS, MYEG and PERMAJU. Trading volume increased to 1427.44 mil shares worth RM1204.53 mil as compared to Monday’s 1035.87 mil shares worth RM880.66 mil.
- Leading Movers were MISC (+26 sen to RM6.96), TENAGA (+48 sen to RM13.42), MAXIS (+14 sen to RM5.70), GENTING (+15 sen to RM7.12) and PETGAS (+34 sen to RM18.00). Lagging Movers were AXIATA (-12 sen to RM3.90), PMETAL (-6 sen to RM4.25), SIME (-2 sen to RM2.22), AMMB (- 4 sen to RM4.50) and MAHB (-6 sen to RM7.94). Market breadth was positive with 443 gainers as compared to 261 losers.
- The KLCI index advanced on the first trading day after Chinese New Year holidays, closed higher at 1693.39 points despite overnight losses in US market. The performance of our local bourse was mainly lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as MISC, Tenaga and Genting.