Today’s KLSE Stock Signal
Malaysia Stock Market News
The FBM KLCI index lost 3.26 points or 0.20% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.20% to 16888.72 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.69% to 907.62 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.40% to 7236.55 points. The market traded within a range of 4.79 points between an intra-day high of 1645.09 and a low of 1640.30 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SCOMI, TRIVE, PWORTH, SAPNRG, SCOMI-WB, HIBISCS, ICON, ARMADA, BIOOSMO and PUC. Trading volume decreased to 2650.18 mil shares worth RM1574.81 mil as compared to Thursday’s 3183.84 mil shares worth RM2128.16 mil.
Leading Movers were SIMEPLT (+10 sen to RM5.15), MAHB (+2 sen to RM7.11), DIGI (+1 sen to RM4.70), CIMB (+1 sen to RM5.11) and AXIATA (+0 sen to RM4.18). Lagging Movers were MAXIS (-11 sen to RM5.49), GENM (-6 sen to RM3.19), TOPGLOV (-5 sen to RM4.60), HLFG (-16 sen to RM19.02) and DIALOG (-2 sen to RM3.18). Market breadth was negative with 381 gainers as compared to 388 losers.
The KLCI tumbled to 1641.81 points amid overnight mixed performance in US market. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as Maxis, Genting Malaysia and Top Glove.