BURSA Malaysia prolonged its decline for the second consecutive day right now on persistent promoting strain primarily in telecommunications and commodity-related counters, in tandem with the downbeat regional markets.
At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 6.68 factors, or 0.46%, to 1,444.56 from 1,451.24 at Tuesday’s (Aug 1) shut.
The barometer index opened 1.79 factors weaker at 1,449.45 and fluctuated between 1,441.85 and 1,450.28 all through the day.
The market breadth was additionally destructive with decliners trouncing advancers 555 to 348, whereas 419 counters had been unchanged, 943 untraded and 17 others suspended.
Turnover stood at 2.79 billion items price RM1.88 bil. – Aug 2, 2023