Bursa ends morning session lower

TheEdge Fri, Jun 11, 2021 12:48pm - 1 week ago

KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Bursa Malaysia ended the morning trading session easier, driven by persistent selling of blue-chip counters, amid mixed sentiment in regional markets, dealers said.

At the lunch break, the benchmark FBM KLCI went down 6.44 points to 1,573.46 from yesterday’s close at 1,579.90.

The index opened 3.37 points better at 1,583.27 today, and moved between 1,571.58 and 1,584.09 throughout the session.

At midday, 22 of the KLCI component stocks were lower, while five counters chalked up gains.

Market breadth was negative with losers leading gainers 491 to 384, while 430 counters were unchanged, 856 untraded and 29 others suspended.

Turnover stood at 3.05 billion units worth RM1.6 billion.

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