KL shares end higher amid cautious regional sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia completed the to start with trading working day of February in favourable territory as cut price hunting emerged following the selldown on Tuesday regardless of a cautious current market undertone in the area, a dealer explained.

At 5 pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 4.30 factors to 1,489.80 from Tuesday’s shut of 1,485.50.

The essential index opened 3.32 details stronger at 1,488.82 and moved involving 1,485.90 and 1,493.21 all over the session.

Market place breadth was beneficial with gainers main losers 681 to 341, whilst 371 counters were being unchanged, 780 untraded and 11 other folks suspended.

Turnover expanded to 5.14 billion units well worth RM2.95 billion towards Tuesday’s 4.03 billion units well worth RM2.78 billion. — Bernama