KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI closed 0.95% increased on Friday, thanks to purchasing help in chosen index-linked shares, notably healthcare and Petronas-linked shares.
At 5pm, the 30-stock index was up 15.05 factors, or 0.95% at 1,602.41 factors, its intraday excessive. For the week, the FBM KLCI misplaced 0.89 factors.
There have been 554 gainers, 406 losers and 419 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia. Turnover stood at 3.12 billion shares valued at RM2.15bil.
In response to information on Bursa Malaysia, international buyers continued to purchase into native shares on Monday, buying RM103mil value of equities.
Native establishments and retailers bought equities value RM72mil and RM30mil respectively.
On Bursa Malaysia, Nestle was the highest gainer, leaping RM2.30 to RM135.90, adopted by Petronas Dagangan, which added 56 sen to RM20.98 and F&N, which rose 50 sen to RM21.50.
PMB Expertise fell 92 sen to RM17.42, Bintulu Port shed 30 sen to RM4.90, ViTrox declined 20 sen to RM8 and Batu Kawan misplaced 20 sen to RM26.10.
Hartalega added 23 sen to RM5.08, High Glove rose 13 sen to RM2.05 and IHH Healthcare climbed 5 sen to RM6.25.
In the meantime, US mild crude oil fell 30 cents to US$99.98 a barrel and Brent added six cents to US$104.77 per barrel.
Elsewhere within the area, Japan’s Nikkei Inventory Common fell 0.56%, Hong Kong’s Grasp Seng Index rose 0.19%, South Korea’s Kospi closed down 0.65% and Singapore’s Straits Occasions Index added 0.31%.