Bursa Malaysia opens higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia rebounded from yesterday’s losses to open higher today, driven by fresh buying demand in consumer product counters, and in line with most regional bourses, dealers said.

At 9.15am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 4.84 points to 1,494.04 from Thursday’s close of 1,489.20.

The index opened 2.77 points higher at 1,491.97.

Overall market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing losers 311 to 135, while 251 counters were unchanged, 1,265 untraded and 35 others suspended.

Total volume stood at 532.90 million shares worth RM164.91 million. – AFP

Source: NST