Bursa Malaysia extends losses to open lower

Bursa Malaysia extends losses to open lower

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia extended yesterday’s losses to open lower today, in line with most Asian markets, driven by emerging profit-taking in most of the heavyweights, dealers said.

At 9.15 am, the benchmark index FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) declined 13.09 points to 1,591.66 after opening 8.96 points weaker at 1,595.79.

Losers thumped gainers 427 to 182, while 337 counters were unchanged, 1,224 untraded and 28 others suspended.

Total volume stood at 1.28 billion worth RM427.37 million. -Bernama