Bursa Malaysia opens on mixed note ahead of budget voting

Bursa Malaysia opens on mixed note ahead of budget voting

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened on a mixed note today as investors stay on the sidelines ahead of the Budget 2021 voting this afternoon.

As of 9.02am, the benchmark index FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 3.68 points lower at 1,593.90 compared with yesterday’s close of 1,597.69.

The market opened 0.11 of-a-point higher at 1,597.69 before slipping into the red a minute later.

Gainers surpassed losers 220 to 121, while 1454 counters were unchanged, 383 untraded and 333 others suspended.

Total volume stood at 1.20 billion worth RM446.92 million. -Bernama