Bursa prices close mixed
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 – Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed today in line with poor performances in the regional markets spooked by recent reports of weak economic outlook for major economies, dealers said.
The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI), however was up 0.96 of a point to 1,646.32.
While the Finance Index rose 13.36 points to 14,789.12 and the Industrial Index increased 13.82 points to 2,889.62, the Plantation Index fell 19.15 points to 8,728.72.
The FBM Emas Index also decreased 1.19 points to 11,261.17 and the FBMT100 Index slipped 0.21 of a point to 11,083.59.
The FBM70 Index eased 31.50 points to 12,410.38 and the FBM Ace Index slipped 27.17 points to 4,442.18.
Decliners outnumbered gainers by 421 to 321 while 349 counters closed unchanged, 529 were untraded and 22 others suspended.
Turnover decreased to 982.567 million shares worth RM1.226 billion from 1.229 billion shares worth RM1.544 billion last Friday.
Among actives, Ingenuity Solutions warrants earned two sen to 9.5 sen, Ingenuity Solutions gained 1.5 sen to 17.5 sen, Eastern and Oriental fell 36 sen to RM1.54 and Managepay Systems was unchanged at 12.5 sen.
As for heavyweights, Maybank earned one sen to RM8.93, Sime Darby was unchanged at RM9.80, CIMB added three sen to RM7.93 and Petronas Chemicals gained one sen to RM6.61. – Bernama