Bursa higher in early trade

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KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): Bursa Malaysia extended Wednesday’s gains to open higher on Thursday (May 26), supported by continued buying interest, in line with positive sentiments on regional markets, dealers said.


At 9.53am, the FBM KLCI had increased 5.30 points or 0.35% to 1,540.86 from Wednesday’s close at 1,535.56.

The benchmark index opened 4.16 points higher at 1,539.72.


On the broader market, gainers led losers 299 to 290, while 287 counters were unchanged, 1,437 untraded and 31 others suspended.

Turnover stood at 659.27 million units worth RM301.55 million.-BERNAMA