Bursa Malaysia opens higher

Estimate Reading Time: < 1 minute

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 8): Bursa Malaysia opened higher in the early trading session today, lifted by some heavyweights in industrial product counters as metal-related commodities are trading at a 13-year high, an analyst said.


At 9.10 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) improved 2.20 points to 1,532.85 from 1,530.65 at yesterday’s close, after opening 2.68 points higher at 1,533.33.


Market breadth was positive with gainers leading losers 152 to 122, while 239 counters were unchanged, 1,699 untraded and 10 others suspended.-BERNAMA