Bursa Malaysia opens lower but rebounds thereafter

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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 13): Bursa Malaysia opened slightly lower on Thursday (Jan 13) but rebounded thereafter, supported by renewed buying interest in selected heavyweights, dealers said.


At 9.27am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 0.76 of-a-point to 1,563.96 from 1,563.2 at Wednesday’s close.

The index opened 1.24 points lower at 1,561.96.


On the broader market, gainers surpassed losers 242 to 206, while 288 counters were unchanged, 1,531 untraded and 40 others suspended.

Turnover stood at 435.01 million units worth RM156.17 million.-BERNAMA