Bursa Malaysia opens marginally higher

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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Bursa Malaysia’s key index has opened marginally higher today amidst concerns over the pace of the country’s economic recovery, as the daily new Covid-19 cases have been in the five digits for two consecutive days.


At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.21 points better at 1,513.53 compared with Wednesday’s close of 1,512.32.

The market bellwether opened 0.25 of-a-point better at 1,512.57.


On the broader market, gainers outpaced losers at 172 versus 135, while 238 counters were unchanged,1,683 untraded and 18 others suspended.

Turnover increased to 283.08 million units worth RM105.51 million.-BERNAMA