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.

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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.

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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