Bursa Malaysia stays greater at mid-afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 ― Bursa Malaysia preserved its optimistic tone at mid-afternoon, supported by acquiring in plantation shares, led by Sime Darby Plantation Bhd, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KL Kepong) and IOI Company Bhd (IOI).Sime Darby highly developed by 17 sen to RM4.43, KL Kepong soared by 66 sen to RM21.56 and IOI rose by six sen to RM3.88.Entirely, these stocks pushed the composite index up by a merged 3.786 points. At 3.05pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose by 4.91 details to 1,493.71 from yesterday’s closing of 1,488.80.The current market bellwether opened two details better at 1,490.80.Sector breadth was favourable with gainers surpassing losers 639 to 360, whilst 367 counters ended up unchanged, 867 untraded and 14 some others suspended.Turnover stood at 2.79 billion models valued at RM1.86 billion.Amongst the heavyweights, Maybank acquired a person sen to RM8.64 and Petronas Chemical substances additional 5 sen to RM8.59, whilst Public Lender and CIMB have been flat at RM4.50 and RM5.80, respectively, and Tenaga fell seven sen to RM9.35.Of the actives, Infomina extra 25.5 sen to 83.5 sen, Leform attained 3 sen to 21.5 sen, Green Packet ticked up 1.5 sen to 7 sen and MY E.G perked six sen to 94.5 sen, while Advance Synergy fell 1.5 sen to 14.5 sen.On the index board, the FBM Emas Index increased by 72.44 points to 10,706.14, the FBMT 100 Index climbed 66.20 details to 10,418.46, the FBM Emas Shariah Index included 110.17 details to 10,893.26, the FBM 70 expanded 210.39 factors to 13,061.48, and the FBM ACE garnered 41.52 points to 5,252.67.Sector-intelligent, the Financial Services Index highly developed by 15.74 details to 16,663.08, the Plantation Index lifted 131.16 details to 6,858.93 and the Strength Index attained 10.07 points to 777.58, while the Industrial Products and solutions and Solutions Index inched up .81 of-a-position to 182.57. ― Bernama

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