BURSA MALAYSIA SHARPLY LOWER AT THE CLOSE -- 2

SITI RADZIAH HAMZAH

The FBM Emas Index weakened 130.12 points to 11,092.85, the FBMT 100 Index reduced 130.68 points to 10,909.3, the FBM Ace was down 55.19 points at 4,754.3, the FBM Emas Shariah Index dipped 181.88 points to 11,592.5 and the FBM 70 decreased 70.89 points to 13,877.88.   

Sector-wise, the Industrial Products & Services Index eased 1.01 point to 149.91, the Financial Services Index slipped 118.53 points to 15,331.62 and the Plantation Index shrank 51.30 points to 7,067.27.    

Main Market volume climbed to 1.66 billion shares worth RM2.15 billion from Thursday’s 1.30 billion shares worth RM1.27 billion. 

Warrants turnover nearly doubled to 450.970 million units valued at RM88.23 million from 227.52 million units valued at RM38.70 million yesterday.   

Volume on the ACE Market declined to 486.40 million units worth RM111.24 million from 601.17 million units worth RM134.05 million.   

Consumer products and services accounted for 193.03 million shares traded on the Main Market, industrial products and services (265.88 million), construction (203.0 million), technology (234.51 million), SPAC (nil), financial services (38.42 million), property (129.17 million), plantations (59.65 million), REITs (10.89 million), closed/fund (nil), energy (386.78 million), healthcare (27.02 million), telecommunications and media (62.28 million), transportation and logistics (19.89 million), and utilities (29.84 million).

-- BERNAMA