KLCI FUTURES CLOSE HIGHER

ZAIRINA ZAINUDIN

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Bernama)  -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed higher today, tracking the improved underlying cash market.

At the close, spot month November 2019, March 2020 and June 2020 rose 7.5 points each to 1,598, 1,596 and 1,595.5 respectively, while December 2019 bagged 8.0 points to 1,599.

Turnover decreased to 6,485 lots from 6,657 lots on Thursday, while open interest widened to 35,570 contracts versus 31,729 contracts previously.

At 5 pm, the benchmark FBM KLCI gained 4.65 points to 1,596.84.

-- BERNAMA