KLCI FUTURES CLOSE LOWER AS FBM KLCI DIPS 5.26 PCT

NURUL HANIS IZMIR

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended lower today, tracking the cue from the underlying cash market, which saw the FBM KLCI dipping 5.26 per cent.

Spot month March 2020 and June 2020 erased 67 points each to 1,331.5 and 1,325, respectively, while April 2020 and September 2020 were 64.5 points and 66 points weaker at 1,329.50 and 1,318.5, respectively.

Turnover rose to 28,939 lots from 16,483 lots on Thursday, while open interest widened to 57,696 contracts versus 43,825 contracts previously.

The benchmark FBM KLCI had gave up 74.68 points or 5.26 per cent to 1,344.75.

-- BERNAMA

 

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