KLCI FUTURES CLOSE SHARPLY LOWER

SITI RADZIAH HAMZAH

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 (Bernama)  -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed sharply lower today in line with the weaker underlying cash market.

At the close, spot month November 2019 dipped 20.5 points to 1,564.0, December 2019 shed 23 points to 1,565.5, March 2020 went down 19.5 points to 1,564.5 and June 2020 declined 19 points to 1,563.5. 

  Turnover rose to 10,765 lots from Thursday’s 9,340 lots, while open interest narrowed to 42,198 contracts from 56,686 contracts yesterday. 

At 5 pm, the benchmark FBM KLCI fell 22.03 points to 1,561.74.     

-- BERNAMA