KLCI FUTURES CLOSED LOWER

AISHAH MOHMAD AFANDI

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives had closed lower today, tracking the bearish sentiment of the Bursa Malaysia.

At the close, spot month March 2020 shed 63.50 points to 1,242.00, April 2020 dipped 65.50 points to 1,238.50, June 2020 reduced 62.0 points to 1,230.50 while September 2020 was 61.0 points weaker at 1,227.0.

Turnover declined to 22,167 lots from 25,943 lots on Friday, while open interest contracted to 48,060 contracts from 53,572 contracts previously.

The benchmark FBM KLCI was 43.40 points lower at 1,259.88 at close.

-- BERNAMA

 

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