KLCI FUTURES END LOWER

AZLEE NOR MAHMUD

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives finished lower today despite the stronger underlying cash market.

At the close, spot month January 2020 was two points lower at 1,591.5, while February 2020, March 2020 and June 2020 were four points lower at 1,593.5, 1,588.0 and 1,588.0, respectively.

Turnover rose to 7,429 lots from 4,418 lots last Friday, while open interest increased to 36,033 contracts from 32,644 contracts previously.

At the closing bell, the FBM KLCI contracted 6.73 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 1,584.73.

-- BERNAMA

 

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