(The Malay Mail)
Index-linked stocks lifted the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) slightly at mid-morning, underpinned by gains in Hartalega and Top Glove.
This is on the back of lower market sentiment in the broader market with sellers thumping gainers by 622 to 375, while 387 counters were unchanged, 769 untraded and nine others suspended.
The benchmark FBM KLCI advanced 6.27 points or 0.4 per cent at 11.05 am to 1,576.14 from 1,569.87 at Tuesday’s closing. The key index opened 7.03 points higher at 1,576.9.
Total volume stood at 4.90 billion units worth RM2.22 billion.