KLCI close higher

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  • Monday, 10 Aug 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Local stocks closed higher on Monday, with rubber glove makers posting handsome double digit gains as investors bet that companies like Supermax Corp, Adventa and Rubberex Corp would profit from increased demand and higher prices.

The FBM KLCI closed 3.12 points higher, or 0.28% at 1,188 points - a new high for the year. Total market turnover was 870 million shares worth an estimated RM1.286bil.

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