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Bursa closes higher after Q4 2018 GDP exceeds forecast


KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed higher on Thursday after the economy in the fourth quarter grew above expectations and Bank Negara expects steady growth for this year.

At 5pm, the FBM KLCI was up 3.76 points or 0.22%to 1,689.06. Turnover rose to 3.89 billion shares valued at RM2.28bil. There were 463 gainers, 359 losers and 381 counters unchanged.

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