Foreign funds return to Bursa Malaysia

An index of the nation’s small stocks has gained 20% this year compared with a 3.6% decline in the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index tracking the biggest 30 companies. The broad benchmark remains the worst among the world’s major markets in 2019.

KUALA LUMPUR: Bigger is better in battered Malaysian equities as investors expect larger stocks to outperform smaller ones in the second half of this year.

That would be a sea change from the performance so far.

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