Bursa trading volume hits all-time high

It appears that optimism in the regional markets helped to lift the sentiment on Bursa.

PETALING JAYA: It was a back-to-back record day for Bursa Malaysia after both trading volume and daily turnover of the stock exchange surged to all-time-high levels.

While the second trading of August had a shaky start in the morning session as losers outnumbered gainers initially across Bursa Malaysia, strong investor interest in mostly small and mid-cap stocks related to sectors like technology as well as industrial products and services fuelled the rally in the market.

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