FBM KLCI ends higher on last day of November

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined its regional peers to snap a three-day losing streak on Thursday.

The FBM KLCI rose 6.67 points, or 0.46% to close at 1,452.74, its intraday high. The index gained 0.73%, or 10.6 points in November from 1,442.14 on October 31.

The overall market was significantly negative with 626 decliners to 328 gainers while 419 traded flat. Activities were encouraging with 4.25 billion shares worth RM4.97bil changed hands.

Top performers on the index included Kuala Lumpur Kepong and CelcomDigi, gaining 38 sen at RM21.88 and 21 sen at RM4.34 respectively.

Meanwhile, Hong Leong Financial Group (HLFG) and Hong Leong Bank was the top KLCI decliners. HLFG fell 30 sen to RM16.10 and Hong Leong bank slid 10 sen to RM19.

On the broader market, United Plantations surged RM1.06 to RM16.98, Panasonic Manufacturing added 28 sen to RM17.90, Hextar Technologies slid 60 sen to RM22.66 and British American Tobacco fell 17 sen to RM9.36.

Elsewhere in the region, MSCI's Asia ex-Japan stock index was higher by 0.3%.

Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed up 0.5%, South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.61%, China’s Shanghai Composite index was up 0.26% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index ended up 0.3%.

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