KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips commenced September on a firm note early Tuesday after the long break as the FBM KLCI (Malaysian Stocks Tips) rose to 1,780, fueled by picks up in Tenaga Nasional, Axiata and Sime Darby yet wether it can clutch the additions because of weaker key Asian bourses stays to be seen.
At 9.24am (Malaysian Stocks Tips),
The KLCI was up 3.18 focuses or 0.18% to 1,776.32. Turnover was 354.11 million offers esteemed at RM195.84mil. There were 220 gainers, 236 failures and 233 counters unaltered.
In any case,
other key Asian markets were under weight on Tuesday after a worldwide selloff the earlier day in the wake of North Korea’s most intense atomic test at the end of the week, while places of refuge, for example, gold stayed firm, Reuters revealed.
MSCI’s broadest record of Asia-Pacific offers outside Japan was off 0.05% having shed 0.8% the earlier day, with South Korea’s Kospi off 0.1% in the wake of sliding to three-week lows on Monday. Japan’s Nikkei ticked down 0.2%.
At Bursa Malaysia,
Tenaga bounced 24 sen to RM14.52, Axiata 16 sen to RM5.09, Sime Darby 14 sen to RM9.14. PPB Group and MAHB added 12 sen each to RM16.80 and RM9.12.
Among the customer stocks, BAT rose 30 sen to RM44.48, Kawan Food added 22 sen to RM3.60 and Heineken 14 sen to RM18.94. Ajinomoto fell RM1.14 to RM20.10.
Petron Malaysia added 19 sen to RM9.07 and Hengyuan 12 sen to RM7.64.
Hong Leong Bank fell 24 senn to RM15.20 and CIMB 23 sen to RM6.85 on benefit taking.
China stocks were among the most dynamic with Sino Huann broadening its increases from a week ago, up 3.5 sen to 19 sen with more than 69 million offers done, HG Global 3.5 sen to 12.5 sen and CSL 0.5 sen to 4.5 sen.
Be that as it may, Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research forewarned that with the broadened worries over the North Korea issue, it anticipates that market unpredictability will uplift.
In the meantime, financial specialists should concentrate on the up and coming occasions, for example, European Central Bank meeting on Thursday and FOMC meeting on Sept 20-21.
“Then, on the nearby front,
we (Malaysian Stocks Tips) figure the market could be slanting on a descending inclination mode following the occasions throughout the end of the week.
“By and by, purchasing backing may rise on stocks with superior to expected corporate outcomes that were discharged a week ago. The KLCI’s exchanging extent might be situated between 1760-1,790 levels this week,” said HLIB Research.
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