KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas-connected stocks helped shore up the FBM KLCI (Stock Advisory) early Thursday as it set out toward the fourth straight day of misfortunes with CIMB among the decliners.
At 9.25am (Stock Advisory),
the KLCI was down 0.49 point or 0.03% to 1,722.50. Turnover was 335.66 million offers esteemed at RM103.84mil. There were 137 gainers, 239 failures and 285 counters unaltered.
Japan’s Nikkei share normal rose on Thursday as purchasers ventured back in for deals following six straight days of misfortunes, with SoftBank increasing after a report that it intends to put as much as US$25bil in Saudi Arabia, Reuters announced.
Maybank Investment Bank
Research said since Wall Street finished comprehensively lower (Share Trading Tips), the nearby securities exchange will probably expand its losing streak on Thursday.
“Locally, there is not really any impetus to drive the benchmark higher. O&G stocks could go under weight in the midst of weaker oil costs.
“In fact, we anticipate that KLCI will exchange in the vicinity of 1,718 and 1,730 today. Drawback underpins have been reexamined to 1,713 and 1,700,” it said.
Oil advertises on Thursday were overloaded by rising US rough creation and inventories, however costs were kept from falling by desires that Opec will broaden a progressing generation cut amid a meeting toward the finish of this current month (Stock Picks), Reuters announced.
Brent rough fates,
the worldwide benchmark at oil costs, were at US$61.89 per barrel at 0100 GMT, two pennies over their last close.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rough fates were at US$55.33 a barrel, unaltered from their last settlement.
Petronas Gas and Petronas Dagangan added 22 sen each to RM17.10 and RM23.30 while Petronas Chemicals increased seven sen to RM7.32. Hengyuan picked up 12 sen to RM10.12.
PMB Tech added 20 sen to RM4.03 (Stock Recommendations), Atlan and Tong Herr nine sen higher at RM4.45 and RM3.74 while Zhulian added seven sen to RM1.89. Scientex increased six sen to RM8.79.
added 1.5 sen to 40.5 sen with 7.5 million offers done.
Geshen was the best washout, down 24 sen to RM2.06, PPB Group 18 sen bring down at RM16.52 while Nakamichi dove 8.5 sen to 2.5 sen.
Ann Joo lost six sen to RM3.80 (Stock Trading Signals) while Press Metal surrendered five sen to RM4.82.
CIMB and Affin fell five sen each to RM5.95 and RM2.41.
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