Market Watch

KL shares open lower on continued profit taking

Wednesday, 28 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened weaker this morning on continued profit taking activities in selected heavyweight counters, dealers said.

Most Asia markets bounce, Tokyo sinks on return

Thursday, 24 September 2015.

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly recovered Thursday from the previous day’s sharp losses but Tokyo tumbled as investors returned from a long weekend to play catch-up, with auto giants hit by the Volkswagen scandal.

Bursa likely to trend sideways next week

Saturday, 1 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia is likely to trend sideways next week with the benchmark index continuing to be confined within the 1,700 points and 1,740 points range, says Affin Hwang Investment Bank Vice-President and Head of Retail Research Datuk Dr Nazri Khan.

Technically Speaking: Bursa set to challenge immediate downside support

By S.N. LOCK - Saturday, 1 August 2015.

TECHNICAL rebounds on Friday helped to recoup all losses on the first three trading days this week.

Ringgit opens higher against greenback

Wednesday, 22 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar in early trade supported by continuous buying momentum for the local note, a dealer said.

Bursa to track higher momentum next week on improve risk appetite

Saturday, 11 April 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia are poised to trade higher next week, boosted by positive corporate sentiment and improvement in risk appetite.

Brent falls to 5½-year low

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

LONDON: Brent crude fell to a 5½-year low of less than US$57 a barrel yesterday as a global supply glut outweighed concerns of lost supply from Libya where battling militias have closed ports.

KLTM advances to US$19,100 a tonne

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) closed US$400 higher at US$19,100 a tonne yesterday, following the metal’s sharp price increase on the London Metal Exchange (LME).

Klibor futures untraded

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The three-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (Klibor) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed untraded yesterday.

Gold tracks US overnight losses

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives close lower yesterday, tracking the overnight losses on the US Commodity Exchange's (Comex) gold futures amid a stronger US dollar, dealers said.

Ringgit eases against US dollar

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended lower against the US dollar yesterday in line with most other emerging currencies on growing concerns over the political tension in Greece, dealers said.

Rubber market extends gains

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian rubber market extended its gain to close higher for the fourth consecutive day yesterday in tandem with the regional futures market, a dealer said.

CPO prices mixed on profit booking

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures prices on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives end mixed yesterday on profit booking, after eight days of consecutive gain.

Brent rises to output concerns

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

LONDON: Brent crude oil rose to US$60 per barrel yesterday, supported by concerns about disruption to output from Libya, but a global supply glut kept prices nearly 50 per cent off their peak for the year.

KLTM falls US$50 to US$18,700 a tonne

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) fell by US$50 to close at US$18,700 a tonne yesterday due to an increase in the volume of offerings at the opening, a dealer said.

Klibor contracts untraded

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The three-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (Klibor) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed untraded for the 10th consecutive session yesterday.

Gold futures firmer in US gains

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed firmer yesterday, tracking overnight gains on the US Commodity Exchange’s (Comex) gold futures.

Ringgit eases against US dollar

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended lower yesterday as gobal economic concerns kept investors away from emerging currencies, including the ringgit, dealers said.

Rubber close higher

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian rubber market extended last week’s gain to close higher for the third consecutive day yesterday tracking Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Tocom), a dealer said.

CPO ends higher

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures prices on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended higher for the eight consecutive day yesterday on anticipation of lower supply.

Final push to sustain index rally

Sunday, 28 December 2014.

THE blue-chip benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) bounced back strongly last week, boosted by regional strength after crude oil prices stabilised above the US$55 (RM191.95) a barrel level.

Poh Huat poised to move towards resistance zone

Sunday, 28 December 2014.

TECHNICAL rebounds over the last four trading days reversed Bursa Malaysia’s faltering trend before rebounding onto higher levels.

Big questions for markets in 2015

Sunday, 28 December 2014.

WALL Street was generally calmer this year than in previous years, but that doesn’t mean the stock market was devoid of drama.

Oil declines in light trade

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

NEW YORK: Oil traded slightly lower yesterday, after paring gains from early in the session, as a supply glut in top consumer the United States trumped worries about falling production from Libya.

Klibor futures untraded

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The three-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (Klibor) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed untraded for the ninth consecutive session yesterday.

KLTM recovers to US$18,750

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) rebounded sharply by US$450 yesterday to US$18,750 a tonne, driven by strong demand for the metal after the market was closed for Christmas holiday on Thursday.

Gold futures closes higher

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended the day after Christmas higher with five contract months traded.

Ringgit rebounds against US$

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rebounded from its recent losses to close higher yesterday, supported by improved risk appetite for the local unit.

Rubber mart up on buying demand

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian rubber prices closed higher yesterday on stronger buying demand as traders took cues from the bullish Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Tocom) rubber futures.

CPO prices broadly higher

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures prices on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended broadly higher yesterday on stronger demand amid anticipation of lower production.