by FARA AISYAH / FILE PIX
At 12:30pm, the benchmark main Bursa Malaysia index was at 1,861.22, increases by 4.83 points or 0.26% against yesterday’s close of 1,856.39.
The KL stock market opened slightly higher at 1,859 and hovered between 1,856 and 1,862 in the morning session.
Market breadth was positive, with 376 gainers against 332 losers, while 396 were unchanged.
Top gainers included Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd, Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd, HSS Engineers Bhd, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd and Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd.
Meanwhile, top losers included Asian Pac Holdings Bhd, IHH Healthcare Bhd, Hong Leong Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd and Heineken Malaysia Bhd.