Bursa Malaysia opens cautious after a mixed Wall Street

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Trading on Bursa Malaysia was cautious at the opening on Monday (Feb 20), taking the cue from a mixed Wall Street performance last Friday. 

At 9.11 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased by 1.08 points to 1,475.82 from Friday’s close of 1,476.90, after opening 2.65 points weaker at 1,474.25.

Market breadth was negative with losers surpassing gainers 184 to 176, while 261 counters were unchanged, 1,607 untraded and 29 others suspended.