Index Timeline

Malaysia Date United States
KLCI closed at 1,549.41, as risk sentiment soured as investors were concerned over the global economic slowdown. Traded 2.689 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.231 billion. KLCI, -5.50pts, -0.35%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,095
S&P, 3,874.25
Nasdaq, 11,726.50
Thu, 19 May, 2022 Dow, -236.94pts, -0.75%

DJIA, 31,730.30
S&P, 3,930.08
Nasdaq, 11,370.96
U.S. stocks finished closer to bear-market territory as the Russia-Ukraine war, a slowdown in China’s economy, high inflation and rising interest rates cause investors to worry about corporate profits and economic growth.
KLCI closed at 1,554.91, on continuous nibbling in selected heavyweights including financial services, consumer, and oil and gas (O&G) stocks. Traded 3.739 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.254 billion. KLCI, +6.31pts, +0.41%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,488
S&P, 4,067.00
Nasdaq, 12,468.00
Wed, 18 May, 2022 Dow, -1,164.52pts, -3.57%

DJIA, 31,490.07
S&P, 3,923.68
Nasdaq, 11,418.15
The Dow and S&P 500 on Wednesday booked their worst daily plunges in about two years, after quarterly retailer results confirmed higher costs for fuel and wages are eating into profits, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned of global stagflation taking root.
KLCI closed at 1,548.60, as bargain hunting emerged in selected heavyweights, led by the industrial products and services and plantation counters. Traded 5.511 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.788 billion. KLCI, +4.19pts, +0.27%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,519
S&P, 4,067.25
Nasdaq, 12,516.00
Tue, 17 May, 2022 Dow, +431.17pts, +1.34%

DJIA, 32,654.59
S&P, 4,088.85
Nasdaq, 11,984.52
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday, after retail sales data for April suggested the economy remained healthy and as investors weighed remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Wesak Day Mon, 16 May, 2022 Dow, +26.76pts, +0.08%

DJIA, 32,223.42
S&P, 4,008.01
Nasdaq, 11,662.79
Dow industrials eked out a slightly positive finish on Monday, while the S&P 500 saw its gains entirely evaporate during the final hour of trading, extending a stock-market selloff following a batch of weak data from China and the U.S. that fueled more concerns about the state of the global economy.
Sun, 15 May, 2022
Sat, 14 May, 2022
KLCI closed at 1,544.41, ended the week in positive territory, with the barometer index rising 0.36%, driven by a promising economic outlook that lifted market sentiments, an analyst said. Traded 3.166 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.507 billion. KLCI, +5.61pts, +0.36%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,863
S&P, 3,965.25
Nasdaq, 12,131.75
Fri, 13 May, 2022 Dow, +466.36pts, +1.47%

DJIA, 32,196.66
S&P, 4,023.89
Nasdaq, 11,805.00
U.S. stocks ended sharply higher Friday, but all three major benchmark still booked another week of losses, as investors assessed the scope for further downside and the Federal Reserve’s ability to get inflation under control without sending the economy into a tailspin.
KLCI closed at 1,538.80, tumbled more than 1%, while Bursa Malaysia’s Technology index was worst hit among the bourse’s 30 gauges as forecast-beating US inflation dented world markets which are seen taking cue from anticipation of US interest rate hikes to fight rising consumer prices. Traded 3.613 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.505 billion. KLCI, -17.13pts, -1.10%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,565
S&P, 3,900.75
Nasdaq, 11,824.50
Thu, 12 May, 2022 Dow, -103.81pts, -0.33%

DJIA, 31,730.30
S&P, 3,930.08
Nasdaq, 11,370.96
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, but were off the session’s ugliest levels, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was voted in by Congress to serve a second term of four years. Before Powell’s confirmation, the S&P 500 had been veering close to bear-market territory.
KLCI closed at 1,555.94, as investors continued to bargain-hunt stocks, particularly plantation and banking heavyweights. Traded 2.401 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.908 billion. KLCI, +1.35pts, +0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,345
S&P, 4,036.00
Nasdaq, 12,497.25
Wed, 11 May, 2022 Dow, -326.63pts, -1.02%

DJIA, 31,834.11
S&P, 3,935.18
Nasdaq, 11,364.24
Stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the Dow booking its biggest 5-day drop in almost two years, following an eagerly awaited consumer price index reading that showed U.S. inflation slowed less than anticipated in April.
KLCI closed at 1,554.58, snapping three consecutive days of losses to rise by 0.35%, as bargain hunting emerged in telecommunications and banking heavyweights. Traded 2.752 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.258 billion. KLCI, +5.40pts, +0.35%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,448
S&P, 4,030.50
Nasdaq, 12,397.25
Tue, 10 May, 2022 Dow, -84.96pts, -0.26%

DJIA, 32,160.74
S&P, 4,001.05
Nasdaq, 11,737.67
The stock market has been choppy as investors gauge whether the U.S. economy will have a “soft” or “hard” landing as the Federal Reserve seeks to bring high inflation under control by lifting interest rates, according to Steve Chiavarone, senior portfolio manager and head of multi-asset solutions at Federated Hermes.
KLCI closed lower at 1,549.18, in tandem with regional weakness, with persistent selling mainly on plantation, industrial products and services as well as technology stocks. Traded 3.218 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.034 billion. KLCI, -15.16pts, -0.97%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,441
S&P, 4,064.00
Nasdaq, 12,494.50
Mon, 9 May, 2022 Dow, -653.67pts, -1.99%

DJIA, 32,245.70
S&P, 3,991.24
Nasdaq, 11,623.25
U.S. stocks finished sharply lower Monday as investors fretted over stagflation threats — giving Dow industrials, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq Composite their biggest three-day percentage drops since 2020.
Sun, 8 May, 2022
Sat, 7 May, 2022
KLCI plunged second consecutive day to its lowest in over seven weeks at 1,564.34, dragged down mainly by plantation, gaming and technology stocks. Traded 3.108 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.438 billion. KLCI, -18.64pts, -1.18%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,872
S&P, 4,176.75
Nasdaq, 12,829.75
Fri, 6 May, 2022 Dow, -39.54pts, -0.11%

DJIA, 34,411.69
S&P, 4,391.69
Nasdaq, 13,332.36
All three major U.S. stock benchmarks closed lower Friday, each booking another week of losses, as investors weighed April jobs data amid heightened stagflation fears. The S&P 500 fell for a fifth straight week, its longest losing streak since June 2011, according to Dow Jones Market Data.
KLCI plunged to 1,582.98, as investors returning from a long weekend pared their positions amid a significant increase of 50 basis points by the Federal Reserve. Traded 2.682 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.378 billion. KLCI, -17.45pts, -1.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,804
S&P, 4,263.50
Nasdaq, 13,394.50
Thu, 5 May, 2022 Dow, -1,063.09pts, -3.12%

DJIA, 32,997.97
S&P, 4,146.87
Nasdaq, 12,317.69
U.S. stocks swooned Thursday, with signs of panic selling emerging as the Dow and Nasdaq booked their worst daily drops since 2020, a day after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate increase.
Labour Day (Replacement) Wed, 4 May, 2022 Dow, +932.27pts, +2.81%

DJIA, 34,061.06
S&P, 4,300.17
Nasdaq, 12,964.86
U.S. stocks end sharply higher, after the Federal Reserve delivered the first 50-basis-point interest rate hike since 2000, but said larger 75-basis-point increases weren’t in play. The Fed also outlined plans to reduce its near $9 trillion balance sheet.
Hari Raya Tue, 3 May, 2022 Dow, +67.29pts, +0.20%

DJIA, 33,128.79
S&P, 4,175.48
Nasdaq, 12,563.76
Major U.S. stock indexes ended higher Tuesday after choppy trade on the eve of what’s expected to be the most aggressive Federal Reserve monetary policy tightening in two decades.
Hari Raya Mon, 2 May, 2022 Dow, +84.29pts, +0.26%

DJIA, 33,061.50
S&P, 4,155.38
Nasdaq, 12,536.02
U.S. stocks rallied in the final hour of trading on Monday as some investors interpreted the 10-year Treasury yield’s breach of 3% as a sign that the bond-market’s selloff may have exhausted itself for now.
Sun, 1 May, 2022
Sat, 30 Apr, 2022
KLCI closed at 1,600.43, slightly higher in volatile trading on Friday, boosted by continued buying support in selected heavyweight counters such as gaming, oil and gas, as well as plantation stocks. Traded 2.817 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.067 billion. KLCI, +3.12pts, +0.20%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,787
S&P, 4,264.50
Nasdaq, 13,352.50
Fri, 29 Apr, 2022 Dow, -939.18pts, -2.77%

DJIA, 32,977.21
S&P, 4,131.93
Nasdaq, 12,334.64
The DJIA and S&P 500 index suffered their worst April performance since 1970, as all three major U.S. stock benchmarks ended Friday with sharp losses. U.S. stocks dropped as investors weighed fresh inflation data, disappointing results from Amazon.com Inc. and a warning on rising costs from Apple Inc.
KLCI closed at 1,597.31, due to improving market sentiment across the region, said an analyst. Traded 2.488 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.194 billion. KLCI, +10.76pts, +0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,573
S&P, 4,250.75
Nasdaq, 13,316.25
Thu, 28 Apr, 2022 Dow, +614.46pts, +1.85%

DJIA, 34,911.20
S&P, 4,462.21
Nasdaq, 13,619.66
U.S. stocks finished sharply higher Thursday as investors piled into technology stocks following results from Facebook parent Meta Platforms that weren’t as bad as feared. Investors also brushed off data that showed the U.S. economy contracted unexpectedly in the first quarter.
KLCI closed at 1,585.98, as investors stayed cautious following the steep slide on Wall Street overnight. Traded 2.212 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.896 billion. KLCI, -10.70pts, -0.67%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,441
S&P, 4,201.00
Nasdaq, 13,115.25
Wed, 27 Apr, 2022 Dow, +61.75pts, +0.19%

DJIA, 33,301.93
S&P, 4,183.96
Nasdaq, 12,488.93
The Dow and S&P 500 finished with modest gains Wednesday, as investors sized up a mixed batch of results from Boeing Co., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. among others, a day after the Nasdaq Composite’s lowest finish in more than two years.
KLCI closed at 1,596.68, as investors took the opportunity to bargain hunt for cheaper stocks following yesterday’s decline. Traded 2.250 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.922 billion. KLCI, +6.70pts, +0.42%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,851
S&P, 4,280.00
Nasdaq, 13,494.75
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 Dow, -809.28pts, -2.38%

DJIA, 33,240.18
S&P, 4,175.20
Nasdaq, 12,490.74
U.S. stock benchmarks ended sharply lower Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite booking its lowest close since 2020, as investors sifted through a raft of company results and awaited earnings reports that came after the bell from tech giants, including Microsoft Corp. and Google parent Alphabet Inc.
KLCI closed at 1,589.98, on persistent selling in selected heavyweights amid bearish sentiment surrounding regional stock markets. Traded 3.133 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.636 billion. KLCI, -11.99pts, -0.75%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,400
S&P, 4,222.50
Nasdaq, 13,228.75
Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 Dow, +238.06pts, +0.70%

DJIA, 34,049.36
S&P, 4,296.12
Nasdaq, 13,004.85
Dow industrials staged their biggest intraday turnaround in two months on Monday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite each posted their biggest gains in almost a week, as investors shook off early weakness tied to China’s expanded COVID-19 lockdowns.
Sun, 24 Apr, 2022
Sat, 23 Apr, 2022
KLCI closed at 1,601.97, on bargain hunting in selected heavyweights, with the barometer index ending just a whisker above the key 1,600 level, despite weak market sentiment across the region. Traded 2.641 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.055 billion. KLCI, +3.65pts, +0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,653
S&P, 4,384.25
Nasdaq, 13,715.00
Fri, 22 Apr, 2022 Dow, -981.36pts, -2.82%

DJIA, 33,811.40
S&P, 4,271.78
Nasdaq, 12,839.29
Stocks plunged on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst one-day loss since the throes of the pandemic, as the latest raft of corporate earnings and the prospect of rising rates spurred a wave of selling.
KLCI closed at 1,598.32, higher for the second consecutive day on continuous buying momentum. Traded 2.846 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.034 billion. KLCI, +4.57pts, +0.29%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,275
S&P, 4,489.75
Nasdaq, 14,159.75
Thu, 21 Apr, 2022 Dow, -368.03pts, -1.05%

DJIA, 34,308.08
S&P, 4,412.53
Nasdaq, 13,411.96
U.S. stocks swung to sharp losses Thursday, losing a grip on earlier gains, as bond yields rose and energy, communications and technology stocks led the way lower. Declines intensified after Fed Chair Powell added his support to “front-end loading” of interest rate increases, including with a potential 50 basis point hike in May.
KLCI closed at 1,593.75, led by bargain hunting as value emerged from recent falls despite Asian shares close mixed today. Traded 3.111 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.602 billion. KLCI, +12.61pts, +0.80%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,764
S&P, 4,442.75
Nasdaq, 14,126.50
Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 Dow, +249.59pts, +0.71%

DJIA, 35,160.79
S&P, 4,459.45
Nasdaq, 13,453.07
U.S. stock indexes posted a mixed finish Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average lifted after solid earnings, while a plunge for shares of streaming giant Netflix Inc. drags down the Nasdaq as the S&P 500 ends with a small loss.
Nuzul Al-Quran Tue, 19 Apr, 2022 Dow, +499.51pts, +1.45%

DJIA, 34,911.20
S&P, 4,462.21
Nasdaq, 13,619.66
Major U.S. stock benchmarks closed sharply higher Tuesday, with gains led by the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite, as investors weighed whether a raft of corporate earnings results will help markets break out of a recent rut. The stock-market gains also came amid a drop in energy prices.
KLCI closed at 1,581.14, ended in the negative territory for the third straight trading session on Monday (April 18) amid mixed performance in regional markets as stocks succumbed to selling pressure. Traded 2.447 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.573 billion. KLCI, -7.87pts, -0.50%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,258
S&P, 4,364.75
Nasdaq, 13,795.50
Mon, 18 Apr, 2022 Dow, -39.54pts, -0.11%

DJIA, 34,411.69
S&P, 4,391.69
Nasdaq, 13,332.36
All three major stock indexes ended with small losses in a choppy trading session on Monday as earnings season prepared to move into full swing with rising uncertainty over the economic outlook. It was the second straight trading day of losses for Dow industrials, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite.
Sun, 17 Apr, 2022
Sat, 16 Apr, 2022
KLCI closed at 1,589.01, trading on an easier note on Friday (April 15) in sync with most key regional bourses. Traded 2.156 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.408 billion. KLCI, -6.69pts, -0.42%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, Closed
S&P, Closed
Nasdaq, Closed
Fri, 15 Apr, 2022 Good Friday
KLCI closed at 1,595.70, finished lower today on last-minute selling in heavyweights. Traded 3.323 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.999 billion. KLCI, -1.48pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,470
S&P, 4,439.75
Nasdaq, 14,237.25
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 Dow, -113.36pts, -0.33%

DJIA, 34,451.23
S&P, 4,392.59
Nasdaq, 13,351.08
U.S. stock-indexes finished lower Thursday, booking weekly declines in an abbreviated week of trade, with investors digesting quarterly results from major Wall Street banks and economic data, including March retail sales.
KLCI closed at 1,597.18, pared some of its early gains to end the day marginally higher on bargain hunting in selected heavyweights. Traded 3.547 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.242 billion. KLCI, +0.05pts, +0.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,343
S&P, 4,424.50
Nasdaq, 14,074.50
Wed, 13 Apr, 2022 Dow, +344.23pts, +1.01%

DJIA, 34,564.59
S&P, 4,446.59
Nasdaq, 13,643.59
U.S. stocks closed near session highs Wednesday, led by the Nasdaq Composite as bond yields slipped on hopes inflation may have peaked, despite disappointing earnings from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KLCI ended at 1,597.13, on profit taking across the board, amid a mixed performance in regional peers as investors await the release of US inflation data later on Tuesday. Traded 3,905 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.437 billion. KLCI, -7.48pts, -0.47%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,193
S&P, 4,406.75
Nasdaq, 14,011.75
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 Dow, -87.72pts, -0.26%

DJIA, 34,220.36
S&P, 4,397.45
Nasdaq, 13,371.57
U.S. stocks ended modestly lower Tuesday, erasing earlier gains, as investors questioned whether the sharpest rise in the consumer price index in more than 40 years marks peak inflation.
KLCI ended at 1,604.61, as investors took profit on blue chip and in line with the weaker regional market performance. Traded 4,402 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.369 billion. KLCI, -2.68pts, -0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,516
S&P, 4,458.00
Nasdaq, 14,190.25
Mon, 11 Apr, 2022 Dow, -413.04pts, -1.19%

DJIA, 34,308.08
S&P, 4,412.53
Nasdaq, 13,411.96
DJIA and the S&P 500 index book their biggest one-day declines since March on Monday, with energy, tech and other growth names bearing the brunt, as Treasury yields soared and investors braced for the next inflation reading and the kickoff of earnings season.
Sun, 10 Apr, 2022
Sat, 9 Apr, 2022
KLCI closed at 1,607.29, ended the week on a firm note, with buying support seen across the board, in tandem with regional peer. Traded 2.928 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.857 billion. KLCI, +6.50pts, +0.41%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,434
S&P, 4,502.00
Nasdaq, 14,732.00
Fri, 8 Apr, 2022 Dow, +137.55pts, +0.40%

DJIA, 34,721.12
S&P, 4,488.28
Nasdaq, 13,711.00
U.S. stocks ended mixed Friday, with the technology-laden Nasdaq and S&P 500 closing lower, as investors continued to digest the Fed plans to aggressively raise interest rates and shrink its balance sheet. Key inflation data and corporate earnings reports loom next week.
KLCI ended at 1,600.79, in line with declines in regional markets, as sentiment was affected by the hawkish Fed minutes. Traded 3.337 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.539 billion. KLCI, -3.93pts, -0.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,366
S&P, 4,479.00
Nasdaq, 14,553.25
Thu, 7 Apr, 2022 Dow, +87.06pts, +0.25%

DJIA, 34,583.57
S&P, 4,500.21
Nasdaq, 13,897.30
U.S. stocks clawed back earlier losses to end higher Thursday, limiting declines to two days, as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening plans, while yields on longer dated Treasuries rose.
KLCI ended at 1,604.72, on strong buying support in selected heavyweights, led by plantation and banking stocks, bucking the downtrend among regional peers. Traded 3.422 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.466 billion. KLCI, +7.93pts, +0.50%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,434
S&P, 4,502.00
Nasdaq, 14,732.00
Wed, 6 Apr, 2022 Dow, -144.67pts, -0.42%

DJIA, 34,496.51
S&P, 4,481.15
Nasdaq, 13,888.82
U.S. stocks booked a second straight day of losses Wednesday as investors digested minutes of the Fed March meeting that detailed aggressive plans to shrink its nearly $9 trillion balance sheet. The minutes also left the door open to more than one half-percentage point interest rate increase and put outright sales of its mortgage bond holding on the table
KLCI ended at 1,596.79, with the key index easing slightly on selling in selected heavyweights, mainly in banking stocks, while the broader market showed a positive tone. Traded 3.873 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.365 billion. KLCI, -2.13pts, -0.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,831
S&P, 4,578.25
Nasdaq, 15,169.50
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 Dow, -280.70pts, -0.80%

DJIA, 34,641.18
S&P, 4,525.12
Nasdaq, 14,204.17
All three major U.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite leading the way down, as investors kept a close eye on plans for more sanctions on Russia and remarks by Federal Reserve policy makers.
KLCI ended at 1,598.92, weighed down by profit taking in selected heavyweights amid cautious trading mode. Traded 3.383 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.060 billion. KLCI, -3.49pts, -0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,659
S&P, 4,535.75
Nasdaq, 14,873.25
Mon, 4 Apr, 2022 Dow, +103.61pts, +0.30%

DJIA, 34,921.88
S&P, 4,582.64
Nasdaq, 14,532.55
The Nasdaq booked its best day in more than a week on Monday, after investors snapped up technology and communications shares on Elon Musk’s disclosure of a large stake in social media platform Twitter Inc. The Nasdaq, DJIA and S&P 500 all rose for a second straight trading day.
Sun, 3 Apr, 2022
Sat, 2 Apr, 2022
KLCI ended at 1,602.41, recouped early losses to close at its intraday high. Buying support in selected index-linked stocks, particularly healthcare and Petronas-linked stocks. Traded 3.127 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.158 billion. KLCI, +15.05pts, +0.95%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,764
S&P, 4,550.00
Nasdaq, 14,932.00
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 Dow, +139.92pts, +0.40%

DJIA, 34,818.27
S&P, 4,545.86
Nasdaq, 14,261.50
All three major U.S. stock benchmarks closed higher Friday, after a March jobs report reinforced a picture of a healthy economy but also underlined expectations for the Fed to be more aggressive in hiking interest rates in an effort to rein in persistently hot inflation.
KLCI closed higher at 1,587.36, boosted by improved market sentiment as buying support emerged primarily in banking and consumer product stocks. Traded 2.860 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.362 billion. KLCI, +4.14pts, +0.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,112
S&P, 4,600.50
Nasdaq, 15,131.50
Thu, 31 Mar, 2022 Dow, -550.46pts, -1.56%

DJIA, 34,678.35
S&P, 4,530.41
Nasdaq, 14,220.52
All three major U.S. stock benchmarks closed lower Thursday, with the DJIA, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq booking their largest quarterly drop in two years, capping a first quarter in which the Fed monetary tightening and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have weighed on sentiment.
KLCI closed lower at 1,583.22, with the key index almost flat on lack of market catalyst, although the broader market showed a positive tone. Traded 3.400 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.160 billion. KLCI, -0.20pts, -0.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,059
S&P, 4,605.25
Nasdaq, 15,150.75
Wed, 30 Mar, 2022 Dow, -65.38pts, -0.19%

DJIA, 35,228.81
S&P, 4,602.45
Nasdaq, 14,442.27
U.S. stock benchmarks finish lower in choppy trade Wednesday, as investors reassessed potential progress between Russia and Ukraine negotiators and heard more hawkish tones from the Federal Reserve.
KLCI closed lower at 1,583.42, markedly lower on Tuesday, amid cautious market sentiment. Traded 2.610 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.971 billion. KLCI, -14.53pts, -0.91%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,966
S&P, 4,583.00
Nasdaq, 15,024.25
Tue, 29 Mar, 2022 Dow, +338.30pts, +0.97%

DJIA, 35,294.19
S&P, 4,631.60
Nasdaq, 14,619.64
U.S. stock benchmarks ended sharply higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 exiting correction territory, buoyed by optimism over negotiations on a cease-fire in Ukraine and a decline in some commodity prices.
KLCI closed lower at 1,597.95, lacklustre trading session as investors seemed reluctant to make significant moves due to the absence of buying catalyst. Traded 2.400 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.890 billion. KLCI, -5.35pts, -0.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,770
S&P, 4,533.50
Nasdaq, 14,718.75
Mon, 28 Mar, 2022 Dow, +94.65pts, +0.27%

DJIA, 34,955.89
S&P, 4,575.52
Nasdaq, 14,354.90
All three major stock indexes end higher despite earlier losses on Monday, with Dow industrials and the S&P 500 finishing up for a third straight trading day, as investors assessed the prospect that Russia might be willing to accept less from Ukraine in ceasefire talks than previously expected.
Sun, 27 Mar, 2022
Sat, 26 Mar, 2022
KLCI closed higher at 1,603.30, follow-through buying interest in selected heavyweights pushed the FBM KLCI to break through the crucial 1,600 level on Friday. Traded 2.785 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.216 billion. KLCI, +4.33pts, +0.27%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34583
S&P, 4,506.25
Nasdaq, 14,724.00
Fri, 25 Mar, 2022 Dow, +153.30pts, +0.44%

DJIA, 34,861.24
S&P, 4,543.06
Nasdaq, 14,169.30
U.S. stock benchmarks closed mostly higher Friday, following a choppy trade, as investors largely looked past the Russia-Ukraine war to increasingly hawkish commentary from Fed's officials. Oil prices rebounded on the back of reports of a missile strike on a Saudi Aramco facility and as investors continued to weigh rising interest rates.
KLCI closed higher at 1,598.97, relatively quiet but choppy trading session amid a mixed regional market performance as investors remained cautious on the increasing market volatility. Traded 2.707 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.114 billion. KLCI, +1.09pts, +0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,409
S&P, 4,474.00
Nasdaq, 14,630.50
Thu, 24 Mar, 2022 Dow, +349.44pts, +1.02%

DJIA, 34,707.94
S&P, 4,520.16
Nasdaq, 14,191.84
U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday afternoon, as world leaders met to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and investors monitored remarks by Fed officials. The major indexes still were mixed for the week though, after recovering to levels seen before the start of the war in Ukraine, despite a jump in bond yields.
KLCI closed higher at 1,597.88, boosted by improved market sentiment across the region, as buying support emerged primarily in banking, gaming and glove stocks. Traded 3.547 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.637 billion. KLCI, +12.07pts, +0.76%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,672
S&P, 4,499.75
Nasdaq, 14,630.50
Wed, 23 Mar, 2022 Dow, -448.96pts, -1.29%

DJIA, 34,358.50
S&P, 4,456.24
Nasdaq, 13,922.60
U.S. stocks finished near session lows on Wednesday, as investors weighed hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials, another spike in oil prices, and President Joe Biden’s looming visit to Europe to discuss the Ukraine crisis with allies.
KLCI closed lower at 1,585.81, a choppy trading day, with buying interests spotted mainly in plantation and oil and gas (O&G) counters, while the broader market was slightly positive on mild buying support. Traded 3.090 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.843 billion. KLCI, -1.35pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,565
S&P, 4,466.75
Nasdaq, 14,427.00
Tue, 22 Mar, 2022 Dow, +254.47pts, +0.74%

DJIA, 34,807.46
S&P, 4,511.61
Nasdaq, 14,108.82
U.S. stocks ended higher Tuesday, shaking off a wobble that followed remarks a day earlier by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaling that the central bank could deliver bigger interest rate increases at coming policy meetings in a bid to rein in inflation currently running at a 40 year high.
KLCI closed lower at 1,587.16, despite the positive tone of the broader market as investors are cautious due to continuing geopolitical tensions in Europe and volatilities in regional equities. Traded 2.444 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.269 billion. KLCI, -4.10pts, -0.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,543
S&P, 4,448.00
Nasdaq, 14,359.25
Mon, 21 Mar, 2022 Dow, -201.94pts, -0.58%

DJIA, 34,552.99
S&P, 4,461.18
Nasdaq, 13,838.46
Stocks fell Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell left the door open to the prospect of bigger rate hikes to bring down inflation, but equity benchmarks finished above session lows.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2022
Sat, 19 Mar, 2022
KLCI closed slightly higher at 1,591.26, ended the week on a flattish note following a roller coaster session due to foreign buying during the last minutes of trading Traded 3.329 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.709 billion. KLCI, +0.38pts, +0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,290
S&P, 4,385.50
Nasdaq, 14,021.00
Fri, 18 Mar, 2022 Dow, +274.17pts, +0.80%

DJIA, 34,754.93
S&P, 4,463.12
Nasdaq, 13,893.84
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, with all three major indexes notching their best weekly performance since November 2020, as investors took the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike and uncertainty over the Russia-Ukraine war in stride.
KLCI closed higher at 1,590.88, maintained its steady trend to close higher on Thursday, as the positive sentiment continued to fuel investors’ risk appetite. Traded 3.349 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.711 billion. KLCI, +19.56pts, +1.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,058
S&P, 4,346.00
Nasdaq, 13,908.25
Thu, 17 Mar, 2022 Dow, +417.66pts, +1.23%

DJIA, 34,480.79
S&P, 4,411.67
Nasdaq, 13,614.78
U.S. stocks ended higher Thursday as investors assessed the Fed decision a day earlier to hike interest rates and signal a series of further increases to come. Signs of increasing escalation in the Russia-Ukraine war and worries over the progress of negotiations were also in focus, while Moscow said it made coupon payments on a pair of dollar-denominated sovereign bonds.
KLCI closed higher at 1,571.32, rebounded from a huge sell-off in the previous session, as investors rushed to buy the battered shares. Traded 2.593 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.711 billion. KLCI, +13.91pts, +0.89%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,790
S&P, 4,302.75
Nasdaq, 13,661.00
Wed, 16 Mar, 2022 Dow, +518.76pts, +1.55%

DJIA, 34,063.10
S&P, 4,357.86
Nasdaq, 13,436.55
U.S. stocks rallied for a second day in volatile trade Wednesday, with the Dow swinging nearly 700 points from session lows, after the Fed pulled the trigger on its first interest rate hike since 2018, while indicating more rate increases and balance sheet reduction will follow.
KLCI closed lower at 1,557.41, lack of buying interest while investors continue to take profit on oil and gas, plantation and technology stocks. Traded 2.696 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.504 billion. KLCI, -10.03pts, -0.64%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,764
S&P, 4,150.50
Nasdaq, 12,991.00
Tue, 15 Mar, 2022 Dow, +599.10pts, +1.82%

DJIA, 33,544.34
S&P, 4,262.45
Nasdaq, 12,948.62
U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite snapping three-day losing streaks, after a smaller-than-expected rise in a measure of wholesale inflation and a slump in oil prices which had earlier soared on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
KLCI closed lower at 1,567.44, as investors' sentiment remained negative while awaiting the outcome of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.Traded 2.518 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.223 billion. KLCI, -0.78pts, -0.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,193
S&P, 4,229.75
Nasdaq, 13,338.00
Mon, 14 Mar, 2022 Dow, +1.05pts, +0.01%

DJIA, 32,945.24
S&P, 4,173.11
Nasdaq, 12,581.22
Dow industrials barely gained on Monday, while the S&P 500 logged its first death cross in two years and the Nasdaq Composite slumped to its lowest since December 2020, as investors monitored Russia-Ukraine updates and China’s COVID lockdown ahead of this week’s crucial Federal Reserve decision.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2022
Sat, 12 Mar, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,568.22, as investors prepared for rate hikes following the latest U.S. inflation data.Traded 2.419 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.270 billion. KLCI, -14.60pts, -0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,186
S&P, 4,262.75
Nasdaq, 13,610.00
Fri, 11 Mar, 2022 Dow, -229.88pts, -0.69%

DJIA, 32,944.19
S&P, 4,204.31
Nasdaq, 12,843.81
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, with all three major benchmarks booking another week of losses, after President Joe Biden called for a suspension of normal trade relations with Russia as part of sanctions designed to economically isolate Moscow for its unprovoked attack in Ukraine.
KLCI closed higher at 1,580.53, in sync with regional markets, supported by continuous buying in the banking and Petronas-linked stocks. Traded 3.084 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.408 billion. KLCI, +18.20pts, +1.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,068
S&P, 4,251.50
Nasdaq, 13,632.00
Thu, 10 Mar, 2022 Dow, -112.18pts, -0.34%

DJIA, 33,174.07
S&P, 4,259.52
Nasdaq, 13,129.96
U.S. stock indexes closed lower Thursday, but off the days worst levels, as bond yields rose in the wake of higher U.S. consumer price inflation, a hawkish tilt from the European Central Bank, and stalled Russia-Ukraine negotiations.
KLCI closed higher at 1,562.33, on bargain hunting as investors picked up bargains after the recent sell-off. Traded 3.509 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.512 billion. KLCI, +15.46pts, +1.00%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,942
S&P, 4,215.25
Nasdaq, 13,427.25
Wed, 9 Mar, 2022 Dow, +653.61pts, +2.00%

DJIA, 33,286.25
S&P, 4,277.88
Nasdaq, 13,255.55
U.S. stock indexes finished sharply higher Wednesday, as oil prices pulled back from the highest level in more than seven years and investors looked forward to a meeting between top Russian and Ukrainian diplomats to potentially calm the deadly conflict, even as fierce fighting continued.
KLCI plunged to 1,546.87, as the tensions between Russia and Ukraine continued to weigh on investor sentiment. Traded 3.962 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.771 billion. KLCI, -25.69pts, -1.63%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,813
S&P, 4,209.50
Nasdaq, 13,337.50
Tue, 8 Mar, 2022 Dow, -184.74pts, -0.56%

DJIA, 32,632.64
S&P, 4,170.70
Nasdaq, 12,795.55
All three major U.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Tuesday, after a volatile trading session, with the S&P 500 index booking the session’s largest percentage drop, as investors weighed an American ban on imports of Russian oil and soaring commodity prices.
KLCI plunged to 1,572.56, in line with the performance of regional markets amid escalating Russia-Ukraine crisis. Traded 4.358 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.751 billion. KLCI, -31.38pts, -1.96%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,995
S&P, 4,249.25
Nasdaq, 13,593.50
Mon, 7 Mar, 2022 Dow, -797.42pts, -2.37%

DJIA, 32,817.38
S&P, 4,201.09
Nasdaq, 12,830.96
U.S. stock indexes tumbled Monday, with the DJIA entering correction and the Nasdaq finishing in bear-market territory, as investors weighed the further financial isolation of Moscow and implications of a possible U.S. ban on oil imports out of Russia, which could exacerbate inflationary pressures.
Sun, 6 Mar, 2022
Sat, 5 Mar, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,603.94, due to profit-taking activities across the board amid the weaker regional market sentiment on reports that Russia has seized a Ukrainian nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, Traded 3.446 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.295 billion. KLCI, -14.60pts, -0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,553
S&P, 4,335.00
Nasdaq, 13,968.25
Fri, 4 Mar, 2022 Dow, -179.86pts, -0.53%

DJIA, 33,794.66
S&P, 4,363.49
Nasdaq, 13,537.94
U.S. stocks ended lower Friday, with all three major indexes booking losses for the week, as investors focused on a worsening conflict between Russia and Ukraine that resulted in a fire at a nuclear power plant earlier in the day. Russia threatened to cause supply disruptions in oil, natural gas, industrial metals and grains.
KLCI closed higher at 1,618.54, as investors’ optimism was uplifted by Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) move to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR). Traded 3.433 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.760 billion. KLCI, +20.44pts, +1.28%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,767
S&P, 4,370.75
Nasdaq, 14,180.50
Thu, 3 Mar, 2022 Dow, -96.69pts, -0.29%

DJIA, 33,794.66
S&P, 4,363.49
Nasdaq, 13,537.94
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 failed to hold earlier gains Thursday as investors monitored the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the second day of testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell.
KLCI closed higher at 1,598.10, in a cautious trading amid negative external sentiment, while oil surged past US$110 per barrel. Traded 3.230 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.689 billion. KLCI, +1.66pts, +0.10%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,278
S&P, 4,302.50
Nasdaq, 14,008.75
Wed, 2 Mar, 2022 Dow, +596.40pts, +1.79%

DJIA, 33,891.35
S&P, 4,386.54
Nasdaq, 13,752.02
U.S. stock indexes finished sharply higher Wednesday, with gains gathering steam after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell outlined plans to begin dialing back the central bank’s easy-money stance to fight inflation, while playing down the prospect of a larger-than-usual increase of benchmark rates in March, in testimony on Capitol Hill.
KLCI closed lower at 1,596.44,bucked the regional trend to end lower as cautious sentiment weighed on buying patterns. Traded 3.21 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.25 billion. KLCI, -11.84pts, -0.74%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,873
S&P, 4,369.00
Nasdaq, 14,190.00
Tue, 1 Mar, 2022 Dow, -597.65pts, -1.76%

DJIA, 33,294.95
S&P, 4,306.26
Nasdaq, 13,532.46
Major U.S. stock indexes ended sharply lower Tuesday, with the DJIA showing the sharpest decline, as Russia stepped up attacks on Ukraine and warned it would begin “high-precision” strikes on the capital, Kyiv.
KLCI closed higher at 1,608.28, persistent buying interest in blue chips as investors shrugged off the tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Traded 3.478 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.971 billion. KLCI, +16.56pts, +1.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,477
S&P, 4,295.50
Nasdaq, 13,937.00
Mon, 28 Feb, 2022 Dow, -166.15pts, -0.49%

DJIA, 33,892.60
S&P, 4,373.94
Nasdaq, 13,751.40
The Nasdaq Composite Index eked out a slight gain on Monday, but stocks ended the session lower and booked another month of declines, as talks between Russia and Ukraine ended without an agreement.
Sun, 27 Feb, 2022
Sat, 26 Feb, 2022
KLCI closed higher at 1,591.72, rebounded on Friday from steep falls after Russia's invasion of Ukraine sent global markets tumbling in the previous session. Many investors viewed the political tension between Russia and Ukraine would only have short-term effects on markets and economy. Traded 3.248 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.926 billion. KLCI, +17.83pts, +1.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,810
S&P, 4,235.50
Nasdaq, 13,793.50
Fri, 25 Feb, 2022 Dow, +834.92pts, +2.51%

DJIA, 34,988.84
S&P, 4,471.07
Nasdaq, 14,134.76
U.S. stock benchmarks, led by the DJIA, ended sharply higher Friday, as investors who were cautious about buying at the onset of the military clash in Eastern Europe turned eager to hunt down bargains. The upbeat tone on the markets was tied, at least in part, to reports that Russia was in favor of talks with Ukrainian leadership. However, Moscow’s military force was on display as it pressed toward the capital of Ukraine.
KLCI closed lower at 1,573.89, tracking a sell-off in regional equities, as Russia attacked Ukraine. Traded 5.512 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.123 billion. KLCI, -12.25pts, -0.77%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,417
S&P, 4,141.50
Nasdaq, 13,182.75
Thu, 24 Feb, 2022 Dow, +92.07pts, +0.28%

DJIA, 33,223.83
S&P, 4,288.70
Nasdaq, 13,473.59
U.S. stocks roared back late Thursday, reversing their plummet in morning action after Russia launched a full invasion of Ukraine and President Joe Biden responded with a new round of sanctions against Moscow.
KLCI closed higher at 1,586.14, snapped its losing streak to close higher on Wednesday, as high crude palm oil (CPO) prices shored up plantation stocks. Traded 3.971 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.686 billion. KLCI, +9.18pts, +0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,755
S&P, 4,334.50
Nasdaq, 14,014.50
Wed, 23 Feb, 2022 Dow, -464.85pts, -1.38%

DJIA, 33,131.76
S&P, 4,225.50
Nasdaq, 13,037.49
U.S. stock indexes all closed sharply lower Wednesday, with the Dow industrials narrowly avoiding a slip into correction, as U.S. officials warned that Russian troops were poised to attack Ukraine, raising anxieties among investors, who are also wrangling with changing monetary policy and surging inflation.
KLCI closed lower at 1,576.96, succumbed to heavy selling pressure today with almost 800 counters in red, in line with regional bourses. Traded 4.330 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.164 billion. KLCI, -5.73pts, -0.36%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,664
S&P, 4,289.50
Nasdaq, 13,714.50
Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 Dow, -482.57pts, -1.42%

DJIA, 33,596.61
S&P, 4,304.76
Nasdaq, 13,381.52
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday, with the S&P 500 entering correction territory, as investors reacted to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to order troops to breakaway regions of Ukraine, escalating tensions and raising fears of a full-scale invasion.
KLCI closed lower at 1,582.69, due to heavy profit-taking activities following strong rallies for over a week. Traded 4.016 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.076 billion. KLCI, -20.36pts, -1.27%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,199
S&P, 4,366.25
Nasdaq, 14,044.75
Mon, 21 Feb, 2022 Presidents Day.
Sun, 20 Feb, 2022
Sat, 19 Feb, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,603.05, due to profit-taking activities particularly in banking and oil and gas stocks, coupled with the weaker regional market performance. Traded 3.869 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.989 billion. KLCI, -1.97pts, -0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,065
S&P, 4,488.00
Nasdaq, 14,601.50
Fri, 18 Feb, 2022 Dow, -232.85pts, -0.68%

DJIA, 34,079.18
S&P, 4,348.87
Nasdaq, 13,548.07
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, with all three major benchmarks booking a second week of losses, as investors monitored developments between Russia and Ukraine amid fears of a war breaking out. U.S. markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
KLCI closed higher at 1,605.02. advanced for the seventh consecutive session on Thursday on continued buying interest in plantation stocks. Traded 3.910 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.338 billion. KLCI, +1.82pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,998
S&P, 4,473.00
Nasdaq, 14,626.25
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 Dow, -622.24pts, -1.78%

DJIA, 34,312
S&P, 4,380.26
Nasdaq, 13,716.72
U.S. stocks ended sharply lower Thursday, as investors dealt with renewed fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine as the U.S. and its allies accused Moscow of continuing to build up troop levels.
KLCI closed higher at 1,603.20, due to continuous buying support in selected heavyweights, coupled with improving sentiment and also in sync with the performance of its regional peers.Traded 3.380 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.860 billion. KLCI, +3.59pts, +0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,998
S&P, 4,473.00
Nasdaq, 14,626.25
Wed, 16 Feb, 2022 Dow, -54.57pts, -0.16%

DJIA, 34,934.27
S&P, 4,475.01
Nasdaq, 14,124.09
U.S. stock benchmarks finished mixed Wednesday, but largely recouped earlier losses, after the release of the minutes of the Fed's January meeting reiterated support for a faster pace of interest rate hikes and a significant reduction of the central bank’s near $9 trillion balance sheet.
KLCI closed higher at 1,599.61, rose for the fifth straight trading session to close near a four-month high, on strong interest in plantation and banking stocks. Traded 3.753 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.980 billion. KLCI, +15.77pts, +1.00%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,794
S&P, 4,446.25
Nasdaq, 14,472.50
Tue, 15 Feb, 2022 Dow, +422.67pts, +1.22%

DJIA, 34,988.84
S&P, 4,471.07
Nasdaq, 14,134.76
Stocks rose onTuesday as investors read recent developments in Western Russia as indication of a de-escalation in animosities, even as U.S. President Joe Biden cautioned that an attack by Russia of Ukraine was still seen as imminent.
KLCI closed higher at 1,583.84, continuous buying support in financial services, plantation and oil and gas stocks amid a weaker regional market performance. Traded 3.175 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.489 billion. KLCI, +4.95pts, +0.31%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,400
S&P, 4,377.75
Nasdaq, 14,127.75
Mon, 14 Feb, 2022 Dow, -171.89pts, -0.49%

DJIA, 34,566.17
S&P, 4,401.67
Nasdaq, 13,790.92
All three major stock indexes finished lower for a third straight trading day on Monday, with the S&P 500 index racking up its biggest three-day drop since October 2020, as U.S. allies warned of an imminent attack by Russian forces on Ukraine.
Sun, 13 Feb, 2022
Sat, 12 Feb, 2022
KLCI closed higher at 1,578.89, maintained its uptrend for the third straight day on continuous buying momentum, supported by the positive market sentiment. Traded 3.191 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.416 billion. KLCI, +8.79pts, +0.56%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,006
S&P, 4,475.75
Nasdaq, 14,610.25
Fri, 11 Feb, 2022 Dow, -503.53pts, -1.43%

DJIA, 34,738.06
S&P, 4,418.64
Nasdaq, 13,791.15
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Friday as heightened concern that Russia may soon invade Ukraine sent oil prices spiking and investors to dump risky assets like equities. Investors also weighed a sharp drop in consumer sentiment and a pickup in near-term inflation expectations.
KLCI closed higher at 1,570.10, its highest in over three months, as the positive market sentiment continued to hold amid the spike in Covid-19 cases. Traded 3.196 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.621 billion. KLCI, +18.59pts, +1.20%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,654
S&P, 4,568.00
Nasdaq, 14,986.75
Thu, 10 Feb, 2022 Dow, -526.47pts, -1.47%

DJIA, 35,241.59
S&P, 4,504.08
Nasdaq, 14,185.64
U.S. stock indexes finished near session lows Thursday, after a day of volatile trading, as investors assessed a hotter-than-expected January consumer-price index report that underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to respond aggressively to persistent inflation running at a four-decade high.
KLCI closed higher at 1,551.51, amid optimism that the proposed reopening of the nation’s borders would bolster the local economy’s recovery. Traded 2.959 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.518 billion. KLCI, +21.42pts, +1.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,537
S&P, 4,542.00
Nasdaq, 14,846.25
Wed, 9 Feb, 2022 Dow, +305.28pts, +0.86%

DJIA, 35,768.06
S&P, 4,587.18
Nasdaq, 14,490.37
U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday, leaving the Nasdaq Composite up 2.1%, as a bond selloff eased up a day ahead of an eagerly anticipated inflation report, and as investors absorbed another batch of earnings reports.
KLCI closed lower at 1,530.09, traded sideways today with selling interspersing with buying as investors' sentiment stayed cautious. Traded 2.850 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.174 billion. KLCI, -0.56pts, -0.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,065
S&P, 4,488.00
Nasdaq, 14,601.50
Tue, 8 Feb, 2022 Dow, +371.65pts, +1.06%

DJIA, 35,462.78
S&P, 4,521.54
Nasdaq, 14,194.45
U.S. equity benchmarks finished decisively higher Tuesday, following choppy morning trading, as investors took comfort in corporate quarterly reports and awaited data later this week on inflation.Market participants also kept a close eye on interest rates, with the yield on the 10-year Treasury note rising toward 2%.
KLCI closed higher at 1,530.65, Glove makers underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance following the surge of Covid-19 cases amid a positive market sentiment. Traded 3.079 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.303 billion. KLCI, +7.89pts, +0.52%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,899
S&P, 4,483.00
Nasdaq, 14,659.00
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 Dow, +1.39pts, +0.01%

DJIA, 35,091.13
S&P, 4,483.87
Nasdaq, 14,015.67
The DJIA eked out a minuscule gain in choppy trading Monday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes each closed lower as investors digested a batch of quarterly results and turned their focus to this week’s consumer-price index reading.
Sun, 6 Feb, 2022
Sat, 5 Feb, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,522.76 due to profit-taking activities following yesterday’s solid performance. Investors are awaiting for the latest update on the recovering US jobs market data which will be released later tonight. Traded 2.433 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.649 billion. KLCI, -2.97pts, -0.19%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,068
S&P, 4,504.00
Nasdaq, 14,709.25
Fri, 4 Feb, 2022 Dow, -21.42pts, -0.06%

DJIA, 35,089.74
S&P, 4,500.53
Nasdaq, 14,098.01
Stock market trade was choppy after the government reported Friday that the U.S. economy added 467,000 jobs in January and hiring was much stronger at the end of 2021 than originally estimated. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4% from 3.9%, while the percentage of people in the labor force ticked up to a pandemic high of 62.2%.
KLCI closed higher at 1,525.73, with strong buying interest in selected sectors particularly banking, plantation and oil and gas. Traded 2.054 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.623 billion. KLCI, +13.46pts, +0.89%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,454
S&P, 4,538.00
Nasdaq, 14,825.75
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 Dow, -518.17pts, -1.45%

DJIA, 35,111.16
S&P, 4,477.44
Nasdaq, 13,878.82
U.S. stock indexes closed lower on Thursday, ending a four-day win streak as shares of Facebook’s parent fell 26.4% after a weak outlook from Meta Platforms Inc. Investors also digested a rate rise by the Bank of England and a significant hawkish shift by the European Central Bank, and weekly U.S. data on employment and business activity.
Chinese New Year Wed, 2 Feb, 2022 Dow, +224.09pts, +0.63%

DJIA, 35,629.33
S&P, 4,589.38
Nasdaq, 14,417.55
Investors continued on a stock buying streak Wednesday, with the S&P 500 leading major equity benchmarks to a fourth straight session of gains, as investors awaited a barrage of quarterly results from some of the biggest companies in technology and tech-related sectors of the market.
Federal Territory Day/Chinese New Year Tue, 1 Feb, 2022 Dow, +273.38pts, +0.78%

DJIA, 35,405.24
S&P, 4,546.54
Nasdaq, 14,346.00
All three major benchmarks ended higher Tuesday, booking a third straight day of gains after wobbling earlier in the session. Investors weighed manufacturing and jobs data, while earnings from Exxon Mobil Corp. and other corporate heavyweights were in the spotlight.
KLCI closed lower at 1,512.27, just before the end of trading on Bursa Malaysia, which will remain shuttered for the remainder of the day ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday. Traded 1.213 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.091 billion. KLCI, -7.75pts, -0.51%
As of 12.15pm
DJIA, 34,662
S&P, 4,434.5
Nasdaq, 14,493.25
Mon, 31 Jan, 2022 Dow, +406.39pts, +1.17%

DJIA, 35,131.86
S&P, 4,515.55
Nasdaq, 14,239.88
The Nasdaq Composite recorded its biggest percentage drop in almost two years, as well as its worst January in over a decade, despite Monday’s broader rally in stocks — capping a brutal month for investors.
Sun, 30 Jan, 2022
Sat, 29 Jan, 2022
KLCI closed higher at 1,520.02, due to bargain-hunting activities in the lower liners and technology stocks. Traded 2.002 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.540 billion. KLCI, +4.03pts, +0.27%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,035
S&P, 4,323.50
Nasdaq, 14,058.00
Fri, 28 Jan, 2022 Dow, +564.69pts, +1.65%

DJIA, 34,725.47
S&P, 4,431.85
Nasdaq, 13,770.57
U.S. stocks on Friday finished on a decidedly higher note, booking sharp gains in a final swing higher in the last hour of trading, which helped to erase sharp weekly declines and snap multiweek losing streaks for all of the major benchmarks.
KLCI closed end marginally higher at 1,515.99, due to bargain-hunting activities during the final hour of trading. Traded 2.224 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.774 billion. KLCI, +0.23pts, +0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,889
S&P, 4,319.75
Nasdaq, 14,093.00
Thu, 27 Jan, 2022 Dow, -7.31pts, -0.02%

DJIA, 34,160.78
S&P, 4,326.51
Nasdaq, 13,352.78
U.S. stocks gave back sharp early gains to end lower Thursday, as investors weighted Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s plans for several interest-rate hikes this year and tighter financial conditions.
KLCI closed higher at 1,515.76, on bargain hunting in most sectors except plantation, ahead of the US Federal Reserve's decision on its monetary policy stance, said an analyst. Traded 2.362 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.844 billion. KLCI, +6.58pts, +0.45%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,454
S&P, 4,387.75
Nasdaq, 14,306.75
Wed, 26 Jan, 2022 Dow, -129.64pts, -0.38%

DJIA, 34,168.09
S&P, 4,349.93
Nasdaq, 13,542.12
Stocks lost their grip on earlier gains Wednesday in another volatile session, after the Federal Reserve at its first meeting of 2022 kept benchmark interest rates steady, but signaled that monetary policy will soon tighten.
KLCI closed lower at 1,508.91, succumbed to selling pressure on Tuesday, tracking the sea of red across regional markets on concerns that the US Federal Reserve would tighten policies. Traded 2.808 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.147 billion. KLCI, -12.95pts, -0.85%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,006
S&P, 4,350.00
Nasdaq, 14,246.00
Tue, 25 Jan, 2022 Dow, -66.77pts, -0.19%

DJIA, 34,297.73
S&P, 4,356.45
Nasdaq, 13,539.29
U.S. stocks dropped in volatile trade as investors sought to cope with rising inflation, anxiety over the Federal Reserve’s expected policy changes, fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic..
KLCI closed lower at 1,521.86, continuous selling pressure in most heavyweights led by glove maker Hartalega Holdings Bhd, amid weak market sentiment. Traded 2.833 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.882 billion. KLCI, -5.20pts, -0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,290
S&P, 4,415.50
Nasdaq, 14,550.75
Mon, 24 Jan, 2022 Dow, +99.13pts, +0.29%

DJIA, 34,364.50
S&P, 4,410.13
Nasdaq, 13,855.13
The Dow industrials staged their first-ever 1,000-point-plus intraday U-turn to result in a gain, while other notable benchmarks also rallied in the final minutes of trading and reversed a sharp selloff. Investors are awaiting an important two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve.
Sun, 23 Jan, 2022
Sat, 22 Jan, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,527.06, amid cautious investors’ sentiment and ahead of next week FOMC decision. Traded 2.636 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.983 billion. KLCI, -0.69pts, -0.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,595
S&P, 4,460.25
Nasdaq, 14,731.75
Fri, 21 Jan, 2022 Dow, -450.02pts, -1.30%

DJIA, 34,265.37
S&P, 4,397.94
Nasdaq, 13,768.92
U.S. equity gauges on Friday ended sharply lower, capping a withering week for investors highlighted by the biggest weekly slide for the S&P 500 and the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite since March 2020.
KLCI closed lower at 1,527.75, continuous selling in heavyweights stocks. Traded 3.389 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.251 billion. KLCI, -2.58pts, -0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,987
S&P, 4,532.75
Nasdaq, 15,069.75
Thu, 20 Jan, 2022 Dow, -313.26pts, -0.89%

DJIA, 34,715.39
S&P, 4,482.73
Nasdaq, 14,154.02
U.S. stock indexes gave up an early session rebound and turned negative in the final hour of trading Thursday, repeating Wednesday’s volatile pattern and pushing the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite further into correction territory this week.
KLCI closed lower at 1,530.33, bearish market sentiment led by banking stocks, ahead of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) first Monetary Policy Meeting in 2022 on Thursday. Traded 3.568 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.606 billion. KLCI, -12.59pts, -0.82%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,834
S&P, 4,561.50
Nasdaq, 15,159.50
Wed, 19 Jan, 2022 Dow, -339.82pts, -0.96%

DJIA, 35,028.65
S&P, 4,532.76
Nasdaq, 14,340.26
U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite booking its first close in correction territory since March, as sharply higher bond yields and elevated inflation rattle investors. Banks stocks were again in the spotlight, with Morgan Stanley and Bank of America reporting quarterly results.
Thaipusam Tue, 18 Jan, 2022 Dow, -543.34pts, -1.51%

DJIA, 35,368.47
S&P, 4,577.11
Nasdaq, 14,506.90
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower as the high-growth tech sector fell under pressure from climbing Treasury yields and investors began digesting a busy week for company earnings.
KLCI closed lower at 1,542.92, as profit-taking in selected heavyweights continued to pull the key index lower, ahead of the overnight policy rate announcement on Thursday. Traded 2.585 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.005 billion. KLCI, -12.41pts, -0.80%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,834
S&P, 4,657.25
Nasdaq, 15,582.50
Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 Martin King Luther Jr. Day.
Sun, 16 Jan, 2022
Sat, 15 Jan, 2022
KLCI closed lower at 1,555.33, weighed by continuous profit-taking in selected heavyweights, in line with the weaker regional market sentiment. Traded 3.606 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.954 billion. KLCI, -14.18pts, -0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,043
S&P, 4,656.00
Nasdaq, 15,493.50
Fri, 14 Jan, 2022 Dow, -201.81pts, -0.56%

DJIA, 35,911.81
S&P, 4,662.85
Nasdaq, 14,893.75
U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday, as the prospect of rising interest rates and weaker economic data cast some doubt on the strength of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
KLCI closed at 1,569.51, continuous buying from foreign funds but the broader market was weak in line with the cautious key Asian markets. Traded 3.456 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.141 billion. KLCI, +6.31pts, +0.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,154
S&P, 4,717.50
Nasdaq, 15,896.50
Thu, 13 Jan, 2022 Dow, -176.70pts, -0.49%

DJIA, 36,113.62
S&P, 4,659.03
Nasdaq, 14,806.81
U.S. stocks closed down on Thursday, as Treasury yields rose rapidly in response to expectations the Federal Reserve will be much more aggressive than previously anticipated in fighting surging inflation.
KLCI closed at 1,563.20, profit taking happens on banking shares which pressure the market to close lower. Traded 3.366 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.908 billion. KLCI, -1.09pts, -0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,096
S&P, 4,696.25
Nasdaq, 15,779.75
Wed, 12 Jan, 2022 Dow, +38.30pts, +0.11%

DJIA, 36,290.32
S&P, 4,726.35
Nasdaq, 15,188.39
U.S. stock indexes closed with modest gains Wednesday, after a reading on inflation came in near a four-decade high. Investors exhaled with relief after the latest reading on inflation, while running hot, wasn’t worse than anticipated.
KLCI closed at 1,564.29, bucked the regional trend to end higher for three straight sessions amid a cautious broader market. Traded 4.153 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.838 billion. KLCI, +14.12pts, +0.91%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,977
S&P, 4,664.75
Nasdaq, 15,607.50
Tue, 11 Jan, 2022 Dow, +183.45pts, +0.51%

DJIA, 36,252.02
S&P, 4,713.07
Nasdaq, 15,153.45
U.S. stocks ended higher Tuesday, as investors appeared to take testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in stride as they looked for clues to the pace of future rate increases and other plans for tightening monetary policy in 2022.
KLCI closed higher at 1,550.17, late buying in selected heavyweights led by CIMB and Press Metal lifted Bursa Malaysia to end at its intraday high on Monday (Jan 10), amid mixed performance on regional bourse. Traded 6.667 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.378 billion. KLCI, +7.06pts, +0.46%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,075
S&P, 4,662.00
Nasdaq, 15,550.25
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 Dow, -162.79pts, -0.45%

DJIA, 36,068.87
S&P, 4,670.29
Nasdaq, 14,942.83
The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index eked out a slight gain in the final minutes of trading on Monday, after bearing the brunt of a broader stock selloff earlier in the day, while the S&P 500 and Dow industrials extended their losing streaks, with worries about Federal Reserve policy reverberating in financial markets.
Sun, 9 Jan, 2022
Sat, 8 Jan, 2022
KLCI closed higher at 1,543.11, mainly lifted by banking and plantation counters. Trading activities on glove stocks due to Omicron fears also helped lift the index. Traded 4.140 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.903 billion. KLCI, +9.75pts, +0.64%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,110
S&P, 4,679.25
Nasdaq, 16,675.00
Fri, 7 Jan, 2022 Dow, -4.81pts, -0.01%

DJIA, 36,231.66
S&P, 4,677.03
Nasdaq, 14,935.90
U.S. stocks ended lower Friday, following a monthly jobs report whose headline figure came in far below economists’ estimates. In parsing the Labor Department report, investors appeared to conclude that the monthly employment update won’t derail the Federal Reserve’s intention to wind down accommodative policies and eventually hike rates to combat inflation in 2022.
KLCI closed lower at 1533.36, with the key index languishing in negative territory for the entire day, as regional sentiment was dampened by US bond tapering. Traded 2.866 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.903 billion. KLCI, -14.59pts, -0.94%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,283
S&P, 4,687.25
Nasdaq, 15,731.00
Thu, 6 Jan, 2022 Dow, -170.64pts, -0.47%

DJIA, 36,236.47
S&P, 4,696.05
Nasdaq, 15,080.86
U.S. stocks finished lower across the board Thursday, with the Nasdaq Composite giving up a modest bounce in the final minutes of trade as rising Treasury yields and a tech-led rout weighed on Wall Street.
KLCI closed higher at 1,547.95, thanks to buying support in selected heavyweights led by rubber glove makers, Top Glove and Hartalega, amid concerns over the new IHU Covid-19 variant. Traded 4.496 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.961 billion. KLCI, +6.05pts, +0.39%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,627
S&P, 4,776.25
Nasdaq, 16,215.75
Wed, 5 Jan, 2022 Dow, -392.54pts, -1.07%

DJIA, 36,407.11
S&P, 4,700.58
Nasdaq, 15,100.17
Stocks finished sharply lower Wednesday after the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last policy gathering in 2021 showed discussion around a potentially faster pace of shrinking the central bank’s massive balance sheet and raising rates.
KLCI closed lower at 1541.90, remained in a bearish mode at the close on Tuesday (Jan 4) due to the lack of market catalysts. Traded 3.518 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.931 billion. KLCI, -7.15pts, -0.46%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,540
S&P, 4,794.50
Nasdaq, 16,493.75
Tue, 4 Jan, 2022 Dow, +214.59pts, +0.59%

DJIA, 36,799.65
S&P, 4,793.54
Nasdaq, 15,622.72
The DJIA ended at a fresh peak Tuesday, scoring back-to-back record closes in the first week of 2022, even as the broader market fell under pressure amid newfound selling in government debt that was driving long-term yields higher and interest-rate-sensitive tech shares lower.
KLCI closed lower at 1549.05, as market sentiment was clouded by the latest Omicton development amid profit-taking following its recent gains. Traded 2.743 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.482 billion. KLCI, -18.48pts, -1.18%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,361
S&P, 4,777.50
Nasdaq, 16,401.00
Mon, 3 Jan, 2022 Dow, +246.76pts, +0.68%

DJIA, 36,585.06
S&P, 4,796.56
Nasdaq, 15,832.80
The DJIA and S&P 500 Index swept to record closes on Monday, driven by optimistic investors during the first day of trading in 2022, while joining the Nasdaq Composite in posting the biggest gains in a week. Among stocks on the move, shares of Tesla surged after record-breaking quarterly sales.
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022
New Year 2022 Sat, 1 Jan, 2022 New Year 2022
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KLCI closed higher at 1,567.53, owing primarily to bargain-hunting activities in the final hour of trading, Traded 2.523 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.861 billion. KLCI, +23.92pts, +1.55%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,276
S&P, 4,769.75
Nasdaq, 16,423.50
Fri, 31 Dec, 2021 Dow, -59.78pts, -0.16%

DJIA, 36,338.30
S&P, 4,766.18
Nasdaq, 15,644.97
Major U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, as risk appetite waned on New Year’s Eve, but the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite all closed out the month, quarter and year with gains despite the pandemic.
KLCI closed lower at 1,543.61, snapped a six-day winning streak to close lower on Thursday (Dec 30), taking cues from the mixed global market performance amid moderate profit-taking activities. Traded 2.243 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.506 billion. KLCI, -1.43pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,394
S&P, 4,787.75
Nasdaq, 16,512.50
Thu, 30 Dec, 2021 Dow, -90.55pts, -0.25%

DJIA, 36,398.08
S&P, 4,778.73
Nasdaq, 15,741.56
U.S. stock indexes closed lower Thursday, halting a multisession win streak for the S&P 500 and DJIA bullishness on Wall Street took a pause, despite a report showing that labor shortages and demand for workers are overshadowing concerns about omicron at the moment.
KLCI closed higher at 1,545.04, recouped earlier losses to close at its intra-day high on Wednesday (Dec 29) after experiencing choppy trading throughout the day. Traded 2.405 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.832 billion. KLCI, +5.15pts, +0.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,347
S&P, 4,789.25
Nasdaq, 16,551.25
Wed, 29 Dec, 2021 Dow, +90.42pts, +0.25%

DJIA, 36,488.63
S&P, 4,793.06
Nasdaq, 15,766.22
Major U.S. stock indexes swept to record closes Wednesday, except for the Nasdaq Composite Index, which finished slightly lower as longer-dated Treasury yields climbed to one-month highs.
KLCI closed higher at 1,539.89, rose for the fifth straight trading session to close at its two-month high. Tracking regional markets and overnight Wall Street performance. Traded 2.155 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.653 billion. KLCI, +5.98pts, +0.39%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,218
S&P, 4,785.50
Nasdaq, 16,589.75
Tue, 28 Dec, 2021 Dow, +95.83pts, +0.26%

DJIA, 36,398,21
S&P, 4,786.35
Nasdaq, 15,871.72
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite snapping a four-day winning streak, as some investors looked toward 2022 with optimism, despite record COVID-19 cases resulting from the spread of the omicron variant.
KLCI closed higher at 1533.91, bargain-hunting and window-dressing activities particularly in glove and banking stocks lifted Bursa Malaysia to end higher. Traded 2.206 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.359 billion. KLCI, +17.46pts, +1.15%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,817
S&P, 4,720.00
Nasdaq, 16,325.50
Mon, 27 Dec, 2021 Dow, +351.82pts, +0.98%

DJIA, 36,302.38
S&P, 4,791.19
Nasdaq, 15,871.26
U.S. stock benchmarks finished higher Monday, as consumer spending during the holidays and gains in technology and energy shares helped to push the S&P 500 to records.
Sun, 26 Dec, 2021
Sat, 25 Dec, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1516.45 end slightly higher on Friday (Dec 24), in line with the positive performance in regional markets. Traded 1.885 billion shares, with a total value of RM0.911 billion. KLCI, +0.03pts, +0.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, Closed
S&P, Closed
Nasdaq, Closed
Fri, 24 Dec, 2021 Christmas Eve
KLCI closed higher at 1516.42 as continues buying support in selected heavyweights led by Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd and Sime Darby Plantation Bhd pushed Bursa Malaysia to end at an intra-day high, in line with positive performance in regional markets. Traded 1.990 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.376 billion. KLCI, +16.10pts, +1.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,669
S&P, 4,688.75
Nasdaq, 16,156.25
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 Dow, +196.67pts, +0.55%

DJIA, 35,950.56
S&P, 4,725.79
Nasdaq, 15,653.37
The S&P 500 index scored its 68th record close of the year Thursday, ahead of the long Christmas holiday weekend, on optimism that the omicron variant of COVID won’t derail global economies. Investors also were absorbing a relatively benign batch of U.S. data, including inflation, durable goods orders and jobless benefit claims published Thursday.
KLCI closed higher at 1500.32, buying support in selected heavyweights led by Maybank and Top Glove, in line with positive performance in regional markets, on favourable outlook of the global economic recovery. Traded 3.122 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.596 billion. KLCI, +7.73pts, +0.52%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,340
S&P, 4,630.50
Nasdaq, 15,915.50
Wed, 22 Dec, 2021 Dow, +261.19pts, +0.74%

DJIA, 35,753.89
S&P, 4,696.56
Nasdaq, 15,521.89
U.S. stock indexes logged a second straight gain on Wednesday, with benchmarks adding substantially to Tuesday’s strong rebound in what has been a volatile holiday-shortened week. Uncertainty about the economic impact of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been at the center of the market’s recent gyrations, with upbeat data on Wednesday helping to support some further buying. And low-volume trade has added to the seesaw action.
KLCI closed lower at 1492.59, continued selling in selected heavyweights led by Top Glove Corp Bhd and Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd, despite the upbeat performance in regional markets. Traded 2.450 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.665 billion. KLCI, -1.31pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,983
S&P, 4,586.00
Nasdaq, 15,764.25
Tue, 21 Dec, 2021 Dow, +560.54pts, +1.60%

DJIA, 35,492.70
S&P, 4,649.23
Nasdaq, 15,341.09
U.S. stock indexes finished sharply higher Tuesday, ending a selloff in the past three sessions, as the Biden administration vowed to shun March 2020-style lockdowns and outlined plans to fight rising COVID-19 cases driven by the omicron variant.
KLCI closed lower at 1493.90, in line with the weaker regional market sentiment, driven by continued selling in selected heavyweights. Traded 2.473 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.726 billion. KLCI, -8.11pts, -0.54%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,730
S&P, 4,539.00
Nasdaq, 15,555.50
Mon, 20 Dec, 2021 Dow, -433.28pts, -1.23%

DJIA, 34,932.16
S&P, 4,568.02
Nasdaq, 14,980.94
The DJIA fell to its lowest closing level in more than two weeks, while the S&P 500 posted its biggest three-day percent drop since Sept. 30, as the fast-spreading omicron variant of COVID-19 raised fresh questions about the global outlook.
Sun, 19 Dec, 2021
Sat, 18 Dec, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1502.01, following regional trend to end higher for three straight days on bargain hunting in selected heavyweights led by Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Top Glove Corp Bhd. Traded 2.811 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.738 billion. KLCI, +17.37pts, +1.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,925
S&P, 4,664.25
Nasdaq, 15,802.50
Fri, 17 Dec, 2021 Dow, -532.20pts, -1.48%

DJIA, 35,365.44
S&P, 4,620.64
Nasdaq, 15,169.68
U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, quadruple witching, booking losses for the week, as investors assessed the economic impact of the spread of the coronavirus omicron variant and the most recent moves by central banks around the world.
KLCI closed higher at 1484.64, on improved risk appetite, taking cue from the Wall Street performance overnight. Traded 2.828 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.351 billion. KLCI, +1.83pts, +0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,095
S&P, 4,737.25
Nasdaq, 16,407.75
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 Dow, -29.79pts, -0.08%

DJIA, 35,897.64
S&P, 4,668.67
Nasdaq, 15,180.43
U.S. stocks ended lower Thursday, with big tech shares leading the way lower, as investors waded through a raft of economic data and weighed monetary policy moves by global central banks following the Fed decision a day earlier to more quickly wind down its asset purchases and pencil in three interest rate increases for 2022.
KLCI closed higher at 1482.81, on bargain hunting in selected heavyweights amid cautious trading. Traded 2.817 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.744 billion. KLCI, +1.89pts, +0.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,589
S&P, 4,640.00
Nasdaq, 15,929.75
Wed, 15 Dec, 2021 Dow, +383.25pts, +1.08%

DJIA, 35,927.43
S&P, 4,709.85
Nasdaq, 15,565.58
U.S. equity benchmarks booked higher, after the Federal Reserve announced a speedier reduction of its monthly asset purchases in the face of persistently elevated inflation. Fed policy makers also now think official interest rates could rise three times in the coming year, rather than the sole hike penciled in earlier.
KLCI ended lower at 1480.92, succumbing to heavy selling pressure across the board. Half a million quarantined as China export hub faces Covid outbreak. Traded 2.679 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.778 billion. KLCI, -13.94pts, -0.93%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,763
S&P, 4,698.50
Nasdaq, 16,399.00
Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 Dow, -106.77pts, -0.30%

DJIA, 35,544.18
S&P, 4,634.09
Nasdaq, 15,237.64
U.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Tuesday, booking back-to-back losses for the first time this month, after data showing another jump in wholesale inflation and ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement on Wednesday that is expected to see a faster reduction in its bond buying program.
KLCI closed higher at 1494.86, taking a cue from the better performance on Wall Street last Friday (Dec 10), strong commodity prices dwindling concerns over the Omicron variant’s impact on global economic growth . Traded 2.628 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.849 billion. KLCI, +5.98pts, +0.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,068
S&P, 4,724.65
Nasdaq, 16,367.75
Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 Dow, -320.04pts, -0.89%

DJIA, 35,650.95
S&P, 4,668.97
Nasdaq, 15,413.28
The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 Index posted their biggest one-day drops in almost two weeks as worries about monetary policy and omicron undercut investors’ recent bullishness. The Dow and Nasdaq Composite Index finished at their lowest levels in a week.
Sun, 12 Dec, 2021
Sat, 11 Dec, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1488.88, in line with regional markets, as glove and banking counters retreated. Traded 2.605 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.744 billion. KLCI, -12.91pts, -0.86%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,763
S&P, 4,698.50
Nasdaq, 16,399.00
Fri, 10 Dec, 2021 Dow, +216.30pts, +0.60%

DJIA, 35,970.99
S&P, 4,712,02
Nasdaq, 15,630.60
U.S. stock benchmarks finished higher Friday to book gains for the week, with the S&P 500 index closing at a fresh peak, as investors digested data that showed consumer prices in November rose by the most in nearly four decades ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary-policy meeting next week.
KLCI closed higher at 1501.79, after another yo-yo trading session, closing at the day’s high on last-minute buying. Traded 2.732 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.588 billion. KLCI, +7.76pts, +0.52%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,676
S&P, 4,692.00
Nasdaq, 16,375.50
Thu, 9 Dec, 2021 Dow, -0.06pts, -0.00%

DJIA, 35,754.69
S&P, 4,667.45
Nasdaq, 15,517.37
U.S. stock indexes on Thursday all closed lower, as the Dow fell just into the red in the final minutes of trading, while investors waited for Friday’s November consumer price index report which could see annual inflation rise to 6.7%, its highest level in about 40 years.
KLCI closed lower at 1494.03, mainly due to selling of property, healthcare and consumer products and services stocks. Traded 3.743 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.052 billion. KLCI, -3.94pts, -0.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,763
S&P, 4,698.50
Nasdaq, 16,399.00
Wed, 8 Dec, 2021 Dow, +35.32pts, +0.10%

DJIA, 35,754.75
S&P, 4,701.21
Nasdaq, 15,786.99
U.S. stocks finished higher Wednesday, with the major indexes near record highs, aided partly by news suggesting the omicron variant of the coronavirus may not disrupt economies as much as feared.
KLCI closed higher at 1497.97, after a broad recovery rally, thanks to window-dressing activities and risk-on mode. Traded 4.294 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.247 billion. KLCI, +14.52pts, +0.98%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,513
S&P, 4,639.50
Nasdaq, 16,082.50
Tue, 7 Dec, 2021 Dow, +492.40pts, +1.40%

DJIA, 35,719.43
S&P, 4,686.75
Nasdaq, 15,686.92
U.S. stock benchmarks closed higher as Wall Street focused on early reports that the omicron variant of coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is less severe than originally feared.
KLCI closed lower at 1483.45, fears over Omicron’s possible impact on global economic recovery dragged Bursa Malaysia’s key market barometer to its lowest in 13 months Traded 3.660 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.566 billion. KLCI, -18.29pts, -1.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,728
S&P, 4,548.00
Nasdaq, 16,685.75
Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 Dow, +646.95pts, +1.87%

DJIA, 35,227.03
S&P, 4,591.67
Nasdaq, 15,225.15
The DJIA scored its biggest daily point gain in more than a year on Monday, while the S&P 500 climbed to its highest close in a week, as investors shrugged off fears about COVID’s omicron variant and prepared for new inflation data on Friday.
Sun, 5 Dec, 2021
Sat, 4 Dec, 2021
Special Holiday Fri, 3 Dec, 2021 Dow, -59.71pts, -0.17%

DJIA, 35,580.08
S&P, 4,538.43
Nasdaq, 15,085.47
U.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Friday, relinquishing solid opening gains and notching another week of losses, as investors reassessed a weaker-than-expected November jobs report as unlikely to stay the hand of a Federal Reserve that seems intent on tamping down inflation.
KLCI closed higher at 1,501.74, due to some bargain hunting towards the late trading session ahead of the long weekend. Traded 3.738 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.064 billion. KLCI, +4.81pts, +0.32%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,317
S&P, 4,541.25
Nasdaq, 15,937.00
Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 Dow, +617.75pts, +1.82%

DJIA, 34,639.79
S&P, 4,577.10
Nasdaq, 15,381.32
U.S. stocks snapped a two-day skid Thursday, with the DJIA producing the best percentage gain since early March, as investors looked past the spread of coronavirus and a fuzzy path for monetary policy and the U.S. economy.
KLCI closed lower at 1496.93, amid fears that the Omicron variant could possibly halt global economic recovery. Traded 3.641 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.748 billion. KLCI, -17.05pts, -1.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,768
S&P, 4,621.00
Nasdaq, 16,369.25
Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 Dow, -461.68pts, -1.34%

DJIA, 34,022.04
S&P, 4,513.04
Nasdaq, 15,254.05
The U.S. stock market started December the same way it ended November, with a whipsaw trading session that saw the DJIA swing by nearly 1,000 points from peak to trough, ushering in an unsettling phase of volatility in the final month of 2021.
KLCI closed higher at 1,513.98, due to bargain hunting in selected heavyweights, particularly telecommunications, oil and gas and plantation stocks. Traded 5.674 billion shares, with a total value of RM7.970 billion. KLCI, +3.41pts, +0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,531
S&P, 4,597.75
Nasdaq, 16,361.25
Tue, 30 Nov, 2021 Dow, -652.22pts, -1.86%

DJIA, 34,483.72
S&P, 4,567.00
Nasdaq, 15,537.69
U.S. stocks fell sharply lower, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers it would be appropriate for policy makers to consider winding down monthly asset purchases more quickly than planned.
KLCI closed lower at 1510.57, as the market remained under pressure throughout the day due to lack of buying interest and was further dampened by the spillover effects of regional selldown Traded 6.143 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.198 billion. KLCI, -1.65pts, -0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,991
S&P, 4,624.75
Nasdaq, 16,197.75
Mon, 29 Nov, 2021 Dow, +236.60pts, +0.68%

DJIA, 35,135.94
S&P, 4,655.27
Nasdaq, 15,782.83
Dow industrials and the S&P 500 had their largest percentage climbs in more than a month, after President Joe Biden told Americans the fight against the omicron variant of coronavirus won’t involve “shutdowns or lockdowns.”
Sun, 28 Nov, 2021
Sat, 27 Nov, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1512.22, amid weak sentiment following the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant in South Africa as well as recent surge in new infections in Europe which dampen investor sentiment. Traded 4.900 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.484 billion. KLCI, -5.38pts, -0.35%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,942
S&P, 4,615.00
Nasdaq, 16,205.00
Fri, 26 Nov, 2021 Thanksgiving Day
KLCI closed at 1517.60, as growing anxieties over inflation rates and rising Covid-19 cases on the global front are adding to the negative market sentiment. Traded 3.812 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.415 billion. KLCI, -4.67pts, -0.31%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,826
S&P, 4,710.25
Nasdaq, 16,417.00
Thu, 25 Nov, 2021 Thanksgiving Day
KLCI closed at 1522.27, almost flat on Wednesday due to the absence of fresh catalysts. Traded 3.036 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.093 billion. KLCI, -0.61pts, -0.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,747
S&P, 4,685.50
Nasdaq, 16,302.50
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 Dow, -9.42pts, -0.03%

DJIA, 35,804.38
S&P, 4,701.46
Nasdaq, 15,843.23
U.S. stock indexes mostly booked gains ahead of Thanksgiving, following the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve’s November meeting showing some officials favored a faster pace of tapering of the central bank’s monthly bond-buying program.
KLCI closed lower at 1522.88, lack of buying interest as recent spike in global COVID-19 cases might heightened the market volatility regionally. Traded 2.697 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.353 billion. KLCI, -3.99pts, -0.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,408
S&P, 4,658.75
Nasdaq, 16,282.75
Tue, 23 Nov, 2021 Dow, +194.55pts, +0.55%

DJIA, 35,813.80
S&P, 4,690.70
Nasdaq, 15,775.14
U.S. stocks ended mostly higher, as oil prices bounced despite the White House announcing the U.S. would release crude from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a coordinated move with other countries to try to lower the cost of gasoline.
KLCI closed higher at 1,526.87, with the benchmark index barely moving due to a lack of catalysts. Traded 2.451 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.993 billion. KLCI, +1.33pts, +0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,695
S&P, 4,709.00
Nasdaq, 16,618.50
Mon, 22 Nov, 2021 Dow, +17.27pts, +0.05%

DJIA, 35,619.25
S&P, 4,682.94
Nasdaq, 15,854.76
Equities gave up earlier gains that followed President Joe Biden’s decision to nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to a second term as head of the U.S. central bank, as widely expected.
Sun, 21 Nov, 2021
Sat, 20 Nov, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,525.54, on bargain-hunting in selected heavyweights mainly in telecommunications and media counters. Traded 2.669 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.012 billion. KLCI, +1.75pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,933
S&P, 4,717.25
Nasdaq, 16,554.25
Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 Dow, -268.97pts, -0.75%

DJIA, 35,601.98
S&P, 4,697.96
Nasdaq, 16,057.44
U.S. stock indexes ended mixed Friday, with the DJIA sliding amid growing concerns over rising cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and Europe, but the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite ended at a record high as bond yields fell.
KLCI closed lower at 1523.79, dragged down by losses in glove, banking, and gaming counters, and in sync with most key regional bourses. Traded 2.809 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.115 billion. KLCI, -1.34pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,924
S&P, 4,698.00
Nasdaq, 16,376.50
Thu, 18 Nov, 2021 Dow, -60.10pts, -0.17%

DJIA, 35,870.95
S&P, 4,704.54
Nasdaq, 15,993.71
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly at records in a choppy Thursday session, while concerns about a seasonal rise in COVID-19 cases were seen capping gains. DJIA weighed down by a steep loss for Cisco Systems Inc.
KLCI closed higher at 1,525.13, after erasing losses on last-minute buying in heavyweights, mainly Top Glove, KL Kepong and Petronas Dagangan. Traded 3.146 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.458 billion. KLCI, +2.24pts, +0.15%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,089
S&P, 4,699.50
Nasdaq, 16,322.00
Wed, 17 Nov, 2021 Dow, -211.17pts, -0.58%

DJIA, 35,931.05
S&P, 4,688.67
Nasdaq, 15,921.57
U.S. stocks finished lower, concerns about inflation and the economic recovery from COVID-19 have held markets in check, but a lack of alternatives and hope that consumers can continue to serve as a pillar of the economic rebound are supporting gains and a fitful rotation into sectors of the market.
KLCI closed at 1,522.89 marginally higher on bargain hunting in selected heavyweights Traded 3.150 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.255billion. KLCI, +0.55pts, +0.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,969
S&P, 4,673.00
Nasdaq, 16,172.50
Tue, 16 Nov, 2021 Dow, +54.77pts, +0.15%

DJIA, 36,142.22
S&P, 4,700.90
Nasdaq, 15,973.86
U.S. stocks climbed Tuesday, with major benchmarks ending near record highs, after a stronger-than-expected rise in October retail sales and as investors digested results from major retailers..
KLCI closed lower at 1,522.34, due to profit-taking activities, mainly in banking and gaming heavyweights. Traded 3.477 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.330 billion. KLCI, -8.88pts, -0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,027
S&P, 4,682.75
Nasdaq, 16,223.25
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 Dow, -12.86pts, -0.04%

DJIA, 36,087.45
S&P, 4,682.80
Nasdaq, 15,853.85
Dow industrials also gave up earlier gains, as investors remain focused on rising inflation and its impact on yields for government debt and borrowing costs.
Sun, 14 Nov, 2021
Sat, 13 Nov, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,531.22, persistent buying support for financial services as well as healthcare counters amid mixed sentiments on regional markets, dealers said. Traded 3.108 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.617 billion. KLCI, +12.37pts, +0.81%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,868
S&P, 4,648.25
Nasdaq, 16,062.50
Fri, 12 Nov, 2021 Dow, +179.08pts, +0.50%

DJIA, 36,100.31
S&P, 4,682.85
Nasdaq, 15,860.96
Stocks have been buffeted by inflation fears, with the government debt yields rising, but overall investors are betting that corporate profits will remain healthy despite supply-chain challenges and a surge in consumer demand in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
KLCI closed lower at 1,518.85, dragged by continued profit taking on selected industrial products and services as well as plantation counters amid weaker sentiments on regional markets. Traded 3.020 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.240 billion. KLCI, -1.89pts, -0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,996
S&P, 4,647.75
Nasdaq, 16,011.50
Thu, 11 Nov, 2021 Dow, -158.71pts, -0.44%

DJIA, 35,921.23
S&P, 4,649.27
Nasdaq, 15,704.28
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq recovered partially from two days of falls as chipmakers led gains, but losses in Walt Disney due to slowing subscriber growth in its streaming video service weighed on the Dow.
KLCI closed lower at 1,520.74, driven by continued profit taking on telecommunications and media as well as consumer products and services counters amid weaker sentiments on regional markets. Traded 3.432 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.315 billion. KLCI, -3.29pts, -0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,180
S&P, 4,674.75
Nasdaq, 16,209.50
Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 Dow, -240.04pts, -0.66%

DJIA, 36,079.94
S&P, 4,646.71
Nasdaq, 15,622.71
U.S. stocks ended lower Wednesday, extending Tuesday’s losses, after data showed consumer price inflation jumping to the highest in three decades. The inflation data combined with a poorly received auction of long-dated U.S. government bonds midday didn’t help the market’s complexion either
KLCI closed lower at 1,524.03, in cautious trading, ahead of third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data. Traded 3.105 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.392 billion. KLCI, -11.38pts, -0.74%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,321
S&P, 4,695.25
Nasdaq, 16,338.00
Tue, 9 Nov, 2021 Dow, -112.24pts, -0.31%

DJIA, 36,319.98
S&P, 4,685.25
Nasdaq, 15,886.54
U.S. stock indexes ended lower Tuesday, as market benchmarks retreated from record highs. Investors parsed a report on U.S. wholesale inflation and news that industrial conglomerate General Electric was planning on splitting into three separate companies.
KLCI closed higher at 1,535.41, driven by buying interest in selected index-related counters and second liners. Traded 3.101 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.131 billion. KLCI, +3.68pts, +0.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 36,215
S&P, 4,691.75
Nasdaq, 16,323.00
Mon, 8 Nov, 2021 Dow, +104.27pts, +0.29%

DJIA, 36,432.22
S&P, 4,701.70
Nasdaq, 15,982.36
Major U.S. stock benchmarks all book record closes on Monday, as investors bought materials, energy, and technology shares on apparent optimism for the outlook for the economy.
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021
Sat, 6 Nov, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,531.33, index lifted marginally higher by late bargain hunting in selected heavyweights, led by telecommunications and media sector. Traded 3.151 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.322 billion. KLCI, +0.40pts, +0.03%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,986
S&P, 4,674.25
Nasdaq, 15,352.00
Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 Dow, +203.72pts, +0.56%

DJIA, 36,327.95
S&P, 4,697.53
Nasdaq, 15,971.59
All three major U.S. stock indexes ended at all-time highs Friday, with the DJIA, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite each notching a fifth straight week of gains after a stronger-than-expected October jobs report.
Deepavali Thu, 4 Nov, 2021 Dow, -33.35pts, -0.09%

DJIA, 36,124.23
S&P, 4,680.06
Nasdaq, 15,940.31
Investors greeted a Federal Reserve decision on Wednesday to taper its bond purchases and be patient on raising interest rates with relief and data showed the economy’s recovery from the pandemic intact.
KLCI closed lower at 1,531.33, as investors offloaded selected heavyweight stocks, led by Top Glove Corporation Bhd and Maxis Bhd.. Traded 3.419 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.353 billion. KLCI, -6.30pts, -0.41%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,918
S&P, 4,5621.00
Nasdaq, 15,967.25
Wed, 3 Nov, 2021 Dow, +104.95pts, +0.29%

DJIA, 36,157.58
S&P, 4,660.57
Nasdaq, 15,811.58
U.S. stocks finished higher in record territory Wednesday, after the Fed acted as expected by announcing its plans to start tapering its $120 billion in monthly bond purchases later this month. In a statement Wednesday, the Fed said it would reduce the pace of purchases by $15 billion per month, but said tapering is not on a preset patch.
KLCI closed higher at 1537.63, as investors swooped in to pick up bargains after Monday's selloff. Traded 3.653 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.705 billion. KLCI, +0.35pts, +0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,784
S&P, 4,603.75
Nasdaq, 15,871.25
Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 Dow, +138.79pts, +0.39%

DJIA, 36,052.63
S&P, 4,630.65
Nasdaq, 15,649.60
Stocks extended their winning streak amid better-than-expected earnings reports ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement Wednesday that is likely to bring confirmation of a start to a reduction in its bond purchases.
KLCI closed lower at 1530.92, selling pressure seen across the board as investors reacted negatively to the one-off prosperity tax tabled during Budget 2022.Traded 3.471 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.229 billion. KLCI, -31.39pts, -2.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,840
S&P, 4,613.50
Nasdaq, 15,895.00
Mon, 1 Nov, 2021 Dow, +94.28pts, +0.26%

DJIA, 35,913.84
S&P, 4,613.67
Nasdaq, 15,595.92
All three U.S. major stock-market indexes closed at records on Monday amid a strong third-quarters earning season for many companies, ahead of this week’s pivotal Federal Reserve meeting.
Sun, 31 Oct, 2021
Sat, 30 Oct, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1562.31, amid a market consolidation mode due to lack of buying interest as investors digest the announcements in Budget 2022 tabled on Friday. Traded 3.034 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.353 billion. KLCI, -4.55pts, -0.29%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,527
S&P, 4,563.25
Nasdaq, 15,631.25
Fri, 29 Oct, 2021 Dow, +89.08pts, +0.25%

DJIA, 35,819.56
S&P, 4,605.38
Nasdaq, 15,498.39
U.S. stock benchmarks ended October at all-time peaks, booking weekly and monthly gains, even as investors digested disappointing results from heavyweights companies. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes each saw their biggest monthly gains since November 2020, according to Dow Jones Market Data.
KLCI closed lower at 1566.86, on lacklustre trading ahead of the tabling of Budget 2022 on Friday. Traded 4.049 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.732 billion. KLCI, -16.22pts, -1.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,441
S&P, 4,555.25
Nasdaq, 15,659.25
Thu, 28 Oct, 2021 Dow, +239.79pts, +0.68%

DJIA, 35,730.48
S&P, 4,596.42
Nasdaq, 15,448.12
U.S. stock indexes closed higher Thursday after good third quarter earnings reports and signs Democrats in Congress may be close to a budget deal provided support to investors who looked past a disappointing reading on the health of the overall economy in the third quarter.
KLCI closed lower at 1583.08, lack of fresh catalysts and crude oil traded lower as stockpile increased.. Traded 4.016 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.502 billion. KLCI, -1.12pts, -0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,664
S&P, 4,568.00
Nasdaq, 15,566.00
Wed, 27 Oct, 2021 Dow, -266.19pts, -0.74%

DJIA, 35,490.69
S&P, 4,551.68
Nasdaq, 15,235.84
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index finished lower Wednesday, while the Nasdaq ended flat, as investors absorbed a huge batch of earnings from technology heavyweights.
KLCI closed lower at 1584.20, as cautious sentiment weighed on buying patterns amid lack of catalyst. Traded 3.826 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.374 billion. KLCI, -3.74pts, -0.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,726
S&P, 4,576.75
Nasdaq, 15,598.50
Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 Dow, +15.73pts, +0.04%

DJIA, 35,756.88
S&P, 4,574.79
Nasdaq, 15,235.71
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 indexes ended at all-time highs Tuesday, notching back-to-back closing records, as U.S. stock benchmarks extended their winning run as investors faced an onslaught of corporate earnings reports.
KLCI closed lower at 1587.94, amidst cautious trading ahead of the Budget 2022 announcement on Friday. Traded 3.877 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.462 billion. KLCI, -0.14pts, -0.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,579
S&P, 4,543.00
Nasdaq, 15,376.75
Mon, 25 Oct, 2021 Dow, +64.13pts, +0.18%

DJIA, 35,741.15
S&P, 4,566.48
Nasdaq, 15,226.71
U.S. stock benchmarks finished at, or near, record highs Monday, ahead of a heavy slate of earnings for the week. Investors are counting on the prospects of slowing growth to keep the Federal Reserve from tightening monetary policy by too much down the road.
Sun, 24 Oct, 2021
Sat, 23 Oct, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1588.08, continued profit-taking as the benchmark index remained in consolidation mode. Traded 3.071 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.183 billion. KLCI, -3.54pts, -0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,498
S&P, 4,539.50
Nasdaq, 15,425.00
Fri, 22 Oct, 2021 Dow, +73.94pts, +0.21%

DJIA, 35,677.02
S&P, 4,544.90
Nasdaq, 15,090.20
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high Friday, its first such milestone since August, with U.S. stock benchmarks booking weekly gains on optimism surrounding third-quarter earnings, even as shares of technology companies fell under pressure.
KLCI closed lower at 1591.62, on profit-taking in most index-linked counters led by stocks in the FBM Ace, healthcare and telecommunications. Traded 3.856 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.476 billion. KLCI, -14.70pts, -0.72%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,361
S&P, 4,514.75
Nasdaq, 15,339.00
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 Dow, -6.26pts, -0.02%

DJIA, 35,258.61
S&P, 4,486.46
Nasdaq, 15,021.81
The S&P 500 index booked its first closing record in seven weeks on Thursday, as investors digested a parade of earnings reports and monitored a potential setback in White House efforts to raise the corporate tax rate.
KLCI closed higher at 1606.32, following the emergence of late buying interest in selected heavyweights such as gloves, banking and oil and gas counters, said an analyst. Traded 4.294 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.113 billion. KLCI, +0.35pts, +0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,339
S&P, 4,511.50
Nasdaq, 15,393.75
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 Dow, +152.03pts, +0.43%

DJIA, 35,609.34
S&P, 4,536.19
Nasdaq, 15,121.68
The S&P 500 index and Dow industrials end higher Wednesday, knocking on the door of all-time records, as investors parsed the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book showing the U.S. economy is growing at a modest to moderate pace, but remains under pressure from inflation and labor shortages.
Prophet's Birthday 2021 Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 Dow, +198.70pts, +0.56%

DJIA, 35,457.31
S&P, 4,519.63
Nasdaq, 15,129.09
U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as major companies continued to report strong third-quarter earnings, easing concerns that persistent Covid cases and rising costs would derail corporate America’s profit recovery.
KLCI closed higher at 1605.97, lifted by higher oil prices and hopes of further economic reopening. Traded 4.613 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.913 billion. KLCI, +7.69pts, +0.48%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,919
S&P, 4,443.25
Nasdaq, 15,079.00
Mon, 18 Oct, 2021 Dow, -36.15pts, -0.10%

DJIA, 35,258.61
S&P, 4,486.46
Nasdaq, 15,021.81
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose Monday, boosted by investor enthusiasm over a busy earnings week that many hope will give clues about how companies are dealing with inflation and supply-chain issues.
Sun, 17 Oct, 2021
Sat, 16 Oct, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1598.28, steady gains almost across the board, particularly in the banking sector, boosted Bursa Malaysia to end higher on the last trading day of the week. Traded 4.961 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.003 billion. KLCI, +5.76pts, +0.36%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,919
S&P, 4,443.25
Nasdaq, 15,079.00
Fri, 15 Oct, 2021 Dow, +382.20pts, +1.09%

DJIA, 35,294.76
S&P, 4,471.37
Nasdaq, 14,897.34
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, with major benchmarks booking a second straight week of gains, as quarterly results from Goldman Sachs and better-than-expected U.S. September retail sales helped fuel buying on Wall Street.
KLCI closed lower at 1592.52 with its key index declining 0.49% due to profit-taking activities after seven days of gains. Traded 4.166 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.846 billion. KLCI, -7.86pts, -0.49%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,446
S&P, 4,384.50
Nasdaq, 14,890.75
Thu, 14 Oct, 2021 Dow, +534.75pts, +1.56%

DJIA, 34,912.56
S&P, 4,438.26
Nasdaq, 14,823.43
U.S. stocks closed significantly higher on Thursday as investors weighed upbeat earnings from big banks, as well as economic data that showed a drop in first-time jobless claims to a pandemic low and smaller-than-expected rise in producer prices.
KLCI closed at 1600.38, broke through the 1,600 psychological level, accumulating gains of 5% during its seven-day rally. Traded 4.487billion shares, with a total value of RM3.337 billion. KLCI, +16.47pts, +1.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,327
S&P, 4,352.0
Nasdaq, 14,723.00
Wed, 13 Oct, 2021 Dow, -0.53pts, -0.00%

DJIA, 34,377.81
S&P, 4,363.80
Nasdaq, 14,571.64
DJIA finished flat on Wednesday, after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting reinforced expectations the central bank will begin tapering its $120 billion a month in bond purchases before year-end.
KLCI closed at intraday high 1583.91, thanks to gains in bank as well as telecommunication counters, positioning it to test the psychological 1,600 resistance soon. Traded 5.191 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.550 billion. KLCI, +13.09pts, +0.83%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,332
S&P, 4,345.50
Nasdaq, 14,696.00
Tue, 12 Oct, 2021 Dow, -117.72pts, -0.34%

DJIA, 34,378.34
S&P, 4,350.65
Nasdaq, 14,465.92
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, after wavering between small gains and losses earlier in the trading session, as inflation worries appeared to weigh on sentiment ahead of the unofficial start of third-quarter earnings season.
KLCI closed higher at 1570.82, surging oil prices, which have lifted energy index by 6.5 per cent, and optimism over domestic economic recovery, saw Bursa Malaysia ending at a one-month high today. Traded 6.901 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.873 billion. KLCI, +6.92pts, +0.44%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,517
S&P, 4,364.00
Nasdaq, 14,732.00
Mon, 11 Oct, 2021 Dow, -250.19pts, -0.72%

DJIA, 34,496.06
S&P, 4,361.19
Nasdaq, 14,486.20
All three major U.S. stock indexes finished lower Monday, posting their largest one-day point drops in a week, as investors remained focused on the release of fresh inflation data and third-quarter earnings this week.
Sun, 10 Oct, 2021
Sat, 9 Oct, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1563.90, as positive market sentiment on strong commodity prices and growing optimism over economic recovery lifted the risk appetite for equities and riskier assets. Traded 4.998 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.342 billion. KLCI, +2.61pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,663
S&P, 4,389.50
Nasdaq, 14,866.50
Fri, 8 Oct, 2021 Dow, -8.69pts, -0.03%

DJIA, 34,746.25
S&P, 4,391.34
Nasdaq, 14,579.54
U.S. stock indexes ended lower Friday, but still booked weekly gains, with technology stocks under pressure as bond yields rose after a monthly report on the labor market came in much weaker than expected.
KLCI closed at its intraday high at 1561.29 for the third consecutive day, spurred by buying in selected heavyweights Traded 4.085 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.979 billion. KLCI, +1.87pts, +0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,459
S&P, 4,382.25
Nasdaq, 14,905.50
Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 Dow, +337.95pts, +0.98%

DJIA, 34,754.94
S&P, 4,399.76
Nasdaq, 14,654.02
U.S. stock benchmarks rose on Thursday for a third straight day, as lawmakers neared an agreement that would avert a debt-ceiling breach for at least two months. Optimism around job creation ahead of a closely watched labor-market report on Monday, which could influence markets for weeks to come.
KLCI ended higher at 1559.42, extended its uptrend for the second straight day, surging almost 30 points amid strong investors' appetite and better commodity prices. Traded 4.457 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.422 billion. KLCI, +29.00pts, +1.89%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,887
S&P, 4,287.75
Nasdaq, 14,466.75
Wed, 6 Oct, 2021 Dow, +102.32pts, +0.30%

DJIA, 34,416.99
S&P, 4,363.55
Nasdaq, 14,501.91
U.S. stock benchmarks scored a turnaround Wednesday, ending higher for a second day, as technology stocks found a footing and signs of progress emerged in Washington on the debt ceiling debate.
KLCI ended at an intraday-high at 1530.42, while energy prices and crude palm oil futures rallied. Traded 3.971 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.691 billion. KLCI, +7.95pts, +0.52%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,924
S&P, 4,299.25
Nasdaq, 14,518.00
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 Dow, +311.75pts, +0.92%

DJIA, 34,314.67
S&P, 4,345.72
Nasdaq, 14,433.83
U.S. stocks managed to regain a chunk of ground lost, after Monday’s slump led by the technology sector. Gains took fuller flight early Tuesday after upbeat readings on activity in the U.S. services sector for September and as COVID-19 cases were seen in decline following a summer surge.
KLCI ended marginally lower at 1522.47, dragged down by selling in selected heavyweights amid weaker sentiment in the regional markets, Traded 3.900 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.789 billion. KLCI, -2.01pts, -0.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,029
S&P, 4,323.50
Nasdaq, 14,672.25
Mon, 4 Oct, 2021 Dow, -323.54pts, -0.94%

DJIA, 34,002.92
S&P, 4,300.46
Nasdaq, 14,255.48
U.S. stock benchmarks end lower Monday, with the Dow industrials and Nasdaq each dropping by more than 300 points, as concerns about sticker-than-expected inflation grow on rising oil prices.
Sun, 3 Oct, 2021
Sat, 2 Oct, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,524.48, as banking and glove counters retreated in line with regional markets. Traded 3.968 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.726 billion. KLCI, -13.32pts, -0.87%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,500
S&P, 4,272.25
Nasdaq, 14,600.00
Fri, 1 Oct, 2021 Dow, +482.54pts, +1.43%

DJIA, 34,326.46
S&P, 4,357.04
Nasdaq, 14,566.70
U.S. stocks ended sharply higher Friday after a batch of mixed economic data, news that Merck & Co.and partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, said their oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by 50% for patients with mild or moderate cases.
KLCI ended lower at 1,537.80, due to continued selling activities in telecommunications, media, industrial products and services counters, amidst cautious sentiments in the regional markets. Traded 4.388 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.336 billion. KLCI, -9.85pts, -0.64%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,502
S&P, 4,379.50
Nasdaq, 14,839.25
Thu, 30 Sep, 2021 Dow, -546.80pts, -1.59%

DJIA, 33,843.92
S&P, 4,307.54
Nasdaq, 14,448.58
U.S. stocks close lower Thursday, despite last-minute moves from Congress to avert a partial government shutdown, as Wall Street wrapped up the last trading day of a tough September and third quarter.
KLCI finished at its intra-day high 1547.65, for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, lifted by late buying in selected heavyweight counters. Traded 3.667 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.710 billion. KLCI, +0.83pts, +0.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,623
S&P, 4,404.25
Nasdaq, 15,015.50
Wed, 29 Sep, 2021 Dow, +90.73pts, +0.26%

DJIA, 34,390.72
S&P, 4,359.46
Nasdaq, 14,512.44
U.S. stock benchmarks recovered some ground Wednesday, following the worst selloff for the S&P 500 index in roughly four months, after climbing bond yields spooked investors already bracing for the Federal Reserve’s planned wind down of easy-money policies as the economy recovers.
KLCI ended higher at 1546.82, buying in selected industrial products and services as well as healthcare counters lifted Bursa Malaysia to close at its intraday high today. Traded 5.449 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.290 billion. KLCI, +13.77pts, +0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,623
S&P, 4,404.25
Nasdaq, 15,015.50
Tue, 28 Sep, 2021 Dow, -569.38pts, -1.63%

DJIA, 34,299.99
S&P, 4,352.63
Nasdaq, 14,546.68
U.S. equity benchmarks ended sharply lower Tuesday, as Treasury yields extended their climb, putting pressure on the technology sector and growth-oriented shares.
KLCI ended higher on a late buying at 1,533.05, as investors digested the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) 2021-2025. Traded 4.376 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.978 billion. KLCI, +0.99pts, +0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,816
S&P, 4,457.75
Nasdaq, 15,325.50
Mon, 27 Sep, 2021 Dow, +71.37pts, +0.21%

DJIA, 34,869.37
S&P, 4,443.11
Nasdaq, 14,969.97
The Dow industrials closed modestly higher Monday, booking a fourth straight day of gains, as energy and bank shares rose with rallying Treasury yields. But the move in rates also caused headwinds for rate-sensitive areas of the market, including technology.
Sun, 26 Sep, 2021
Sat, 25 Sep, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,532.06, as banking and plantation stocks weighed against a backdrop of weak regional markets. Traded 4.791 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.346 billion. KLCI, -7.28pts, -0.47%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,573
S&P, 4,424.75
Nasdaq, 15,236.50
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 Dow, +33.18pts, +0.10%

DJIA, 34,798.00
S&P, 4,455.48
Nasdaq, 15,047.70
U.S. stocks ended steady Friday, after the indexes at times struggled for direction amid a sharp decline in blue-chip component Nike Inc., but the benchmarks booked gains for the week on the heels of two strong sessions for the broader equity market.
KLCI ended lower at 1,539.34, as investors took the opportunity to hunt for bargains today, said an analyst. Traded 4.742 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.539 billion. KLCI, +10.32pts, +0.67%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,359
S&P, 4,415.75
Nasdaq, 15,270.50
Thu, 23 Sep, 2021 Dow, +506.50pts, +1.48%

DJIA, 34,764.82
S&P, 4,448.98
Nasdaq, 15,052.24
U.S. stocks closed up sharply Thursday, extending gains a day after the Federal Reserve offered no surprises, signaling that it is on track to start scaling back bond purchases this year, and perhaps raise interest rates next year, assuming a continued economic recovery from the pandemic.
KLCI ended lower at 1,529.02, in a lacklustre trade due to weak market sentiment and a lack of buying catalyst as concerns persisted over Chinese property group Evergrande Group’s debt and its impact on global markets. Traded 4.120 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.163 billion. KLCI, -1.42pts, -0.09%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,979
S&P, 4,366.25
Nasdaq, 15,083.25
Wed, 22 Sep, 2021 Dow, +338.48pts, +1.00%

DJIA, 34,258.32
S&P, 4,395.64
Nasdaq, 14,896.85
U.S. stock indexes closed out their best day in two months Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank may announce a pullback of its bond purchases in November and could start to raise interest rates in 2022, with both moves largely expected by market participants.
KLCI ended higher at 1,530.44, as bargain-hunting activities emerged after seven straight days of losses, lifted mainly by telco, gaming, and banking stocks. Traded 4.715 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.863 billion. KLCI, +2.55pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,215
S&P, 4,393.00
Nasdaq, 15,158.50
Tue, 21 Sep, 2021 Dow, -50.63pts, -0.15%

DJIA, 33,919.84
S&P, 4,354.19
Nasdaq, 14,746.40
The Dow and S&P 500 extended losses to a fourth day in a row Tuesday, marking the worst stretch for the S&P 500 since mid-May, after worries about China’s indebted property company Evergrande were blamed for Monday’s global equity rout.
KLCI ended lower at 1,527.89, fell for the seventh consecutive session despite foreign investors returning to the market, pushed down by the selling of selected heavyweight counters led by Sime Darby Plantation and Top Glove. Traded 4.689 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.902 billion. KLCI, -20.62pts, -1.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,984
S&P, 4,371.50
Nasdaq, 15,177.50
Mon, 20 Sep, 2021 Dow, -614.41pts, -1.78%

DJIA, 33,970.47
S&P, 4,357.73
Nasdaq, 14,713.90
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday, but finished well above session lows, as investors parsed the potential impact of a reeling property developer in China and traders positioned ahead of a two-day meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers that begins Tuesday.
Sun, 19 Sep, 2021
Sat, 18 Sep, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,548.51, dragged down by selling of selected heavyweight counters, led by Top Glove Corp Bhd and IOI Corp Bhd. Traded 5.126 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.181 billion. KLCI, -6.75pts, -0.43%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,798
S&P, 4,475.75
Nasdaq, 15,515.00
Fri, 17 Sep, 2021 Dow, -166.44pts, -0.48%

DJIA, 34,584.88
S&P, 4,432.99
Nasdaq, 15,043.96
U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, slumping for the week, as bearish momentum gathered steam after a reading on consumer sentiment held close to a roughly 10-year low. Investors also were dealing with volatility Friday on Wall Street as quadruple witching.
Malaysia Day Thu, 16 Sep, 2021 Dow, -63.07pts, -0.18%

DJIA, 34,751.32
S&P, 4,473.75
Nasdaq, 15,181.92
U.S. stock benchmarks finished mixed, with the Nasdaq Composite managing to register a slight gain, as August retail sales showed an unexpected rise and a measure of activity in the Federal Reserve’s Philadelphia district came in stronger than expected.
KLCI ended flat at 1,555.26 after a roller-coaster trading session, losing marginally by 0.016%. Traded 4.496 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.059 billion. KLCI, -0.25pts, -0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,649
S&P, 4,455.00
Nasdaq, 15,433.25
Wed, 15 Sep, 2021 Dow, +236.82pts, +0.68%

DJIA, 34,814.39
S&P, 4,480.70
Nasdaq, 15,161.53
U.S. stock indexes finished on higher ground Wednesday, helped by surging energy stocks and positive economic data, even as investors remain fixated on next week’s Federal Reserve meeting.
KLCI ended lower at 1,555.51, dragged by decline in banking stocks and as investors gauged the possibility of a windfall tax being levied on corporate Malaysia. Traded 4.658 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.010 billion. KLCI, -14.62pts, -0.93%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,916
S&P, 4,474.75
Nasdaq, 15,440.00
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 Dow, -292.06pts, -0.84%

DJIA, 34,577.57
S&P, 4,443.05
Nasdaq, 15,037.76
U.S. stocks ended lower Tuesday, giving up early gains inspired by a softer-than-expected August inflation reading, as investors fretted that underlying price pressures may still prove persistent.
KLCI ended lower at 1,570.13, key composite index finished 0.37% lower today, weighed down by selling in selected heavyweights led by Top Glove Corp Bhd. Traded 4.014 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.403 billion. KLCI, -5.84pts, -0.37%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,745
S&P, 4,476.75
Nasdaq, 15,499.50
Mon, 13 Sep, 2021 Dow, +261.91pts, +0.76%

DJIA, 34,869.63
S&P, 4,468.73
Nasdaq, 15,105.58
DJIA and the S&P 500 booked their first positive close in six sessions Monday, with the blue-chip index scoring its best daily gain in about five weeks, according to Dow Jones Market Data.
Sun, 12 Sep, 2021
Sat, 11 Sep, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,575.97, bucked the regional market trend to end the week lower on the selling of selected heavyweights. Traded 4.395 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.752 billion. KLCI, -2.92pts, -0.18%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,080
S&P, 4,513.25
Nasdaq, 15,618.50
Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 Dow, -271.66pts, -0.78%

DJIA, 34,879.38
S&P, 4,493.28
Nasdaq, 15,248.25
U.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Friday, posting weekly losses as investors worried that the high number of coronavirus delta variant cases may be slowing economic recovery, despite new vaccination mandates announced by President Joe Biden on Thursday night.
KLCI ended lower at 1,578.89, reversed yesterday’s gains, ending in the red today on selling pressure across the board. Traded 4.180 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.919 billion. KLCI, -18.74pts, -1.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,929
S&P, 4,500.00
Nasdaq, 15,579.25
Thu, 9 Sep, 2021 Dow, -151.69pts, -0.43%

DJIA, 34,879.38
S&P, 4,493.28
Nasdaq, 15,248.25
Stocks ended modestly lower Thursday, investors were weighing weekly data on claims for jobless benefit insurance and parsing a decision by theECB to slow asset purchases, which could help to inform the Fed plans to scale back on COVID-era policies.
KLCI closed higher at 1,597.63, ended at an intraday high, lifted by last-minute buying in selected heavyweight stocks. Traded 5.914 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.239 billion. KLCI, +14.15pts, +0.89%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,970
S&P, 4,506.50
Nasdaq, 15,640.25
Wed, 8 Sep, 2021 Dow, -68.93pts, -0.20%

DJIA, 35,031.07
S&P, 4,514.07
Nasdaq, 15,286.64
U.S. equity indexes closed lower Wednesday, but ended off the session’s worst levels, weighed down by selling in the energy, materials and information technology sectors. Investors also were digesting comments from Federal Reserve officials
KLCI ended slightly higher at 1,583.48, traded in a tight range, taking the cue from the latest weak US jobs report. Traded 4.748 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.888 billion. KLCI, +1.89pts, +0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,360
S&P, 4,537.75
Nasdaq, 15,674.75
Tue, 7 Sep, 2021 Dow, -269.09pts, -0.76%

DJIA, 35,100.00
S&P, 4,520.03
Nasdaq, 15,374.33
Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday, though Nasdaq Composite climbed to another all-time high, as investors returned from a three-day holiday weekend unsure about the toll the delta variant of the coronavirus will take on the economic outlook.
KLCI ended lower at 1,581.59, went against regional market, succumbing to selling pressure on heavyweight stocks. Traded 4.435 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.894 billion. KLCI, -7.60pts, -0.48%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,428
S&P, 4,543.75
Nasdaq, 15,697.50
Mon, 6 Sep, 2021 Labor Day
Sun, 5 Sep, 2021
Sat, 4 Sep, 2021
KLCI ended higher at 1,589.19, pushed by the index to a strong close after a day of volatile trading, supported by telecommunications and media as well as financial service counters. Traded 4.250 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.881 billion. KLCI, +7.00pts, +0.44%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,485
S&P, 4,543.75
Nasdaq, 15,612.50
Fri, 3 Sep, 2021 Dow, -74.73pts, -0.21%

DJIA, 35,369.09
S&P, 4,535.43
Nasdaq, 15,363.52
U.S. stock indexes ended mixed after monthly employment data from the Labor Department came in far weaker than had been anticipated. The employment report sparked fresh questions about the job market’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic amid the spread of the delta variant.
KLCI ended lower at 1,582.19, on further profit-taking against the backdrop of mixed regional markets. Traded 4.059 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.767 billion. KLCI, -4.70pts, -0.30%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,359
S&P, 4,531.25
Nasdaq, 15,645.00
Thu, 2 Sep, 2021 Dow, +131.29pts, +0.37%

DJIA, 35,443.82
S&P, 4,536.95
Nasdaq, 15,331.18
The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite ended at fresh records Thursday, after data showed weekly jobless benefit claims improved slightly ahead of Friday’s August employment report.
KLCI ended intraday low at 1,586.89, amid cautious sentiment on the regional markets. As profit taking seen on banking heavyweights and healthcare-linked counters. Traded 4.910 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.390 billion. KLCI, -14.49pts, -0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,485
S&P, 4,537.50
Nasdaq, 15,611.75
Wed, 1 Sep, 2021 Dow, -48.20pts, -0.14%

DJIA, 35,312.53
S&P, 4,524.09
Nasdaq, 15,309.38
U.S. stocks ended mostly higher Wednesday, despite an August private-sector employment report coming in below forecasts, which puts Friday’s monthly government jobs report and the timing for tapering of the Federal Reserve’s bond purchases in focus.
Merdeka Tue, 31 Aug, 2021 Dow, -39.11pts, -0.11%

DJIA, 35,360.73
S&P, 4,522.68
Nasdaq, 15,259.24
Stocks closed lower Tuesday, as investors looked ahead to U.S. jobs data for August coming Friday, where they might find clues as to when the Federal Reserve may begin tapering its bond purchases which have helped to support markets during the pandemic.
KLCI ended higher at 1,601.38 in line with its regional peers, with persistent buying support in selected utilities as well as telecommunications and media counters. Traded 4.433 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.665 billion. KLCI, +11.22pts, +0.71%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,420
S&P, 4,508.25
Nasdaq, 15,443.50
Mon, 30 Aug, 2021 Dow, -55.96pts, -0.16%

DJIA, 35,399.84
S&P, 4,528.79
Nasdaq, 15,265.89
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq booked fresh closing records on Monday, as stock-market investors piled into technology and consumer discretionary shares, but the DJIA finished lower. Energy prices ended higher as officials begin to tally up damage from Hurricane Ida on the Gulf Coast.
Sun, 29 Aug, 2021
Sat, 28 Aug, 2021
KLCI ended higher at 1,590.16, its highest in almost three months, as the positive market sentiment continued to hold amid the temporary resolution to the political turmoil in recent weeks. Traded 4.083 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.960 billion. KLCI, +4.42pts, +0.28%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,259
S&P, 4,479.75
Nasdaq, 15,321.00
Fri, 27 Aug, 2021 Dow, +242.68pts, +0.69%

DJIA, 35,455.80
S&P, 4,509.37
Nasdaq, 15,129.50
U.S. stocks indexes closed higher Friday to book weekly gains, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes finishing at fresh peaks, following Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s remarks at the Jackson Hole central bankers’ symposium.
KLCI ended higher at 1,585.74, foreign investors were seen returning to the market and reopening of more economic sectors amid promising progress in vaccinations helped boost market confidence. Traded 4.384 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.253 billion. KLCI, +15.94pts, +1.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,372
S&P, 4,489.00
Nasdaq, 15,333.75
Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 Dow, -192.38pts, -0.54%

DJIA, 35,213.12
S&P, 4,470.00
Nasdaq, 14,945.81
U.S. stock indexes fell slightly on Thursday, snapping a five day win streak for the S&P 500 index, after investors weighed data on second quarter economic growth and weekly jobless benefit claims, a day ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
KLCI ended higher at 1,569.80, as dust seems starting to settle in the political scene after the recent change of premiership. Traded 4.553 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.894 billion. KLCI, +16.43pts, +1.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,322
S&P, 4,485.00
Nasdaq, 15,379.50
Wed, 25 Aug, 2021 Dow, +39.24pts, +0.11%

DJIA, 35,405.50
S&P, 4,496.19
Nasdaq, 15,041.86
DJIA extending its gains to a fourth straight day. The move higher for equities comes as strong second-quarter corporate earnings offset doubts about the pace of economic recovery, even with the coronavirus delta variant limiting consumer and business activity in some countries.
KLCI ended higher at 1,553.37, boosted by plantation and banking counters on improved sentiment locally and abroad. Traded 4.547 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.151 billion. KLCI, +30.94pts, +2.03%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,339
S&P, 4,485.75
Nasdaq, 15,373.75
Tue, 24 Aug, 2021 Dow, +30.55pts, +0.09%

DJIA, 35,366.26
S&P, 4,486.23
Nasdaq, 15,019.80
U.S. stocks finished with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes closing at fresh peaks, as bulls continued to find fuel in the formal full approval a day earlier of a COVID-19 vaccine and as investors await a speech at the end of the week from Fed. Chairman Jerome Powell.
KLCI ended higher at 1,522.43, remain upbeat today, supported by expectations of a bullish earnings season as well as positive sentiments from the Malaysian political scene. Traded 4.210 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.149 billion. KLCI, +4.40pts, +0.29%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,169
S&P, 4,450.00
Nasdaq, 15,136.00
Mon, 23 Aug, 2021 Dow, +215.63pts, +0.61%

DJIA, 35,335.71
S&P, 4,479.53
Nasdaq, 14,942.65
U.S. stock benchmarks booked new records Monday, as investors appeared to wager that the Federal Reserve’s Chairman Jerome Powell will adopt a more dovish posture than previously anticipated when he speaks later this week at the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium.
Sun, 22 Aug, 2021
Sat, 21 Aug, 2021
KLCI ended higher at 1,518.03, despite Malaysia posting another day of record high Covid-19 cases and the anticipation appointment of a new prime minister. Traded 3.676 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.888 billion. KLCI, +3.08pts, +0.20%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,669
S&P, 4,382.00
Nasdaq, 14,887.00
Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 Dow, +225.96pts, +0.65%

DJIA, 35,120.08
S&P, 4,441.67
Nasdaq, 14,714.66
U.S. stock indexes closed higher Friday, but still ended with losses for the week on fears over the spread of the coronavirus delta variant, the imminent tapering of Federal Reserve bond buying, and China’s restrictions on its economy.
KLCI ended lower at 1,514.95, tracking on regoinal peers as US minutes signaled a pullback in stimulus measures, and Malaysia ongoing political developments. Traded 3.298 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.986 billion. KLCI, -10.29pts, -0.67%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,543
S&P, 4,353.00
Nasdaq, 14,719.50
Thu, 19 Aug, 2021 Dow, -66.57pts, -0.19%

DJIA, 34,894.12
S&P, 4,405.80
Nasdaq, 14,541.79
DJIA booked its third straight drop, representing its longest bout of losses since the five-session period ended June 18. As worries persisted about the potential impact on economic growth from the spread of the coronavirus delta variant.
KLCI ended higher at 1,525.24, as investors remained on the sidelines, amid concerns over domestic political developments, while new Covid-19 cases in the country hit another fresh record high. Traded 3.831 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.200 billion. KLCI, +1.65pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,200
S&P, 4,439.00
Nasdaq, 14,988.00
Wed, 18 Aug, 2021 Dow, -382.59pts, -1.08%

DJIA, 34,960.69
S&P, 4,400.27
Nasdaq, 14,525.91
U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower for a second day Wednesday, with losses accelerating after the Federal Reserve’s July policy meeting minutes showed plans to reduce the central bank’s monetary support late this year.
KLCI ended higher at 1,523.59, helped by attractive valuations after the recent decline and anticipation of a swift decision on Malaysia’s next administration. Traded 4.337 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.406 billion. KLCI, +20.69pts, +1.38%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,370
S&P, 4,454.00
Nasdaq, 15,079.75
Tue, 17 Aug, 2021 Dow, -282.12pts, -0.79%

DJIA, 35,282.12
S&P, 4,448.08
Nasdaq, 14,656.18
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, ending a five-day run of record finishes for the DJIA and S&P 500 indexes, after July retail sales came in weaker than expected and concern grew about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus which may slow economic growth.
KLCI ended lower at 1,502.90, amid the ongoing political developments, with key index remaining above the psychological 1,500-point level. Traded 5.038 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.367 billion. KLCI, -2.21pts, -0.15%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,360
S&P, 4,454.75
Nasdaq, 15,108.00
Mon, 16 Aug, 2021 Dow, +110.02pts, +0.31%

DJIA, 35,625.40
S&P, 4,479.71
Nasdaq, 14,793.76
The Dow recorded its biggest daily percentage comeback since May 4 to end at a record, despite earlier losses tied to weaker-than-forecast Chinese economic data and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Sun, 15 Aug, 2021
Sat, 14 Aug, 2021
KLCI ended higher at 1,505.11, as plantation stocks lifted, while investors digested domestic economic data and developments on Covid-19 cases in the country. Traded 3,560 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.097 billion. KLCI, +3.14pts, +0.21%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,440
S&P, 4,457.75
Nasdaq, 15,092.25
Fri, 13 Aug, 2021 Dow, +15.53pts, +0.04%

DJIA, 35,499.85
S&P, 4,448.00
Nasdaq, 14,822.90
The DJIA and the S&P 500 finished the week with their longest stretch of closing records since March 15. Optimism about corporate earnings, helped to buoy the broader market.
KLCI ended lower at 1,501.97, as a new record high of Covid-19 cases in the country dampened market sentiment. Traded 3.447 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.269 billion. KLCI, -2.74pts, -0.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,408
S&P, 4,440.50
Nasdaq, 15,004.25
Thu, 12 Aug, 2021 Dow, +14.88pts, +0.04%

DJIA, 35,499.85
S&P, 4,440.83
Nasdaq, 14,816.26
U.S. stock indexes edged higher Thursday, nudging both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 up to fresh closing records for a third straight day, as investors weigh economic data with an eye toward what it means for the Federal Reserve’s plans to eventually taper its asset purchases.
KLCI ended higher at 1,504.44, following US lawmakers' nod on Tuesday to a trillion dollar boost to the US economy, which helped to temper worries about the rapid spread of the Delta variant in many Asian countries. Traded 4.586 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.096 billion. KLCI, +7.71pts, +0.52%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,149
S&P, 4,424.25
Nasdaq, 15,007.00
Wed, 11 Aug, 2021 Dow, +220.30pts, +0.62%

DJIA, 35,484.97
S&P, 4,447.70
Nasdaq, 14,765.14
The Dow industrials and S&P 500 finished in record territory for a second straight day on Wednesday, after a report on consumer inflation mostly matched expectations, but the broader market faced some headwinds as healthcare and growth shares were sold.
Awal Muharam Tue, 10 Aug, 2021 Dow, +162.82pts, +0.46%

DJIA, 35,264.67
S&P, 4,436.75
Nasdaq, 14,788.09
U.S. stocks ended mostly higher Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index each logging a record close, as the Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bills and investors awaited data due this week on inflation.
KLCI ended lower at 1,496.73, on the back of better-than-expected Malaysia’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) rose 1.4% in June from a year earlier and relaxation of SOP for fully vaccinated citizens. Traded 3.682 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.203 billion. KLCI, +6.93pts, +0.47%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,002
S&P, 4,422.25
Nasdaq, 15,102.50
Mon, 9 Aug, 2021 Dow, -106.66pts, -0.30%

DJIA, 35,101.85
S&P, 4,432.35
Nasdaq, 14,860.18
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Monday, as the spread of the delta coronavirus variant, profit-taking and a downgrade of China growth by Goldman Sachs dinged bullish sentiment on Wall Street. But all three major averages remain near all-time highs.
Sun, 8 Aug, 2021
Sat, 7 Aug, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,489.80, against the backdrop of retreating regional markets amid a surge in Covid-19 cases and its impact across the region. Traded 4.288billion shares, with a total value of RM2.529 billion. KLCI, -5.98pts, -0.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,941
S&P, 4,421.25
Nasdaq, 15,154.25
Fri, 6 Aug, 2021 Dow, +144.26pts, +0.41%

DJIA, 35,208.51
S&P, 4,436.52
Nasdaq, 14,835.76
The Dow and S&P 500 index ended at all-time highs Friday after the monthly U.S. jobs report came in better than expected, as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and investors shake off delta variant concerns.
KLCI closed marginally higher at 1,495.78 despite regional market trends as worries over the Delta coronavirus variant persisted and hawkish remarks from senior US Fed officials weighed on investors’ risk appetite.Traded 4.689 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.421 billion. KLCI, +4.45pts, +0.30%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,737
S&P, 4,402.75
Nasdaq, 15,094.50
Thu, 5 Aug, 2021 Dow, +271.58pts, +0.78%

DJIA, 35,064.25
S&P, 4,429.10
Nasdaq, 14,895.12
The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite ended at records as shares sensitive to economic recovery and technology stocks both rose while investors positioned for the monthly jobs report on Friday that will help shape views on how long the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program will continue.
KLCI ended lower at 1,491.33, despite rises in regional markets, as investor sentiment continued to be dampened by rising Covid-19 infections and political uncertainty. Traded 3.665 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.534 billion. KLCI, -8.93pts, -0.60%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,953
S&P, 4,411.00
Nasdaq, 15,053.50
Wed, 4 Aug, 2021 Dow, -323.73pts, -0.92%

DJIA, 34,792.67
S&P, 4,402.66
Nasdaq, 14,780.53
U.S. stocks ended mostly lower Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the economic recovery during the pandemic could prove robust enough to pave the way for higher interest rates in 2023.
KLCI closed higher at 1,500.26, with last minute bargain hunting in plantation and banking shares pushed the index to close at intraday high. Traded 4.161 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.718 billion. KLCI, +7.26pts, +0.49%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,854
S&P, 4,393.75
Nasdaq, 14,982.50
Tue, 3 Aug, 2021 Dow, +278.24pts, +0.80%

DJIA, 35,116.40
S&P, 4,423.15
Nasdaq, 14,761.29
U.S. stocks ended higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record high, as investors assessed corporate earnings reports amid concerns over the coronavirus and Chinese regulatory action against technology stocks.
KLCI ended lower at 1,493.00, as market sentiment continued to be affected by coronavirus woes and domestic political developments. Traded 3.428 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.380 billion. KLCI, -1.60pts, -0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 35,010
S&P, 4,415.00
Nasdaq, 15,038.25
Mon, 2 Aug, 2021 Dow, -97.31pts, -0.28%

DJIA, 34,838.16
S&P, 4,387.16
Nasdaq, 14,681.07
U.S. stock indexes relinquished solid gains Monday and stocks ended mostly lower as persistent concerns about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 created an excuse for modest selling in the first trading day for equity markets in August.
Sun, 1 Aug, 2021
Sat, 31 Jul, 2021
KLCI ended lower at 1,494.60, slipped to below the key support level of 1,500 today, in line with weaker regional markets which were dragged down by Covid-19 worries. Traded 4.120 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.718 billion. KLCI, -18.33pts, -1.21%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,898
S&P, 4,384.50
Nasdaq, 14,870.50
Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 Dow, -149.06pts, -0.42%

DJIA, 34,935.47
S&P, 4,395.26
Nasdaq, 14,672.68
U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, posting a weekly loss to close out the month, with renewed concerns about a rise of cases of the delta variant COVID-19 and disappointing results from Amazon.com partly blamed for the slump.
KLCI ended lower at 1,512.93, erased earlier gains and sank into the red today on concerns about the latest political developments in the country. Traded 4.475 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.856 billion. KLCI, -2.64pts, -0.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,946
S&P, 4,399.75
Nasdaq, 14,998.50
Thu, 29 Jul, 2021 Dow, +153.60pts, +0.44%

DJIA, 35,084.53
S&P, 4,419.15
Nasdaq, 14,778.26
U.S. stocks ended higher Thursday after the DJIA and S&P 500 touched intraday records, as investors shrugged off a weaker-than-expected rise in second-quarter gross domestic product, focused on largely upbeat corporate earnings reports, and gave the trading debut of Robinhood Markets a tepid reception.
KLCI closed higher at 1,515.39, political headwinds and persistent rise in the number of Covid-19 infections continue to bog down the stock market. Traded 3.652 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.160 billion. KLCI, +0.79pts, +0.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,945
S&P, 4,401.75
Nasdaq, 14,986.50
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 Dow, -127.59pts, -0.36%

DJIA, 34,930.93
S&P, 4,400.64
Nasdaq, 14,762.58
U.S. stock indexes had a mixed finish Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates steady near zero and retain its full range of tools to support the economic recovery during the pandemic.
KLCI closed higher at 1,514.60, bucking the trend seen among its regional peers, amid China’s crackdown on certain sectors and the cautiousness ahead of the upcoming US Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Traded 4.376 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.671 billion. KLCI, +2.07pts, +0.14%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,868
S&P, 4,397.75
Nasdaq, 15,082.50
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 Dow, -85.79pts, -0.24%

DJIA, 35,058.52
S&P, 4,401.46
Nasdaq, 14,660.58
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, after a five day rally to record highs for the main indexes, ahead of quarterly results from some of the most prominent names in the technology sector and as a Chinese regulatory crackdown dampened the investing mood on Wall Street. Second quarter GDP, and a policy update from the Fed tonight.
KLCI closed lower at 1,512.53, tracking regional markets as concerns over tighter regulations in China and digesting issues raise in parliament sitting. Traded 4.818 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.795 billion. KLCI, -10.91pts, -0.72%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,741
S&P, 4,384.25
Nasdaq, 15,063.25
Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 Dow, +82.76pts, +0.24%

DJIA, 35,144.31
S&P, 4,422.30
Nasdaq, 14,840.71
U.S. stock benchmarks closed at back-to-back records Monday, as investors await earnings this week from corporate heavyweights, including from Big Tech, and a Federal Reserve policy meeting. Investors also will be focused on China and the U.S. as tensions rise between the world’s top two economies.
Sun, 25 Jul, 2021
Sat, 24 Jul, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,523.44, as investors stayed cautious amid rising number of Covid-19 cases. Traded 5.415 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.207 billion. KLCI, -4.18pts, -0.27%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,835
S&P, 4,377.75
Nasdaq, 15,001.75
Fri, 23 Jul, 2021 Dow, +238.20pts, +0.68%

DJIA, 35,061.55
S&P, 4,411.79
Nasdaq, 14,836.99
Stocks finished at record highs Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average index closing above 35,000 for the first time, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite also at new highs, as investors cheered corporate earnings reports and brushed off worries about the delta variant of the coronavirus slowing the economic recovery. .
KLCI closed higher at 1,527.62, tracking regional bourses, which were mostly higher, as market sentiment was spurred by the overnight gain on Wall Street that was driven by strong quarter earnings figures so far. Traded 5.189 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.978 billion. KLCI, +11.10pts, +0.73%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,763
S&P, 4,357.25
Nasdaq, 14,848.50
Thu, 22 Jul, 2021 Dow, +25.35pts, +0.07%

DJIA, 34,823.35
S&P, 4,367.48
Nasdaq, 14,684.60
U.S. stocks booked a third straight day of gains Thursday, despite data showing first-time applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, as investors focused on health corporate earnings reports. Gains for several technology heavyweights, including Apple and Microsoft, pushed the S&P 500 index higher and close to a new record.
KLCI closed higher at 1,516.52, as market sentiment continued to be affected by the high number of Covid-19 cases. Traded 5.466 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.437 billion. KLCI, -3.45pts, -0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,616
S&P, 4,335.75
Nasdaq, 14,739.25
Wed, 21 Jul, 2021 Dow, +286.01pts, +0.83%

DJIA, 34,798
S&P, 4,358.69
Nasdaq, 14,631.95
U.S. stocks closed higher for a second day Wednesday, as healthy corporate earnings reports helped support a rebound from a plunge on Monday on fears that the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus in many countries would slow the economic recovery from the pandemic.
Hari Raya Qurban Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 Dow, +549.95pts, +1.62%

DJIA, 34,511.99
S&P, 4,323.06
Nasdaq, 14,498.88
U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday, recovering much of the ground lost in the previous session when rising worries over the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus and fears of peak economic growth triggered a selloff that left major benchmarks at nearly one-month lows.
KLCI closed higher at 1,519.97, as investors took profit ahead of the Hari Raya Haji holiday, in line with the weak regional performance. Traded 4.4.821 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.434 billion. KLCI, -2.51pts, -0.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,239
S&P, 4,289.25
Nasdaq, 14,625.00
Mon, 19 Jul, 2021 Dow, -725.81pts, -2.09%

DJIA, 33,962.04
S&P, 4,258.49
Nasdaq, 14,274.98
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday, joining the selloff in global equities, as concerns grew about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and as tensions ratcheted up between the U.S. and China.
Sun, 18 Jul, 2021
Sat, 17 Jul, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,522.48, as daily new Covid-19 cases in the country retreated from an all-time high the day before. Traded 4.487 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.938 billion. KLCI, +1.66pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,743
S&P, 4,367.50
Nasdaq, 14,955.00
Fri, 16 Jul, 2021 Dow, -299.17pts, -0.86%

DJIA, 34,687.85
S&P, 4,327.16
Nasdaq, 14,427.24
U.S. stocks fell Friday to finish the week lower, as data showing a fall in consumer sentiment overshadowed an earlier report on a sharp rise in retail sales, while corporate earnings reports remained mixed.
KLCI closed lower at 1,520.82, underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance on Thursday as the Covid-19 cases continued to surge amid a positive market sentiment. Traded 5.081 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.498 billion. KLCI, +8.50pts, +0.56%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,743
S&P, 4,367.50
Nasdaq, 14,955.00
Thu, 15 Jul, 2021 Dow, -53.79pts, +0.15%

DJIA, 34,987.02
S&P, 4,360.03
Nasdaq, 14,543.13
Stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite bouncing off session lows in midafternoon after investors weighed mostly upbeat U.S. economic data, corporate earnings reports, and a second day of testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
KLCI closed lower at 1,512.32, in line with the performance of Asian equities as investors fret over an inflation spike in the US market. Traded 4.378 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.996 billion. KLCI, -7.24pts, -0.48%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,731
S&P, 4,357.25
Nasdaq, 14,880.25
Wed, 14 Jul, 2021 Dow, +44.44pts, +0.13%

DJIA, 34,933.23
S&P, 4,374.30
Nasdaq, 14,644.95
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher, near record territory Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell kicked off two days of testimony in which a sharp rise in inflation has been a key focus.
KLCI closed lower at 1,519.56, late buying support in selected index-linked stocks, particularly glove, telco and plantation counters. Traded 4.544 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.535 billion. KLCI, +6.67pts, +0.44%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,869
S&P, 4,375.00
Nasdaq, 14,882.50
Tue, 13 Jul, 2021 Dow, -107.39pts, -0.31%

DJIA, 34,888.79
S&P, 4,369.21
Nasdaq, 14,677.65
U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday, after investors sifted through hotter-than-expected U.S. consumer-price index data and parsed quarterly results from some of the country’s biggest banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
KLCI closed lower at 1,512.89, as investor sentiment was dented by political uncertainty and the likelihood of the Government lowering its 2021 economic growth projection. Traded 4.285 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.349 billion. KLCI, -7.69pts, -0.51%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,665
S&P, 4,354.00
Nasdaq, 14,836.75
Mon, 12 Jul, 2021 Dow, +126.02pts, +0.36%

DJIA, 34,996.18
S&P, 4,384.63
Nasdaq, 14,733.24
The record finish comes as investors await semiannual testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell beginning Wednesday and a batch of economic reports throughout the week, the unofficial start of corporate quarterly results.
Sun, 11 Jul, 2021
Sat, 10 Jul, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,520.58, rebounded today supported by bargain hunting activities after yesterday’s sell-off. Traded 3.981 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.861 billion. KLCI, +11.87pts, +0.79%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,446
S&P, 4,327.00
Nasdaq, 14,729.50
Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 Dow, +448.23pts, +1.30%

DJIA, 34,870.16
S&P, 4,369.55
Nasdaq, 14,701.92
Major U.S. stock benchmarks booked a third straight week of gains to end Friday at all-time highs, staging a recovery from the previous session that was marked by doubts about global economic growth in the pandemic.
KLCI closed lower at 1,508.71, the uncertainties surrounding the country’s political landscape sent the local bourse to its lowest level since November 2020. Traded 5.348 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.542 billion. KLCI, -21.44pts, -1.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,212
S&P, 4,309.00
Nasdaq, 14,660.00
Thu, 8 Jul, 2021 Dow, -259.86pts, -0.75%

DJIA, 34,421.93
S&P, 4,320.82
Nasdaq, 14,559.78
U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday, as falling bond yields reflected investor concern that a resurgence of COVID cases in some countries may slow the global economic recovery.
KLCI closed lower at 1,530.15, tracking regional market declines as market sentiment continues to be weighed by high Covid-19 cases, besides domestic political issues. Traded 4.800 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.729 billion. KLCI, -1.48pts, -0.10%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,441
S&P, 4,337.50
Nasdaq, 14,883.50
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 Dow, +104.42pts, +0.30%

DJIA, 34,681.79
S&P, 4,358.13
Nasdaq, 14,665.06
U.S. stocks closed higher after the Fed released minutes from its June policy meeting, which some market participants viewed as dovish, particularly when it comes to the progress still needed on the economic recovery.
KLCI closed lower at 1,531.63, flatline for the second day running today as investor sentiment continued to be affected by a high number of new Covid-19 cases. Traded 6.754 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.654 billion. KLCI, -0.73pts, -0.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,688
S&P, 4,340.25
Nasdaq, 14,700.75
Tue, 6 Jul, 2021 Dow, -208.98pts, -0.60%

DJIA, 34,577.37
S&P, 4,343.54
Nasdaq, 14,663.64
U.S. stocks ended most lower Tuesday, with financial and energy stocks weakening most as bond yields and oil prices fell. OPEC and its allies failed to come to an agreement on a proposal to boost output in coming months.
KLCI closed lower at 1,532.36, as investors remained on the sidelines on lack of catalysts. Traded 6.502 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.590 billion. KLCI, -0.99pts, -0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,659
S&P, 4,338.50
Nasdaq, 14,693.25
Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 Presidential Day
Sun, 4 Jul, 2021
Sat, 3 Jul, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,533.35, fell into the red today as the implementation of a two-week Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) over most parts of Selangor and 15 localities in Kuala Lumpur soured market sentiment. Traded 5.509 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.875 billion. KLCI, -0.88pts, -0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,499
S&P, 4,310.00
Nasdaq, 14,558.75
Fri, 2 Jul, 2021 Dow, +152.82pts, +0.44%

DJIA, 34,786.35
S&P, 4,352.34
Nasdaq, 14,639.33
U.S. stocks advanced a second straight week to end Friday, with all three benchmark indexes at fresh all-time highs before heading into a long holiday weekend, after a monthly report employment was better than expected as the economy bounces back from the COVID pandemic.
KLCI closed higher at 1,534.23, bargain hunting lifted higher on the first trading day of the second half of this year, with market sentiment also boosted by higher crude oil prices. Traded 7.180 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.467 billion. KLCI, +1.60pts, +0.10%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,503
S&P, 4,299.50
Nasdaq, 14,596.25
Thu, 1 Jul, 2021 Dow, +131.02pts, +0.38%

DJIA, 34,633.53
S&P, 4,319.94
Nasdaq, 14,522.38
U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 index extending its drive into record territory for a 6th day in a row, helped by supportive economic data and energy stocks getting a boost from $75-a-barrel oil.
KLCI closed lower by 1% at 1,532.63, investors’ concern about Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 figures and economic outlook. Traded 4.645 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.673 billion. KLCI, -15.68pts, -1.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,066
S&P, 4,275.25
Nasdaq, 14,556.00
Wed, 30 Jun, 2021 Dow, +210.22pts, +0.61%

DJIA, 34,502.51
S&P, 4,297.50
Nasdaq, 14,503.95
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday, with the S&P 500 index sweeping to a record close but the Nasdaq Composite ended lower, in the final session of the month and first half of the year.
KLCI closed higher at 1,548.31, gains in Hartalega and Top Glove supported Bursa Malaysia to end in positive territory. Traded 4.791 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.630 billion. KLCI, +3.60pts, +0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,185
S&P, 4,277.00
Nasdaq, 14,480.25
Tue, 29 Jun, 2021 Dow, +9.02pts, +0.03%

DJIA, 34,292.29
S&P, 4,291.80
Nasdaq, 14,528.33
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite finished Tuesday in record territory, as shares of some big banks got a lift after announcing dividend hikes, defying concerns about high valuations and the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus globally.
KLCI closed lower at 1,544.71, lingering in negative territory for the entire session on broad-based selling as investors weighed the impact of further extension of the full lockdown. Traded 4.730 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.405 billion. KLCI, -14.97pts, -0.96%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,304
S&P, 4,271.75
Nasdaq, 14,366.75
Mon, 28 Jun, 2021 Dow, -150.57pts, -0.44%

DJIA, 34,283.27
S&P, 4,290.61
Nasdaq, 14,500.51
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher, leaving the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite with fresh intraday and all-time closing records, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost ground as shares of Boeing Co. BA and Chevron Corp. CVX slumped.
Sun, 27 Jun, 2021
Sat, 26 Jun, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,559.68, in line with regional bourses, which tracked Wall Street gains on US President Joe Biden's infrastructure deal. Traded 5.370 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.552 billion. KLCI, +3.97pts, +0.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,168
S&P, 4,259.00
Nasdaq, 14,396.25
Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 Dow, +237.02pts, +0.69%

DJIA, 34,433.84
S&P, 4,280.70
Nasdaq, 14,360.39
The S&P 500 index rose to another record Friday, after investors pored over fresh U.S. economic data a day after an infrastructure spending agreement in Washington helped lift the broad market to all-time highs.
KLCI closed lower at 1,555.71, as domestic political infighting, a slow vaccination rate and high daily Covid-19 cases continued to drag market sentiment.Traded 5.205 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.027 billion. KLCI, -9.05pts, -0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,917
S&P, 4,251.25
Nasdaq, 14,347.25
Thu, 24 Jun, 2021 Dow, +322.58pts, +0.95%

DJIA, 34,196.82
S&P, 4,266.49
Nasdaq, 14,369.71
The DJIA ended sharply higher Thursday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite finished in record territory, after President Joe Biden said he had reached a deal with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan.
KLCI closed lower at 1,564.76, as investors remained cautious amid concerns over the domestic political and economic situation. Traded 5.217 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.783 billion. KLCI, -9.26pts, -0.59%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,903
S&P, 4,240.25
Nasdaq, 14,267.25
Wed, 23 Jun, 2021 Dow, +9.02pts, +0.03%

DJIA, 34,292.29
S&P, 4,291.80
Nasdaq, 14,528.33
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite finished Tuesday in record territory, as shares of some big banks got a lift after announcing dividend hikes, defying concerns about high valuations and the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus globally.
KLCI closed higher at 1,574.02, tracking regional markets on the back of the overnight rally on Wall Street. Traded 5.902 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.075 billion. KLCI, +1.78pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,731
S&P, 4,208.00
Nasdaq, 14,086.00
Tue, 22 Jun, 2021 Dow, +68.61pts, +0.20%

DJIA, 33,945.58
S&P, 4,246.44
Nasdaq, 14,253.27
U.S. stocks finished higher Tuesday, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reiterated his view that higher inflation will be transitory as the economy slowly works its way out of the pandemic this year.
KLCI closed lower at 1,572.24, in line with declines in Wall Street and regional markets, following hawkish comments from the US Federal Reserves (Fed). Traded 6.040 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.797 billion. KLCI, -16.81pts, -1.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,307
S&P, 4,169.00
Nasdaq, 14,103.25
Mon, 21 Jun, 2021 Dow, +586.89pts, +1.76%

DJIA, 33,876.97
S&P, 4,224.79
Nasdaq, 14,141.48
Stock-market benchmarks recorded significant gains Monday, with the DJIA seeing its best day since early March, as investors focused on a strengthening economy after the Federal Reserve last week signaled it may raise rates sooner than previously expected.
Sun, 20 Jun, 2021
Sat, 19 Jun, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,589.05, rebounded today on bargain hunting following the recent sell-off. Traded 6.311 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.774 billion. KLCI, +18.19pts, +1.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,692
S&P, 4,212.00
Nasdaq, 14,185.25
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 Dow, -533.37pts, -1.58%

DJIA, 33,290.08
S&P, 4,166.45
Nasdaq, 14,030.38
U.S. stocks ended sharply lower Friday, with the Dow booking its worst week since October 2020, after comments from a Fed official exacerbated market volatility that followed the central bank’s updated outlook this week for inflation and the economic recovery from COVID.
KLCI closed lower at 1,570.86, as investors remained cautious, pending more clarity of recent domestic political developments. Traded 4.260 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.744 billion. KLCI, -7.64pts, -0.47%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,868
S&P, 4,202.50
Nasdaq, 13,887.00
Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 Dow, -210.22pts, -0.62%

DJIA, 33,823.45
S&P, 4,221.86
Nasdaq, 14,161.35
DJIA fell for a fourth day, after the Fed rattled the markets Wednesday by raising its forecast for inflation and signaling that it could lift benchmark interest rates sooner than had been expected. Fed also discussed the eventual reduction of asset purchases.
KLCI closed lower at 1,578.32, as investors stayed cautious while awaiting the outcome of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Traded 4.686 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.136 billion. KLCI, -3.05pts, -0.19%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,233
S&P, 4,244.75
Nasdaq, 14,045.25
Wed, 16 Jun, 2021 Dow, -265.66pts, -0.77%

DJIA, 34,033.67
S&P, 4,223.70
Nasdaq, 14,039.68
U.S. stock indexes closed lower, as Wall Street reacted to Federal Reserve Chair Powell’s optimistic tone on the U.S. economic recovery and a slightly “hawkish” policy update that raised inflation forecasts and brought forward the timing of an interest rate rise.
KLCI closed lower at 1,581.37, as investors stayed on the sidelines, ahead of the government’s national recovery plan announcement. Traded 5.858 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.657 billion. KLCI, -1.09pts, -0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,406
S&P, 4,260.75
Nasdaq, 14,143.00
Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 Dow, -94.42pts, -0.27%

DJIA, 34,299.33
S&P, 4,246.59
Nasdaq, 14,072.86
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite pulling back from record levels, as investors took little notice of economic data with the two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting underway.
KLCI closed higher at 1,582.46, supported by persistent buying in selected healthcare and financial services counters and in line with the better performance in most regional markets. Traded 7.007 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.937 billion. KLCI, +7.30pts, +0.46%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,478
S&P, 4,249.50
Nasdaq, 14,025.25
Mon, 14 Jun, 2021 Dow, -85.85pts, -0.25%

DJIA, 34,393.75
S&P, 4,255.15
Nasdaq, 14,174.14
A rally in tech stocks helped lift the Nasdaq Composite to its first record close since late April and the S&P 500 to eke out its 29th of the year, as investors prepared for an important meeting of the Federal Reserve this week.
Sun, 13 Jun, 2021
Sat, 12 Jun, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,575.16, weighed down by selling pressure in blue-chip counters such as Sime Darby, KL Kepong and Hap Seng. Traded 5.327 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.971 billion. KLCI, -4.74pts, -0.30%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,492
S&P, 4,240.00
Nasdaq, 13,960.50
Fri, 11 Jun, 2021 Dow, +13.36pts, +0.04%

DJIA, 34,479.60
S&P, 4,247.44
Nasdaq, 14,069.42
U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, with the S&P 500 pushing to another record close as bond yields fell, despite data on Thursday showing inflation running hot.
KLCI closed lower at 1,579.90, on profit taking in the final trading hour as global investors waited for the US inflation data and the European Central Bank's (ECB) interest rate decision. Traded 4.914 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.737 billion. KLCI, -1.58pts, -0.10%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,450
S&P, 4,216.50
Nasdaq, 13,778.25
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 Dow, +19.10pts, +0.06%

DJIA, 34,466.24
S&P, 4,239.18
Nasdaq, 14,020.33
U.S. stock benchmarks closed up across the board on Thursday, with the S&P 500 logging a record finish, after investors discounted the latest evidence of accelerating inflation. The jump in prices is transitory and is caused by the short-term impact of demand exceeding supply as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
KLCI close at its intraday low of 1,581.48 on profit taking and as Asian equity indices fell, while investors continued to weigh the impact of progress in Covid-19 vaccination to rejuvenate a pandemic-hit world economy. Traded 5.999 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.197 billion. KLCI, -6.48pts, -0.41%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,597
S&P, 4,229.50
Nasdaq, 13,831.00
Wed, 9 Jun, 2021 Dow, -152.68pts, -0.44%

DJIA, 34,447.14
S&P, 4,219.55
Nasdaq, 13,911.75
U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower, losing steam in the session’s final half-hour, ahead of an eagerly awaited inflation report due Thursday, which could set the tone for the broader financial markets. A decline of the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield, to its lowest level since March 3, led investors into yield-sensitive assets, including technology stocks, but away from the banking sector.
KLCI closed higher at 1,587.96, on selective buying support, in contrast to regional markets which closed lower. Traded 6.711 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.111 billion. KLCI, +9.51pts, +0.60%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,564
S&P, 4,225.50
Nasdaq, 13,821.25
Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 Dow, -30.42pts, -0.09%

DJIA, 34,599.82
S&P, 4,227.26
Nasdaq, 13,924.91
The S&P 500 index and Nasdaq closed slightly higher Tuesday but investors remained in a wait-and-see mode ahead of another round of inflation data later in the week, with the U.S. economy recovering, while equity market valuations remain high.
Agong Birthday Mon, 7 Jun, 2021 Dow, -126.15pts, -0.36%

DJIA, 34,630.24
S&P, 4,226.52
Nasdaq, 13,881.72
The DJIA booked a modest loss Monday, after briefly surpassing its all-time closing high, while the Nasdaq Composite and small-cap Russell 2000 index finished higher as investors awaited more data on the next leg of the economic recovery.
Sun, 6 Jun, 2021
Sat, 5 Jun, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,578.45, declines in regional markets, and as market sentiment continued to be affected by the high number of Covid-19 infections in the country. Traded 7.208 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.574 billion. KLCI, -12.12pts, -0.76%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,531
S&P, 4,189.75
Nasdaq, 13,525.75
Fri, 4 Jun, 2021 Dow, +179.35pts, +0.52%

DJIA, 34,756.39
S&P, 4,229.89
Nasdaq, 13,814.49
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday and ended the week up after the May nonfarm-payrolls report showed a less-than-expected gain, leading investors to bet that the Federal Reserve will maintain its easy-money policies for longer.
KLCI closed lower at 1,590.57, after two days of gains on lack of buying support, amid continued high number of Covid-19 infections and the ongoing full lockdown. Traded 6.910 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.601 billion. KLCI, -7.37pts, -0.46%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,553
S&P, 4,203.00
Nasdaq, 13,666.00
Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 Dow, -23.34pts, -0.07%

DJIA, 34,577.04
S&P, 4,192.85
Nasdaq, 13,614.51
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed slightly lower Thursday, breaking a 5-day win streak, after gains in cyclical stocks seen benefiting from economic recovery failed to offset early losses in technology stocks, despite upbeat economic data on employment and service sector activity.
KLCI closed higher at 1,597.94, as market sentiment was boosted by a further rise in crude oil prices. Traded 7.439 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.098 billion. KLCI, +12.04pts, +0.76%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,557
S&P, 4,195.50
Nasdaq, 13,625.75
Wed, 2 Jun, 2021 Dow, +25.07pts, +0.07%

DJIA, 34,600.38
S&P, 4,208.12
Nasdaq, 13,756.33
U.S. stock benchmarks on Wednesday finished the session with slight gains, with the main action focused on meme stocks, as a report on business conditions across Federal Reserve districts indicated that economic growth was picking up in America in the recovery phase of the COVID pandemic.
KLCI closed higher at 1,585.90, with its benchmark index rebounding to the positive territory, thanks to gains in banking, healthcare, consumers products and services, and energy counters. Traded 8.977 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.126 billion. KLCI, +2.35pts, +0.15%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,660
S&P, 4,215.50
Nasdaq, 13,717.75
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 Dow, +45.86pts, +0.13%

DJIA, 34,575.31
S&P, 4,202.04
Nasdaq, 13,736.48
The DJIA closed slightly higher Tuesday in a mixed U.S. stock market, as optimism about economic recovery was undermined by doubts about inflation after a reading on U.S. manufacturing activity underlined labor shortages and supply bottlenecks.
KLCI closed lower at 1,583.55, with glove makers leading the decline among the index’s component companies today. Traded 6.415 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.477 billion. KLCI, -10.89pts, -0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,546
S&P, 4,203.75
Nasdaq, 13,679.75
Mon, 31 May, 2021 Memorial Day
Sun, 30 May, 2021
Sat, 29 May, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1594.44, final-hour nudge helped the 30-stock index finish in positive territory as investors weighed corporate financial results during the ongoing reporting season and after major Asian equity indices ended higher. Traded 8.820 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.193 billion. KLCI, +0.54pts, +0.03%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,631
S&P, 4,213.75
Nasdaq, 13,694.75
Fri, 28 May, 2021 Dow, +64.81pts, +0.19%

DJIA, 34,529.45
S&P, 4,204.11
Nasdaq, 13,748.74
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, booking weekly gains with support from data confirming an economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, despite inflation running at its highest annual rate in about 13 years. U.S. markets close on Monday, Memorial Day.
KLCI closed higher at 1593.90, staged a firm technical rebound today, boosted by late buying support in several index-linked stocks. Traded 8.613 billion shares, with a total value of RM7.338 billion. KLCI, +16.08pts, +1.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,257
S&P, 4,183.25
Nasdaq, 13,633.00
Thu, 27 May, 2021 Dow, +141.59pts, +0.41%

DJIA, 34,464.64
S&P, 4,200.88
Nasdaq, 13,736.28
US benchmark stock indexes ended mostly slightly higher Thursday after investors sifted through another batch of economic data confirming the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is on track. U.S. markets close on Monday, Memorial Day.
Wesak Day Wed, 26 May, 2021 Dow, +10.59pts, +0.03%

DJIA, 34,323.05
S&P, 4,195.99
Nasdaq, 13,738.00
Major U.S. stock indexes booked modest gains Wednesday, while small-caps charged higher, as Treasury yields retreat and investors focus on shares that might perform better as the economy reopens from COVID.
KLCI closed higher at 1,577.82, investor sentiment boosted by overnight gains on Wall Street, but trading was mostly range-bound except for some late bargain-hunting in selected index-linked stocks. Traded 6.336 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.840 billion. KLCI, +6.00pts, +0.38%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,441
S&P, 4,206.75
Nasdaq, 13,705.50
Tue, 25 May, 2021 Dow, -81.52pts, -0.24%

DJIA, 34,312.46
S&P, 4,188.13
Nasdaq, 13,657.17
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday after a weaker-than-expected reading on consumer confidence, while downside risks appeared limited by signs that efforts by Federal Reserve officials to soothe worries over a pickup in inflation were bearing fruit as bond yields eased further.
KLCI closed higher at 1,571.82, staged a relief rally today, breaking a three-day losing streak, as investors look for oversold counters following the recent sell-down. Traded 6.753 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.479 billion. KLCI, +9.65pts, +0.62%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,283
S&P, 4,168.75
Nasdaq, 13,468.50
Mon, 24 May, 2021 Dow, +186.14pts, +0.54%

DJIA, 34,393.98
S&P, 4,197.05
Nasdaq, 13,661.17
Stocks finished near record territory Monday, as investors appeared to be shaking off uncertainty around the next phase of the economic recovery, as businesses grapple with stressed supply chains, soaring consumer demand and climbing prices as the world reboots from the pandemic.
Sun, 23 May, 2021
Tighter MCO 3.0 Sat, 22 May, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,562.17 as Malaysian stocks closed broadly lower for the third straight day as investor sentiment continued to be affected by the high number of Covid-19 infections and deaths reported by the country. Traded 7.527 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.069 billion. KLCI, -13.15pts, -0.83%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,064
S&P, 4,159.50
Nasdaq, 13,511.25
Fri, 21 May, 2021 Dow, +123.69pts, +0.36%

DJIA, 34,207.84
S&P, 4,155.86
Nasdaq, 13,470.99
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher Friday, while other major benchmarks slipped at the end of a choppy week of trade marked by concerns about Federal Reserve policy in the face of rising inflation pressures.
KLCI closed lower at 1,575.32 as sentiments remained fragile amid news that the Government was mulling over a full lockdown to tackle the rising cases of Covid-19. Traded 6.739 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.574 billion. KLCI, -5.20pts, -0.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,670
S&P, 4,094.50
Nasdaq, 13,190.25
Thu, 20 May, 2021 Dow, +188.11pts, +0.55%

DJIA, 34,084.15
S&P, 4,159.12
Nasdaq, 13,535.74
Stocks ended higher Thursday, buoyed by upbeat economic data, as investors shook off worries that a pickup in inflation could force the Federal Reserve to begin reining in its accommodative monetary policy sooner than expected.
KLCI closed lower at 1,580.52 snapping three consecutive days of gains, as most component stocks succumbed to selling pressure amid rising Covid-19 cases. Traded 5.742 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.038 billion. KLCI, -10.80pts, -0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,764
S&P, 4,087.75
Nasdaq, 13,038.00
Wed, 19 May, 2021 Dow, -164.62pts, -0.48%

DJIA, 33,896.04
S&P, 4,115.68
Nasdaq, 13,299.74
U.S. stocks finished a bruising session down, but off session lows, after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s April policy meeting underscored an emerging debate at the central bank over inflation risks and when to start discussing a pullback of its asset purchases.
KLCI closed higher at 1,591.32 late bargain hunting in selected heavyweight counters and in line with the regional uptrend. Traded 5.835 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.151 billion. KLCI, +7.86pts, +0.50%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,348
S&P, 4,172.75
Nasdaq, 13,407.25
Tue, 18 May, 2021 Dow, -267.13pts, -0.78%

DJIA, 34,060.66
S&P, 4,127.83
Nasdaq, 13,303.64
Major U.S. stock benchmarks closed lower Tuesday as enthusiasm centered on a strong round of earnings from major retailers, including Dow components Home Depot Inc. and Walmart Inc., appeared to wane amid inflation concerns.
KLCI closed higher at 1,583.46, but the overall market was broadly lower as investors maintained their cautious mood. Traded 6.601 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.800 billion. KLCI, +0.94pts, +0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,264
S&P, 4,163.50
Nasdaq, 13,362.50
Mon, 17 May, 2021 Dow, -54.34pts, -0.16%

DJIA, 34,327.79
S&P, 4,163.29
Nasdaq, 13,379.05
U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Monday, but off the session lows, extending a slump for equities after all three main benchmarks notched their worst week in about three months amid fears of rising inflation.
Sun, 16 May, 2021
Sat, 15 May, 2021
Hari Raya Fri, 14 May, 2021 Dow, +360.68pts, +1.06%

DJIA, 34,382.13
S&P, 4,173.85
Nasdaq, 13,429.98
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday as investors took a weaker-than-expected reading of April retail sales in stride, shaking off a tumultuous week that has been marked by growing inflation fears.
Hari Raya Thu, 13 May, 2021 Dow, +433.79pts, +1.29%

DJIA, 34,021.45
S&P, 4,112.50
Nasdaq, 13,124.99
U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday, snapping a 3-session skid, after improving labor market data offset worrisome inflation data, which a day prior sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its biggest one-day loss since January.
KLCI closed higher at 1,582.52, lifted by buying interest in healthcare and banking stocks as the spectre of rising Covid-19 infections and higher interest rates drove world equity sentiment. Traded 2.588 billion shares, with a total value of RM1.924 billion. KLCI, +4.88pts, +0.31%
As of 12.30pm
DJIA, 33,929
S&P, 4,113.75
Nasdaq, 13,193.00
Wed, 12 May, 2021 Dow, -681.50pts, -1.99%

DJIA, 33,587.66
S&P, 4,063.04
Nasdaq, 13,031.68
U.S. stock indexes closed sharply lower Wednesday, after a reading on inflation for the year to April climbed 4.2%, the highest rate in about 13 years, reigniting fears that the Federal Reserve may need to dial back its easy-money policies earlier than expected.
KLCI closed lower at 1,577.64 as regional markets slumped after Wall Street's dismal showing, and as investor sentiment was weighed by yesterday's announcement of a new nationwide movement control order to stem climbing Covid-19 infections.Traded 5.513 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.902 billion. KLCI, -6.28pts, -0.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,506
S&P, 4,153.50
Nasdaq, 13,195.75
Tue, 11 May, 2021 Dow, -473.66pts, -1.36%

DJIA, 34,269.16
S&P, 4,152.10
Nasdaq, 13,389.43
Tech-related stocks bounced back from early losses, with the Nasdaq erasing an early tumble to end with a small loss on Tuesday, while the broader market remained under pressure in a selloff attributed in part to inflation jitters.
KLCI closed lower at 1,583.92, snapped a two-day winning streak today as market sentiment turned weak on heightened concern over the Covid-19 situation in the country. Traded 6.013 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.534 billion. KLCI, -3.53pts, -0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,755
S&P, 4,225.25
Nasdaq, 13,663.25
Mon, 10 May, 2021 Dow, -34.94pts, -0.10%

DJIA, 34,742.82
S&P, 4,188.43
Nasdaq, 13,401.86
The Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a 5-session win steak Monday, falling late in the session after pushing above the 35,000 milestone, with the broader market came under pressure as high-profile Big Tech shares tumbled.
Sun, 9 May, 2021
Sat, 8 May, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,587.45 tracking overnight gains on Wall Street, backed by bargain hunting in glove heavyweights. The higher crude palm oil (CPO) price also helped lift the benchmark index today. Traded 5.390 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.413 billion. KLCI, +9.12pts, +0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,468
S&P, 4,198.50
Nasdaq, 13,620.75
Fri, 7 May, 2021 Dow, +229.23pts, +0.66%

DJIA, 34,777.76
S&P, 4,232.60
Nasdaq, 13,752.24
DJIA and the S&P 500 finished at new records on the same day for the first time in about three weeks. A below-forecast April nonfarm payrolls report was viewed as supporting views that central bankers in the U.S. will keep monetary policy accommodative for an extended period.
KLCI closed higher at 1,575.67, retraced some of its earlier losses in the past four trading days today to finish at its intra-day high today, lifted by bargain-hunting among certain index-linked stocks. Traded 6.204 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.460 billion. KLCI, +2.66pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,150
S&P, 4,164.50
Nasdaq, 13,526.00
Thu, 6 May, 2021 Dow, +318.19pts, +0.93%

DJIA, 34,548.53
S&P, 4,201.62
Nasdaq, 13,632.84
The DJIA booked a new record for a second straight day on Thursday. Investors were buoyed by a report showing weekly jobless benefit claims were at the lowest level in the COVID era, ahead of the April nonfarm payrolls and unemployment report due on Friday.
KLCI closed lower at 1,575.67 extended losses for the fourth consecutive session today, as most of the key index's components succumbed to selling pressure amid the reimplementation of the MCO 3.0 in parts of Selangor tomorrow. Traded 7.367 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.238billion. KLCI, -2.48pts, -0.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,125
S&P, 4,173.25
Nasdaq, 13,593.00
Wed, 5 May, 2021 Dow, +97.31pts, +0.29%

DJIA, 34,230.34
S&P, 4,167.59
Nasdaq, 13,582.42
DJIA edged up to another record close Wednesday, despite concerns about rising inflation and the eventual withdrawal of flush monetary policy as the economy reopens in the wake of the pandemic, though technology stocks fell for a fourth straight day. Market participants also parsed dovish comments from Fed staffers and economic data showing a healthy economic recovery.
KLCI closed lower at 1,588.25, profit taking in rubber glove manufacturers' shares and as investors weighed the rising number of Malaysia’s new Covid-19 pandemic cases, which compelled the government to re-enforce the movement control order (MCO) across six districts in Selangor to curb the outbreak. Traded 7.482 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.128 billion. KLCI, -2.48pts, -0.16%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,980
S&P, 4,177.00
Nasdaq, 13,735.00
Tue, 4 May, 2021 Dow, +19.80pts, +0.06%

DJIA, 34,133.03
S&P, 4,164.66
Nasdaq, 13,633.50
While the Dow managed to end up, other U.S. stock indexes finished lower Tuesday, with the Nasdaq suffering its worst one day fall since March, as investors sifted through comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen who said interest rates could rise a bit if the economy overheated.
KLCI closed lower at 1,590.73, amid worries of another possible lockdown due to rising cases of Covid-19. Traded 6.681 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.256 billion. KLCI, -10.92pts, -0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,961
S&P, 4,194.75
Nasdaq, 13,887.25
Mon, 3 May, 2021 Dow, +238.38pts, +0.70%

DJIA, 34,113.23
S&P, 4,192.66
Nasdaq, 13,895.12
Stocks closed mostly higher Monday, just shy of records, despite weaker-than-expected manufacturing data that dulled some of the optimism around the recovery of U.S. corporations from the COVID pandemic.
Sun, 2 May, 2021
Sat, 1 May, 2021
KLCI closed lower at 1,601.65, in line with declines seen across regional markets amid the announcement of weak manufacturing data from China, as well as concerns over the country’s clampdown on technology companies. Traded 6.752 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.614 billion. KLCI, -6.85pts, -0.43%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,890
S&P, 4,192.0
Nasdaq, 13,907.25
Fri, 30 Apr, 2021 Dow, -185.51pts, -0.54%

DJIA, 33,874.85
S&P, 4,181.17
Nasdaq, 13,962.68
U.S. stocks fell Friday as investors weighing blockbuster results from most large technology companies and good economic data, while keeping one eye on expectations that strong data may cause the Federal Reserve to ease back on monetary policy sooner than it expects.
Nuzul Al-Quran Thu, 29 Apr, 2021 Dow, +239.98pts, +0.71%

DJIA, 34,060.36
S&P, 4,211.47
Nasdaq, 14,082.55
U.S. stocks recorded modest gains on Thursday, but the S&P 500 index ended at a new record, after a round of upbeat earnings reports from technology heavyweights and data confirming a surge in GDP growth in the first quarter.
KLCI closed higher at 1,608.50, line with the gains seen among other regional markets. Traded 6.585 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.854 billion. KLCI, +1.82pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,831
S&P, 4,181.50
Nasdaq, 13,940.00
Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 Dow, -164.55pts, -0.48%

DJIA, 33,981.57
S&P, 4,187.62
Nasdaq, 14,138.78
U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve opted to keep rates near zero, as expected, and monetary policy loose at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting.
KLCI closed lower at 1,606.68.,in cautious trading today in line with the trend in most regional markets. Traded 7.174 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.069 billion. KLCI, -16.79pts, -1.03%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,907
S&P, 4,184.25
Nasdaq, 14,028.00
Tue, 27 Apr, 2021 Dow, +3.36pts, +0.01%

DJIA, 33,948.93
S&P, 4,186.72
Nasdaq, 14,090.22
Major U.S. stock benchmarks finished flat to slightly lower Tuesday, a day after the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite closed at records, as investors sifted through a torrent of corporate earnings reports.
Stocks market closed higher at 1,623.47, the renewed interest in rubber glove counters lent support to the FBM KLCI. Traded 8.304 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.588 billion. KLCI, +15.04pts, +0.94%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,950
S&P, 4,166.50
Nasdaq, 13,879.75
Mon, 26 Apr, 2021 Dow, -61.92pts, -0.18%

DJIA, 33,981.57
S&P, 4,187.62
Nasdaq, 14,138.78
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite finished at record highs on Monday, as investors looked ahead to one of the busiest weeks of earnings season and awaited a Wednesday update on the economic recovery from the Federal Reserve.
Sun, 25 Apr, 2021
Sat, 24 Apr, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,608.43, gains on glove makers failed to lift the FBM KLCI much, as market interest is mainly in the low liners and ACE Market-listed counters. Traded 6.548 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.189 billion. KLCI, +0.07pts, +0.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,790
S&P, 4,139.50
Nasdaq, 13,778.00
Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 Dow, +227.59pts, +0.67%

DJIA, 34,043.49
S&P, 4,180.17
Nasdaq, 14,016.81
Stocks were supported by data indicating an acceleration in economic activity and even faster growth in new home sales, as investors largely brushed off Thursday’s reports that President Joe Biden would propose a large increase on the capital-gains tax for the wealthiest Americans.
KLCI closed higher at 1,607.73, managed to reverse some of the losses seen yesterday, thanks to the performances of index-linked rubber glove counters. Traded 7.900 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.984 billion. KLCI, +11.15pts, +0.70%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,001
S&P, 4,161.50
Nasdaq, 13,918.00
Thu, 22 Apr, 2021 Dow, -321.41pts, -0.94%

DJIA, 33,815.90
S&P, 4,134.98
Nasdaq, 13,818.41
U.S. stocks ended sharply lower on Thursday, seeing the biggest one day slide since early March, following a news report that said President Joe Biden is weighing a proposal which would nearly double the capital-gains tax for wealthy individuals.
KLCI closed lower at 1,596.58. The resurgence of Covid-19 cases dampened investment globally, including Bursa Malaysia, amid mounting concerns that any fresh wave of infections will derail the economic recovery. Traded 8.683 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.397 billion. KLCI, -10.99pts, -0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,712
S&P, 4,125.50
Nasdaq, 13,756.75
Wed, 21 Apr, 2021 Dow, +316.01pts, +0.93%

DJIA, 34,137.31
S&P, 4,173.42
Nasdaq, 13,950.22
U.S. stocks on Wednesday halted a two-session skid, with Dow and S&P just shy of records and small-cap stocks outperforming as the investors favor stocks that might benefit from economic recovery as businesses reopen as more of the population becomes fully vaccinated.
KLCI closed higher at 1,607.57 at the day's high despite market sentiments remaining jittery against the backdrop of mixed regional markets after Wall Street retreated overnight. Traded 8.164 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.081 billion. KLCI, +7.28pts, +0.45%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,940
S&P, 4,156.25
Nasdaq, 13,917.50
Tue, 20 Apr, 2021 Dow, -256.33pts, -0.75%

DJIA, 33,821.30
S&P, 4,134.94
Nasdaq, 13,786.27
U.S. stocks fell for a second session on Tuesday, as concerns about rising coronavirus cases globally offset healthy U.S. corporate earnings reports for the first quarter.
KLCI closed lower at 1,600.29, as the daily number of new Covid-19 cases stayed above 2,000 for the fifth consecutive day since last Thursday. Traded 7.467 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.101 billion. KLCI, -8.09pts, -0.50%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 34,028
S&P, 4,172.75
Nasdaq, 14,031.50
Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 Dow, -123.04pts, -0.36%

DJIA, 34,077.63
S&P, 4,163.26
Nasdaq, 13,914.77
Stocks closed lower, took a breather from last week’s record advance, analysts said the tone remained constructive given a lack of any major negative catalysts.
Sun, 18 Apr, 2021
Sat, 17 Apr, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,608.38, mirroring the uptrend in regional bourses, lifted mainly by persistent buying support for glove makers. Traded 6.568 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.389 billion. KLCI, +0.13pts, +0.01%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,924
S&P, 4,159.75
Nasdaq, 13,980.00
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 Dow, +164.68pts, +0.48%

DJIA, 34,200.67
S&P, 4,185.47
Nasdaq, 14,052.34
The Dow and S&P 500 index closed at all-time highs Friday, extending their recent rallies to four weeks in a row, amid a fresh flurry of corporate results to end the first week of earnings season.
KLCI closed higher at 1,608.25, today despite pervasive negative sentiment, while the Healthcare Index continued to rise, as growing cases of Covid-19 globally fuelled buying of stocks in glove manufacturers.. Traded 6.491 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.738 billion. KLCI, +9.97pts, +0.62%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,751
S&P, 4,137.75
Nasdaq, 13,881.25
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 Dow, +305.10pts, +0.90%

DJIA, 34,035.99
S&P, 4,170.42
Nasdaq, 14,038.76
The Dow and S&P 500 index closed at records on Thursday as economic reports affirmed a healthy economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, highlighted by retail sales surging in March after fiscal stimulus checks were paid to Americans while jobless benefit claims fell to a fresh low for the pandemic period.
KLCI closed at 1,598.28 reversed earlier losses to close marginally higher today on late buying support in selected index-linked counters.Traded 5.911 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.990 billion. KLCI, +0.57pts, +0.04%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,579
S&P, 4,138.00
Nasdaq, 13,997.50
Wed, 14 Apr, 2021 Dow, +53.62pts, +0.16%

DJIA, 33,730.89
S&P, 4,124.66
Nasdaq, 13,857.84
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book pointed to a moderate pace of economic growth this spring, but a slight inflation uptick in 2021.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,597.71, no thanks to the stubbornly high daily new Covid-19 cases in the country. Traded 6.345 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.054 billion. KLCI, -10.71pts, -0.67%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,655
S&P, 4,121.50
Nasdaq, 13,807.75
Tue, 13 Apr, 2021 Dow, -68.13pts, -0.20%

DJIA, 33,677.27
S&P, 4,141.59
Nasdaq, 13,996.10
Investors also contended with some negative news on the pandemic front after two U.S. public-health agencies requested a temporary halt in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID vaccine out of “an abundance of caution” due to extremely rare blood-clotting issues in women.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,608.42, snapping three consecutive days of gains, due to profit taking in telecommunications stocks, namely Axiata Group Bhd and Digi.Com Bhd. Traded 5.827 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.350 billion. KLCI, -3.83pts, -0.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,581
S&P, 4,109.50
Nasdaq, 13,804.50
Mon, 12 Apr, 2021 Dow, -55.20pts, -0.16%

DJIA, 33,745.40
S&P, 4,127.99
Nasdaq, 13,850.00
U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Monday, starting a week that will include first-quarter earnings report from some of the largest banks. Market participants also weighed inflation risks, a sharp rise in the U.S. deficit and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in a “60 Minutes” interview that aired on Sunday.
Sun, 11 Apr, 2021
Sat, 10 Apr, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,612.25, making today the third consecutive day of gains, boosted by a rise in telecommunications counters following the Celcom-Digi merger news yesterday. Trading volume 6.581 billion shares, trade value stood at RM4.144 billion. KLCI, +9.85pts, +0.61%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,441
S&P, 4,095.50
Nasdaq, 13,734.75
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 Dow, +297.03pts, +0.89%

DJIA, 33,800.60
S&P, 4,128.80
Nasdaq, 13,900.19
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index closed at record highs Friday, while the Nasdaq Composite exited correction territory, as stocks shrugged off inflation fears despite data showing U.S. producer prices rose more than forecast.
KLCI closed higher at 1,602.40, on gains in rubber glove counters and amid expectations of improved corporate earnings. Trading volume 7.596 billion shares, trade value stood at RM4.892 billion. KLCI, +1.81pts, +0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,331
S&P, 4,081.25
Nasdaq, 13,698.50
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 Dow, +57.31pts, +0.17%

DJIA, 33,503.57
S&P, 4,097.17
Nasdaq, 13,829.31
Earlier a weekly report on those seeking unemployment benefits in the U.S. showed an unexpected rise, perhaps reinforcing the Fed’s concern about the labor market’s recovery from COVID and the need to keep monetary policy easy.
KLCI closed higher at 1,600.59 snapped its two-day losing streak on fresh buying interest today, closing at the day’s high on the back of a massive push in the final hour of trade. Trading volume 6.303 billion shares, trade value stood at RM3.618 billion. KLCI, +21.68pts, +1.37%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,338
S&P, 4,067.00
Nasdaq, 13,583.25
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 Dow, +16.02pts, +0.05%

DJIA, 33,446.26
S&P, 4,079.95
Nasdaq, 13,688.84
U.S. stocks closed nearly unchanged Wednesday in lackluster action, after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s March policy meeting showed that central bank staffers were in no hurry to tighten monetary support amid the coronavirus pandemic.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,578.91, extended its losses for the second day running, in line with the lower close in some Asian markets despite the overnight rally on Wall Street. Traded 6.273 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.227 billion. KLCI, -5.33pts, -0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,408
S&P, 4,063.75
Nasdaq, 13,565.75
Tue, 6 Apr, 2021 Dow, -96.95pts, -0.29%

DJIA, 33,430.24
S&P, 4,073.94
Nasdaq, 13,698.38
Major U.S. stock benchmarks closed with modest losses Tuesday, after the S&P 500 hit a record intraday high as investors focused on the prospect of further fiscal support and increased corporate taxes.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,584.24, failing to sustain the upward momentum seen in the first hour of trading, due mainly to selling pressure in rubber glove heavyweights. Traded 7.840 billion shares, with a total value of RM2.801 billion. KLCI, -1.11pts, -0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,237
S&P, 4,028.75
Nasdaq, 13,356.00
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 Dow, +373.98pts, +1.13%

DJIA, 33,527.19
S&P, 4,077.91
Nasdaq, 13,705.59
Stock-market benchmarks swept to fresh highs on Monday on another round of good economic news from the services sector, adding to the array of indicators showing improving activity, including a stellar March jobs report from last Friday.
Sun, 4 Apr, 2021
Sat, 3 Apr, 2021
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,585.35, on bargain hunting, tracking gains seen on regional bourses. 6.617 billion shares worth RM2.922 billion traded. KLCI, +2.71pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,066
S&P, 4,019.50
Nasdaq, 13,361.25
Fri, 2 Apr, 2021 Good Friday
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,582.64 tracking gains in China and Hong Kong and supported by bargain hunting activities after yesterday’s sell-off. 7.920 billion shares worth RM3.713 billion traded. KLCI, +9.13pts, +0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,963
S&P, 3,981.00
Nasdaq, 13,207.25
Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 Dow, +171.66pts, +0.52%

DJIA, 33,153.21
S&P, 4,019.87
Nasdaq, 13,480.11
U.S. stocks closed higher, with S&P close above 4,000. for the first time as investors were buoyed by data showing the U.S. manufacturing sector expanding at its fastest pace in 38 years ahead of Friday’s U.S. employment report.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,573.51, took cue from the US government bond yield surge and a strengthening US dollar, before US President Joe Biden's announcement on a multi-trillion-dollar plan to rebuild America's infrastructure. Traded 8.358 billion shares, with a total value of RM4.224 billion. KLCI, -35.68pts, -2.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,879
S&P, 3,944.25
Nasdaq, 12,892.00
Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 Dow, -85.41pts, -0.26%

DJIA, 32,981.55
S&P, 3,972.89
Nasdaq, 13,246.87
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited a speech from President Joe Biden outlining a multitrillion dollar infrastructure spending plan that’s expected to include higher taxes on corporations.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,609.19, as investors weighed global news including the US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) begin seizing disposable gloves produced by Top Glove Corp Bhd, besides updates on Archegos Capital's equity derivative default, which hit international banking stocks overnight. Traded 5.781 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.590 billion. KLCI, -2.09pts, -0.13%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,108
S&P, 3,958.50
Nasdaq, 12,875.00
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 Dow, -104.41pts, -0.31%

DJIA, 33,066.96
S&P, 3,958.55
Nasdaq, 13,045.39
U.S. stocks finished slightly lower Thursday as investors contended with higher bond yields and the threat of inflation given expectations for the the economy to recover quickly later this year.
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,611.28. After remaining range bound in cautious trading, the FBM KLCI recovered to close at the day's high following the announcement of Malaysia's higher trade surplus in February. 6.707billion shares worth RM3.576 billion traded. KLCI, +9.86pts, +0.62%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,790
S&P, 3,941.25
Nasdaq, 12,882.5
Mon, 29 Mar, 2021 Dow, +98.49pts, +0.30%

DJIA, 33,171.37
S&P, 3,971.09
Nasdaq, 13,059.65
Stocks closed mostly lower on Monday amid concerns about potential spillover after a large investment fund was forced to sell massive holdings in stocks, causing prices to tumble. Former Tiger Asia manager Bill Hwang’s Archegos Capital Management had unwound big bets late last week after facing margin calls.
Sun, 28 Mar, 2021
Sat, 27 Mar, 2021
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,601.42, late buying before the closing bell lifted the FBM KLCI by 0.23% today amid positive regional sentiment. 5.959 billion shares worth RM3.238 billion traded. KLCI, +3.69pts, +0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,378
S&P, 3,912.25
Nasdaq, 13,113.25
Fri, 26 Mar, 2021 Dow, +453.40pts, +1.39%

DJIA, 33,072.88
S&P, 3,974.54
Nasdaq, 13,138.72
U.S. stock benchmarks closed sharply higher Friday. Markets seemed to shake off rising bond yields and concerns about the global economic recovery keep investors on edge. As Biden Stimulus will likely lead to a big spending jump, economists believe.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,597.73. According to analysts, investors had also weighed a confluence of factors including rumours of political uncertainty in Malaysia, besides the pullback in technology stocks and plantation stocks and also crude oil prices. Traded 6.010 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.037 billion. KLCI, -4.67pts, -0.29%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,432
S&P, 3,894.00
Nasdaq, 12,842.75
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 Dow, +199.42pts, +0.62%

DJIA, 32,619.48
S&P, 3,909.52
Nasdaq, 12,977.68
U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday, after a frenetic session of trading that saw the benchmark indexes dig out of deep hole earlier in the day as investors weighed improving economic data with the country emerging from the COVID pandemic.
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,602.40, snapped its three-day losing streak as investors jumped in to scoop up battered stocks and sent the benchmark index solidly above the key 1,600 level. 6.953 billion shares worth RM3.559 billion traded. KLCI, +7.11pts, +0.45%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,378
S&P, 3,912.25
Nasdaq, 13,113.25
Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 Dow, -3.09pts, -0.01%

DJIA, 32,420.06
S&P, 3,889.14
Nasdaq, 12,961.89
U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, even as investors focused on rebounding oil prices, some slippage in benchmark Treasury yields, and a brighter outlook for the economy.
KLCI finished lower at 1,595.29, trading downwards today, as the market reflected the rest of the broader region which was in negative territory on dampened risk appetite. 7.051 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.045 billion. KLCI, -21.44pts, -1.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,517
S&P, 3,918.00
Nasdaq, 13,039.75
Tue, 23 Mar, 2021 Dow, -308.05pts, -0.94%

DJIA, 32,423.15
S&P, 3,910.52
Nasdaq, 13,227.70
U.S. stocks ended lower Tuesday, with beneficiaries of the recent rotation into cyclically sensitive stocks feeling the brunt of the selloff as concerns rose around rising COVID-19 cases in Europe that have prompted extended business lockdowns.
FBM KLCI closed at its intraday low of 1,616.73 today, as investors turned cautious amid muted trading in regional markets. Traded 7.565 billion shares, with a total value of RM3.992 billion. KLCI, -9.46pts, -0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,441
S&P, 3,897.00
Nasdaq, 12,901.25
Mon, 22 Mar, 2021 Dow, +103.23pts, +0.32%

DJIA, 32,731.20
S&P, 3,940.59
Nasdaq, 13,377.54
U.S. stock benchmarks closed higher Monday, following losses for all three major indexes last week, as investors weighed brightening economic prospects against worries that interest rates will climb faster than anticipated.
Sun, 21 Mar, 2021
Sat, 20 Mar, 2021
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,626.19 today in line with the weak regional performance following the overnight loss on Wall Street. Traded 9.041 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.794 billion. KLCI, -1.80pts, -0.11%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,953
S&P, 3,932.75
Nasdaq, 12,896.00
Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 Dow, -234.33pts, -0.71%

DJIA, 32,627.97
S&P, 3,913.10
Nasdaq, 13,215.24
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Friday and booked losses for the week, with bank shares under pressure after the Federal Reserve said it would not extend temporary relief from capital-requirement rules for banks, and the Department of Justice was said to be investigating Dow component Visa Inc. but technology shares recovered some ground.
The FBM KLCI closed slightly higher today at 1,627.99, in line with regional advances after the US Federal Reserve (Fed) decided to maintain its interest rates. 9.161 billion shares worth RM4.893 billion traded. KLCI, +3.02pts, +0.19%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 33,013
S&P, 3,953.25
Nasdaq, 13,033.75
Thu, 18 Mar, 2021 Dow, -153.07pts, -0.46%

DJIA, 32,862.30
S&P, 3,915.46
Nasdaq, 13,116.17
Stocks finished sharply lower Thursday as another jump in U.S. Treasury yields and energy sector stocks also slumped as crude oil futures fell 7%, as some European countries battle a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and a slow vaccine rollout, implying less travel and lower energy demand this summer.
The FBM KLCI erased losses to close marginally higher at 1,624.97, on last-minute buying interest ahead of the government’s announcement of a new stimulus package. 12.668 billion shares worth RM4.771billion traded. KLCI, +1.01pts, +0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,840
S&P, 3,960.75
Nasdaq, 13,133.25
Wed, 17 Mar, 2021 Dow, +189.42pts, +0.58%

DJIA, 33,015.37
S&P, 3,974.12
Nasdaq, 13,525.20
U.S. stocks pushed higher Wednesday, reversing earlier losses, after Federal Reserve policy makers left the central bank’s easy money stance in place, saying they expect no policy interest rate hikes through 2023, even if inflation overshoots 2%.
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,623.96, after Asian equity indices closed higher and as investors weighed speculation on Malaysia’s political uncertainty due to opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s surprise press conference, which was scheduled at 4:30pm today. 11.877 billion shares worth RM5.564 billion traded. KLCI, +3.04pts, +0.19%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,909
S&P, 3,965.75
Nasdaq, 13,108.00
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 Dow, -127.51pts, -0.39%

DJIA, 32,825.95
S&P, 3,962.71
Nasdaq, 13,471.57
U.S. stock indexes slipped Tuesday, after posting records on Monday. The Fed’s two-day meeting began Tuesday and when it concludes Wednesday, investors expect no changes in policy but will be eager to see updated projections on the economic outlook and the path for interest rates
The FBM KLCI closed higher today at 1,620.92, amid bargain hunting after two straight days of decline seen last week. 10.29 billion shares worth RM5.27 billion traded. KLCI, +5.23pts, +0.32%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,887
S&P, 3,951.50
Nasdaq, 12,961.25
Mon, 15 Mar, 2021 Dow, +174.82pts, +0.53%

DJIA, 32,953.46
S&P, 3,968.94
Nasdaq, 13,459.71
Stocks closed modestly higher Monday, after recording solid gains last week as President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package into law and investors shook off a sixth straight week of rising Treasury yields.
Sun, 14 Mar, 2021
Sat, 13 Mar, 2021
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,615.69 due to profit taking ahead of the weekend amid mixed performances regionally. Traded 9.641 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.514 billion. KLCI, -13.72pts, -0.84%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,419
S&P, 3,914.75
Nasdaq, 12,840.00
Fri, 12 Mar, 2021 Dow, +293.05pts, +0.90%

DJIA, 32,778.64
S&P, 3,943.34
Nasdaq, 13,319.86
The Dow and S&P 500 index finished at another record on Friday, with all three major equity benchmarks booking weekly gains, as investors gravitated toward shares of companies set to benefit from a stronger economic recovery this year.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,629.41, on profit-taking, after rising over the last four trading days. Traded 9.530 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.438 billion. KLCI, -10.42pts, -0.64%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 32,385
S&P, 3,924.75
Nasdaq, 12,966.25
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 Dow, +188.57pts, +0.58%

DJIA, 32,485.59
S&P, 3,939.34
Nasdaq, 13,398.68
Major U.S. stock-market benchmarks booked records on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields steadied and as President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion financial aid package to boost the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
KLCI closed higher at 1,639.83 extended gains today, continuing an upward trend seen since last Friday. Trading volume 11.007 billion shares, trade value stood at RM7.197 billion. KLCI, +15.05pts, +0.93%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,880
S&P, 3,876.75
Nasdaq, 12,764.25
Wed, 10 Mar, 2021 Dow, +464.28pts, +1.46%

DJIA, 32,297.02
S&P, 3,898.81
Nasdaq, 13,068.83
The Dow closed above 32,000 for the first time Wednesday, but technology stocks lagged, as investors bet on further gains for parts of the economy that could be bolstered by another massive injection of cash from Congress that’s due to be signed into law on Friday by President Joe Biden.
KLCI closed one-month high of 1,624.78 today, lifted by gains seen among DiGi.Com Bhd, Axiata Group Bhd and Top Glove Corp Bhd. Trading volume 8.124 billion shares, trade value stood at RM5.908 billion. KLCI, +12.97pts, +0.80%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,948
S&P, 3,852.5
Nasdaq, 12,495.50
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 Dow, +30.30pts, +0.10%

DJIA, 31,832.74
S&P, 3,875.44
Nasdaq, 13,073.82
U.S. stock-market benchmarks rallied Tuesday as falling bond yields helped to send the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite up sharply a day after it tumbled into correction territory.
KLCI closed higher at 1,611.81, driven by gains seen in Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem), Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) and Axiata Group Bhd. Trading volume 9.802 billion shares, trade value stood at RM6.278 billion. KLCI, +11.69pts, +0.73%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,387
S&P, 3,808.50
Nasdaq, 12,419.25
Mon, 8 Mar, 2021 Dow, +306.14pts, +0.97%

DJIA, 31,802.44
S&P, 3,821.35
Nasdaq, 12,609.16
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher, underlining a stock-market rotation being driven by a continued rise U.S. Treasury yields. The volatile session followed the Senate’s passage over the weekend of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
Sun, 7 Mar, 2021
Sat, 6 Mar, 2021
KLCI closed higher at 1,600.12, tracking the regional trend to close higher, boosted by the positive performance of banking stocks and a rebound in glove counters. Trading volume 7.986 billion shares, trade value stood at RM5.152 billion. KLCI, +18.86pts, +1.19%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,792
S&P, 3,755.25
Nasdaq, 12,420.50
Fri, 5 Mar, 2021 Dow, +572.16pts, +1.85%

DJIA, 31,496.30
S&P, 3,841.94
Nasdaq, 12,920.15
U.S. stock benchmarks rebounded sharply Friday afternoon in whipsaw trade, as the rise in bond yields steadied, after a stronger-than-expected monthly jobs update from the Labor Department that offered evidence of an economy recovering from the effects of COVID-19.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,581.26, tracking the negative performance of Asian equities after an overnight surge in bond yields again dragged shares on Wall Street. Traded 9.631 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.372 billion. KLCI, -7.19pts, -0.45%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,207
S&P, 3,809.25
Nasdaq, 12,665.75
Thu, 4 Mar, 2021 Dow, -345.95pts, -1.11%

DJIA, 30,924.14
S&P, 3,768.47
Nasdaq, 12,723.47
Stock benchmarks on Thursday fell for a third day, led by technology stocks, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he was monitoring the recent rise in bond yields but added that the rise in inflation expected this year was unlikely to last and current monetary policy remained appropriate.
KLCI closed higher at 1,588.45, mirrored regional peers’ performance, as bargain hunters made a comeback for rubber glove-linked stocks. Trading volume 10.780 billion shares, trade value stood at RM6.180 billion. KLCI, +18.58pts, +1.18%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,540
S&P, 3,891.00
Nasdaq, 13,163.75
Wed, 3 Mar, 2021 Dow, -121.43pts, -0.39%

DJIA, 31,391.52
S&P, 3,819.72
Nasdaq, 12,997.75
U.S. stock benchmarks closed lower Wednesday, after benchmark bond yields marched higher and a batch of fresh economic data suggested a more tepid rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
KLCI closed higher at 1,569.87, as positive sentiment generated from Wall Street’s overnight surge has also spilt over to the local market. Trading volume 12.89 billion shares, trade value stood at RM6.42 billion. KLCI, +2.73pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,482
S&P, 3,884.75
Nasdaq, 13,218.75
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 Dow, -143.99pts, -0.46%

DJIA, 31,391.52
S&P, 3,870.29
Nasdaq, 13,358.79
U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, led by technology stocks, a day after major indexes booked their best daily gains in more than three months and global bond yields halted their unsettling rise.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,567.14. with declines in rubber glove counters pushing the benchmark index downwards. Traded 10.689 billion shares, with a total value of RM6.093 billion. KLCI, -10.61pts, -0.67%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,231
S&P, 3,853.25
Nasdaq, 13,114.25
Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 Dow, +603.14pts, +1.95%

DJIA, 31,535.51
S&P, 3,901.82
Nasdaq, 13,588.83
U.S. stock-market benchmarks surged Monday, as a gauge of manufacturing activity showed the economy was picking up steam at the start of the year.
Sun, 28 Feb, 2021
Sat, 27 Feb, 2021
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,577.75. as broader market sentiment was weighed down by the tech sell-off on Wall Street, and weaker regional performance. Traded 9.816 billion shares, with a total value of RM7.004 billion. KLCI, -3.79pts, -0.24%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,413
S&P, 3,845.00
Nasdaq, 12,903.50
Fri, 26 Feb, 2021 Dow, -469.64pts, -1.50%

DJIA, 30,923.37
S&P, 3,811.15
Nasdaq, 13,192.35
Dow Jones Industrial Average skidded to a close below the 31,000 milestone Friday, while the Nasdaq Composite eked out a slight gain, capping a volatile week on Wall Street triggered by a spike in Treasury yields.
KLCI close higher at 1581.54, as optimism on corporate earnings boosted investor sentiment. 10.442 billion securities were traded at a value of RM6.579billion. KLCI, +23.99pts, +1.54%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,954
S&P, 3,919.75
Nasdaq, 13,240.75
Thu, 25 Feb, 2021 Dow, -559.85pts, -1.75%

DJIA, 31,402.01
S&P, 3,829.34
Nasdaq, 13,119.43
Stock-market benchmarks finished sharply lower on Thursday, after a surge in bond yields inspired a bout of fierce selling in equities amid concerns over tighter borrowing conditions down the road.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,557.55, selldown on the three glove counters pulled down the benchmark index. Traded 12.709 billion shares, with a total value of RM7.018 billion. KLCI, -7.50pts, -0.48%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,472
S&P, 3,869.00
Nasdaq, 13,149.00
Wed, 24 Feb, 2021 Dow, +424.51pts, +1.35%

DJIA, 31,961.86
S&P, 3,925.43
Nasdaq, 13,597.97
DJIA on Wednesday closed at a record after Federal Reserve officials helped calm frayed market nerves after a run-up in bond yields briefly unsettled the bullish investing mood that’s prevailed for weeks on Wall Street.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,565.05. following declines in its glove maker constituents, in contrast with other regional bourses trending higher in anticipation of insights from the US Federal Reserve. Traded 11.485 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.541 billion. KLCI, -5.41pts, -0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,517
S&P, 3,838.75
Nasdaq, 13,224.25
Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 Dow, +15.66pts, +0.05%

DJIA, 31,537.35
S&P, 3,881.37
Nasdaq, 13,465.20
Stock-market benchmarks ended mostly lower Monday, while the Dow Jones Industrials benchmark eked out modest gains, amid worries that rising bond yields could render equities too expensive.
FBM KLCI closed lower at 1,570.46, dragged by glove counters and in line with a regional decline that was induced by a sudden increase in the US 10-year Treasury yields. Traded 13.3 billion shares, with a total value of RM5.7 billion. KLCI, -14.47pts, -0.91%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,211
S&P, 3,871.25
Nasdaq, 13,391.25
Mon, 22 Feb, 2021 Dow, +27.37pts, +0.09%

DJIA, 31,521.69
S&P, 3,876.50
Nasdaq, 13,533.05
Stock-market benchmarks ended mostly lower Monday, while the Dow Jones Industrials benchmark eked out modest gains, amid worries that rising bond yields could render equities too expensive.
Sun, 21 Feb, 2021
Sat, 20 Feb, 2021
KLCI finished higher at 1,584.93, lifted by gains among component stocks including Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd and Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd, amid mixed performance in regional markets. 14.366 billion securities were traded at a value of RM6.361 billion. KLCI, +9.09pts, +0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,377
S&P, 3,904.50
Nasdaq, 13,623.50
Fri, 19 Feb, 2021 Dow, +0.98pts, +0.00%

DJIA, 31,494.32
S&P, 3,906.71
Nasdaq, 13,874.46
U.S. equity benchmarks ended mixed Friday, leaving the Dow with weekly gains but the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite with losses, as markets struggled to find new reasons to move higher amid weakness in the labor-market and the potential for higher borrowing costs.
KLCI finished lower at 1,575.84, market gave up early gains to close today, mirroring the fall in most regional bourses. 14.495 billion securities were traded at a value of RM6.739 billion. KLCI, -19.45pts, -1.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,532
S&P, 3,922.00
Nasdaq, 13,646.50
Thu, 18 Feb, 2021 Dow, -119.68pts, -0.38%

DJIA, 31,493.34
S&P, 3,913.97
Nasdaq, 13,865.36
U.S. stock indexes closed down but off the session’s lows on Thursday, as investors digested economic data showing little improvement in the labor market and weighed a rise in bond yields on worries over potential inflation amid elevated commodity and energy prices.
KLCI finished lower at 1,595.29, was in line with those seen among other regional indices and also due to extension of MCO for Selangor, KL, Penang and Johor. 10.143 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.228 billion. KLCI, -10.85pts, -0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,452
S&P, 3,927.75
Nasdaq, 13,767.25
Wed, 17 Feb, 2021 Dow, +90.27pts, +0.29%

DJIA, 31,613.02
S&P, 3,931.33
Nasdaq, 13,965.49
DJIA booked its third straight record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s January meeting showed a series of economic reports a healthy economy, along with some signs of rising inflation.
KLCI finished lower at 1,606.14. Glove counters declined as investors reacted to news that Malaysia will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday for rollout from Feb 26. Trading volume was 12.6 billion shares worth RM5.79 billion. KLCI, -1.93pts, -0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,594
S&P, 3,948.75
Nasdaq, 13,859.75
Tue, 16 Feb, 2021 Dow, +64.35pts, +0.20%

DJIA, 31,522.75
S&P, 3,932.59
Nasdaq, 14,047.50
The Dow industrials eked out a record gain, as progress toward President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and data showing falling COVID-19 cases, failed to help stocks definitively overcome unease centered on a steady rise in government bond yields.
KLCI close higher at 1,608.07 as Asian shares advanced to record highs today, as successful Covid-19 vaccine rollouts globally raised hopes of a rapid economic recovery amid new fiscal aid in the US, while oil prices rose on heightened tensions in the Middle East. 10.022 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.687 billion. KLCI, +8.65pts, +0.54%
As of 12.20pm
DJIA, 31,554
S&P, 3,905.00
Nasdaq, 13,946.50
Mon, 15 Feb, 2021 U.S. Presidential Day
Sun, 14 Feb, 2021
Sat, 13 Feb, 2021
Chinese New Year Fri, 12 Feb, 2021 Dow, +27.70pts, +0.09%

DJIA, 31,458.40
S&P, 3,934.83
Nasdaq, 14,095.47
All three major U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs Friday, as investors eyed the prospect of more financial aid from Washington to boost the economic recovery, while coronavirus cases are falling and vaccine distribution ramps up.
KLCI pared some of its gains at 1599.42, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, as sentiment turned tepid on a sharper than expected contraction of the economy. Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 3.4% in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20). 3.21 billion shares traded, with a turnover of RM2.05 billion. KLCI, +2.57pts, +0.16%
As of 12.20pm
DJIA, 31,355
S&P, 3,905.00
Nasdaq, 13,650.25
Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 Dow, -7.10pts, -0.02%

DJIA, 31,430.70
S&P, 3,916.38
Nasdaq, 14,025.77
DJIA mostly closed slightly lower Thursday, as investors saw a stubbornly high level of jobless benefit claims in the latest week, underlining the ongoing challenges to the U.S. economic recovery.
KLCI close at its intraday high of 1,596.85 today after an afternoon spike as world equity indices rose with crude oil prices amid optimism about a global economic recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. 4.839 billion securities were traded at a value of RM3.615 billion. KLCI, +10.72pts, +0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,352
S&P, 3,918.75
Nasdaq, 13,753.25
Wed, 10 Feb, 2021 Dow, +61.97pts, +0.20%
DJIA, 31,437.80
S&P, 3,909.88
Nasdaq, 13,972.53
U.S. stocks closed mixed, though the Dow eked out a new all-time high, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he remained focused on getting Americans back to work and downplayed the risk of runaway inflation. A report on U.S. inflation also showed investors have little to worry about, for now, giving a brief boost to stocks in early trade.
KLCI close higher at 1586.13, in line with most regional benchmark indices, following the overnight rally on Wall Street that took the US market to a new record high. 7.181 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.707 billion. KLCI, +12.80pts, +0.81%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,227
S&P, 3,909.00
Nasdaq, 13,673.25
Tue, 9 Feb, 2021 Dow, -9.93pts, -0.03%
DJIA, 31,375.83
S&P, 3,911.23
Nasdaq, 14,007.70
U.S. stocks ended mostly lower on Tuesday, as momentum for a record-setting market rally slowed. Investors were focused on the potential for another round of government spending to boost the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
KLCI close lower at 1573.33. afternoon selling in an apparent response to Malaysia’s latest industrial output index (IPI) data, which saw the full-year 2020 reading declining 4.2% from a year earlier to register the first drop since 2009. 7.040 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.503 billion. KLCI, -5.30pts, -0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,114
S&P, 3,888.25
Nasdaq, 13,638.25
Mon, 8 Feb, 2021 Dow, +237.52pts, +0.76%
DJIA, 31,385.76
S&P, 3,915.59
Nasdaq, 13,987.64
Stock benchmarks finished at new records Monday, as investors piled into energy stocks and penciled in another potential round of aid spending out of Washington.
Sun, 7 Feb, 2021
Sat, 6 Feb, 2021
KLCI close lower at 1578.63, partly due to a slump in share prices of plantation firms and glove manufacturers.6.091 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.158 billion. KLCI, -6.27pts, -0.40%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,010
S&P, 3,873.50
Nasdaq, 13,588.00
Fri, 5 Feb, 2021 Dow, +92.38pts, +0.30%
DJIA, 31,148.24
S&P, 3,886.83
Nasdaq, 13,856.83
U.S. stock indexes notched their best weekly gain since the November elections Friday, even though the latest update on employment showed a disappointing jobs gain in January, suggesting that recovery in the labor market is stalling.
KLCI close higher at 1584.90, after erasing losses in the final trading hour on bargain hunting and as investors weighed Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s special televised message on the Malaysian government’s measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. 8.042 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.177 billion. KLCI, +1.91pts, +0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,664
S&P, 3,831.00
Nasdaq, 13,449.00
Thu, 4 Feb, 2021 Dow, +332.26pts, +1.08%
DJIA, 31,055.86
S&P, 3,871.74
Nasdaq, 13,777.74
Major U.S. stock-market benchmarks climbed Thursday, lifting the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq Composite to new records as better unemployment data, falling coronavirus cases and deaths, some upbeat corporate earnings and the prospect of more fiscal stimulus augured well for further economic recovery this year.
KLCI close higher at 1582.99, mirroring the uptrend in regional bourses, on positive sentiment emanating from the overnight surge on Wall Street. 6.098 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.933 billion. KLCI, +2.50pts, +2.50%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,637
S&P, 3,834.50
Nasdaq, 13,549.25
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 Dow, +36.12pts, +0.12%
DJIA, 30,723.60
S&P, 3,830.17
Nasdaq, 13,610.54
The Dow, S&P 500 index posted modest gains Wednesday, with energy and financial shares up after U.S. oil futures closed at a 12-month high of $55.69 a barrel, two tech giants Amazon and Google reported robust quarterly earnings, and as a steeper bond yield curve benefited banks.
KLCI close higher at 1580.49, lifted by oil and gas (O&G) as well as glove heavyweights. 6.627 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.120 billion. KLCI, +14.09pts, +0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,307
S&P, 3,790.00
Nasdaq, 13,328.75
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 Dow, +475.57pts, +1.57%
DJIA, 30,687.48
S&P, 3,826.31
Nasdaq, 13,612.78
U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Tuesday, moving towards new records with investors encouraged by news on the pace of vaccinations in the U.S., the prospect of more fiscal aid from Congress, and a decline in the frenzy of retail trading in heavily shorted stocks.
Federal Territory Day Mon, 1 Feb, 2021 Dow, +229.29pts, +0.8%
DJIA, 30,211.91
S&P, 3,773.86
Nasdaq, 13,403.39
U.S. stocks ended higher Monday, bouncing after the worst weekly loss since October after worries about frenzied trading in GameStop Corp. and a handful of other heavily shorted stocks sparked a ripple of selling on Wall Street.
Sun, 31 Jan, 2021
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021
KLCI close lower at 1566.40, the negative regional trend and the possibility of the current lockdown being extended contributed to the index’s decline. 6.534 billion securities were traded at a value of RM6.372 billion. KLCI, -14.22pts, -0.90%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,242
S&P, 3,741.75
Nasdaq, 13,001.75
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 Dow, -620.74pts, -2.03%
DJIA, 29,982.62
S&P, 3,714.24
Nasdaq, 13,070.69
Stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow and S&P 500 index booking the worst month of losses since October, as volatile trade in a batch of small, heavily shorted companies raised broader concerns about a bubble in a market already worried that the slowness of the coronavirus vaccine rollout is delaying a return to economic normality.
Thaipusam Thu, 28 Jan, 2021 Dow, +300.19pts, +0.99%
DJIA, 30,603.36
S&P, 3,787.38
Nasdaq, 13,337.16
U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday, partially recovering from the worst one day sell off since October on Wednesday, as investors focused on earnings reports from big technology companies and positive economic data.
KLCI close higher 1580.62, investors were still assessing the impact of the recent Movement Control Order on the economy and corporates. Buying interest was weak ahead of the holidays (Thaipusam on Jan 28 and Federal Territory Day on Feb 1). 5.641 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.984 billion. KLCI, +5.31pts, +0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,764
S&P, 3,838.00
Nasdaq, 13,542.00
Wed, 27 Jan, 2021 Dow, -633.87pts, -2.05%
DJIA, 30,303.17
S&P, 3,750.77
Nasdaq, 13,270.60
Stocks closed sharply lower Wednesday, leaving the Dow and S&P 500 index negative for 2021, on mixed earnings reports and after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell underscored the long road to economic recovery ahead, following the central bank’s first policy meeting of 2021.
KLCI close lower at 1575.31, KLCI erased earlier gains and ended the day on a flat note, as investors remained cautious amid the rising Covid-19 cases. 5.930 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.735 billion. KLCI, -1.31pts, -0.08%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,833
S&P, 3,840.25
Nasdaq, 13,441.0
Tue, 26 Jan, 2021 Dow, -22.96pts, -0.07%
DJIA, 30,937.04
S&P, 3,849.62
Nasdaq, 13,626.06
Stocks finished slightly lower Tuesday as investors dug through a slew of high-profile corporate earnings reports a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite scored another round of all-time highs.
KLCI close lower at 1576.62, as market sentiment was dampened by fears that the rising number of Covid-19 cases could lead to a more stringent lockdown. 7.484 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.165 billion. KLCI, -20.12pts, -1.26%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,975
S&P, 3,847.00
Nasdaq, 13,474.50
Mon, 25 Jan, 2021 Dow, -36.98pts, -0.12%
DJIA, 30,960.00
S&P, 3,855.36
Nasdaq, 13,635.99
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite clinched closing records Monday, but the Dow lagged behind its peers, in volatile trading as investors focused on a raft of corporate earnings set to be released this week amid rising cases of Covid-19 and tightened lockdowns to attempt to limit the spread of the pathogen.
Sun, 24 Jan, 2021
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021
FBM KLCI snapped its six-day losing streak today after closing up at 1,596.74, as investors weighed the economic impact from the reenforcement of Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO) across all States and Federal Territories except Sarawak to control the Covid-19 outbreak. 6.634 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.810 billion. KLCI, +1.94pts, +0.12%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,875
S&P, 3,824.25
Nasdaq, 13,339.00
Fri, 22 Jan, 2021 Dow, -179.03pts, -0.57%
DJIA, 30,996.98
S&P, 3,841.47
Nasdaq, 13,543.06
U.S. stock indexes ended Friday’s session mostly lower after posting fresh record highs earlier in the week, as reports showed that lockdown measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic are taking an economic toll in Europe, and as President Joe Biden’s proposed new round of fiscal stimulus ran into opposition in the Senate.
KLCI close lower at 1594.80, to close near its intraday low as the movement control order (MCO) expansion affected market sentiment. 6.717 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.285 billion. KLCI, -6.74pts, -0.42%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,120
S&P, 3,852.25
Nasdaq, 13,349.50
Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 Dow, -12.37pts, -0.04%
DJIA, 31,176.01
S&P, 3,853.07
Nasdaq, 13,530.91
U.S. stocks ended mixed Thursday, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq still managed to eke out new records as investors pondered President Biden’s prospects for combating the COVID-19 pandemic and boosting economic recovery with his legislative agenda.
KLCI gave up its earlier gains and closed at its intraday low of 1,601.54, as investors took profit after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) maintained its overnight policy rate (OPR) at 1.75%. 5.859 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.382 billion. KLCI, -0.34pts, -0.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,871
S&P, 3,802.25
Nasdaq, 13,077.25
Wed, 20 Jan, 2021 Dow, +257.86pts, +0.83%
DJIA, 31,188.38
S&P, 3,851.85
Nasdaq, 13,457.25
All three major benchmark U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs Wednesday after Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th U.S. president. Earlier in the session, a parade of encouraging corporate earnings reports also helped stoke optimism about the path to economic recovery.
KLCI close lower at 1601.88, as investors remained cautious ahead of Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) decision on the overnight policy rate tomorrow and government’s RM15 billion Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (Permai) stimulus package was met with lukewarm response from investors. 6.806 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.829billion. KLCI, -7.64pts, -0.47%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,883
S&P, 3,786.75
Nasdaq, 12,917.50
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 Dow, +116.26pts, +0.38%
DJIA, 30,930.52
S&P, 3,798.91
Nasdaq, 13,197.18
U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, with technology stocks leading gains, as Janet Yellen in her Senate confirmation hearing called for more fiscal aid for the pandemic-battered economy. Investors also prepared for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday and watched a stream of fourth-quarter earnings.
KLCI close lower at 1609.52, as investors took profit on banking stocks ahead of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)’s overnight policy rate (OPR) meeting on Wednesday. 7.168 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.306billion. KLCI, -17.49pts, -1.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,695
S&P, 3,753.75
Nasdaq, 12,783.00
Mon, 18 Jan, 2021 Martin King Luther Jr. Day.
Sun, 17 Jan, 2021
Sat, 16 Jan, 2021
KLCI close lower at 1627.01, dragged mainly by profit taking on banking counters as talks about cutting OPR and also worries on the [recent] increase in Covid-19 cases might delay the economic recovery. 5.850 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.062billion. KLCI, -8.70pts, -0.53%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,781
S&P, 3,778.00
Nasdaq, 12,890.00
Fri, 15 Jan, 2021 Dow, -177.26pts, -0.57%
DJIA, 30,814.26
S&P, 3,768.25
Nasdaq, 12,998.50
U.S. stock benchmarks closed the week on a down note Friday, with the three major indexes registering their largest one week drop since October 30, after President-elect Joe Biden announced a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan late Thursday and investors assessed results from a trio of big banks. Market closed Monday Jan. 18 for the Martin Luther King
KLCI close lower at 1635.71, as investors weighed the economic impact of the nation’s reenforced Covid-19-driven Movement Control Order (MCO) across several states and federal territories. 6.490 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.868billion. KLCI, -0.98pts, -0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,062
S&P, 3,813.75
Nasdaq, 12,976.75
Thu, 14 Jan, 2021 Dow, -68.95pts, -0.22%
DJIA, 30,991.52
S&P, 3,795.54
Nasdaq, 13,112.64
U.S. stock benchmarks ended with modest losses on Thursday, turning negative in the final hour of trading, as investors focused on the prospects of further fiscal aid ahead of a speech by President-elect Joe Biden Thursday evening.
KLCI close higher at 1636.69, lifted by bargain hunting, as measures seen as containing the coronavirus pandemic as well as ensuring political stability were put in place in the form of the second round of the movement control order (MCO 2.0) as well as the proclamation of the state of emergency. 7.122 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.105billion. KLCI, +24.65pts, +1.53%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,985
S&P, 3,797
Nasdaq, 12,910.00
Wed, 13 Jan, 2021 Dow, -8.22pts, -0.03%
DJIA, 31,060.47
S&P, 3,809.84
Nasdaq, 13,128.95
U.S. stocks mostly booked modest gains Wednesday, amid a historic House vote on impeaching President Donald Trump, one week before he is set to leave office.However, equities remain supported by the prospect of more fiscal aid for the economy from the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and assurances by Federal Reserve officials of ongoing support for the central bank’s bond buying program.
KLCI close lower at 1612.04. erased most of its losses in a topsy-turvy day for the local market as the reinstatement of the movement control order (MCO) and the declaration of the state of emergency to curb the coronavirus pandemic rattled investor sentiment. 8.407 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.763 billion. KLCI, -5.21pts, -0.32%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,940
S&P, 3,797.25
Nasdaq, 12,930.5
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 Dow, +60.00pts, +0.19%
DJIA, 31,068.69
S&P, 3,8201.19
Nasdaq, 13,072.43
U.S. stocks finished slightly higher Tuesday as investors weighed a further rise in bond yields and worries over the resurgence of of the COVID-19 pandemic against prospects for more economic aid from the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and a 2021 economic recovery.
KLCI close lower at 1617.25 as concerns of another possible lockdown amid rising Covid-19 cases dampened investor sentiment. 6.625 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.560 billion. KLCI, -15.94pts, -0.98%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,781
S&P, 3,793.50
Nasdaq, 13,045.75
Mon, 11 Jan, 2021 Dow, -89.28pts, -0.29%
DJIA, 31,008.69
S&P, 3,799.61
Nasdaq, 13,036.43
Stock indexes booked modest losses Monday, backing off from Friday’s records, as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for the incoming Biden administration to oversee an economic recovery.
Sun, 10 Jan, 2021
Sat, 9 Jan, 2021
KLCI close higher at 1633.19 as glove stocks frenzy lifted the market amid growing fears of another lockdown, given the rising domestic coronavirus cases. 10.033 billion securities were traded at a value of RM7.164 billion KLCI, +30.24pts, +1.89%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 31,060
S&P, 3,809.00
Nasdaq, 12,977.25
Fri, 8 Jan, 2021 Dow, +56.84pts, +0.18%
DJIA, 31,097.97
S&P, 3,824.68
Nasdaq, 13,201.98
U.S. equity-indexes clinched a fresh round of records Friday, to close out a volatile first week of 2021, with President-elect Biden’s promise of more financial aid for Americans offsetting a report showing the first monthly job losses since April amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.
KLCI close higher at 1602.95 on bargain hunting, tracking gains seen on regional bourses. Earlier KLIC went to a low of 1,572.62 as domestic political uncertainties and record-high Covid-19 cases cast a shadow on the market. 6.510 billion securities were traded at a value of RM5.027 billion KLCI, +10.98pts, +0.69%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,872
S&P, 3,761.5
Nasdaq, 12,675.50
Thu, 7 Jan, 2021 Dow, +211.73pts, +0.69%
DJIA, 31,041.13
S&P, 3,803.79
Nasdaq, 13,067.48
U.S. benchmark stock indexes ended at new records Thursday after Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s election win, offering the prospect of more financial aid for consumers and businesses coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
KLCI closed below the 1,600 level today close at 1,591.97 , as Fitch Ratings had turned negative in its outlook for the banking sector, while political uncertainties in Malaysia also cast a shadow on the market. 7.73 billion securities were traded at a value of RM4.4 billion KLCI, -16.38pts, -1.02%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,252
S&P, 3,693.75
Nasdaq, 12,521.00
Wed, 6 Jan, 2021 Dow, +437.80pts, +1.44%
DJIA, 30,829.40
S&P, 3,748.14
Nasdaq, 12,740.79
The Dow closed in record territory, despite hundreds of President Trump’s supporters storming the U.S. Capitol, disrupting a joint session of Congress convened. Democratic Party has won both U.S. Senate seats in the Georgia runoff elections, according to the Associated Press, increasing the chances that President-elect Biden will be able to advance his agenda.
KLCI finished higher today at 1,608.35, tracking the gains seen among other regional indices, as index-linked glove makers advanced. 6.25 billion securities were traded for RM4 billion. KLCI, +5.78pts, +0.36%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,130
S&P, 3,695.75
Nasdaq, 12,693.00
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 Dow, +167.71pts, +0.55%
DJIA, 30,391.60
S&P, 3,726.86
Nasdaq, 12,818.96
U.S. stocks finished higher Tuesday as investors focused on a pair of runoff elections in Georgia, given the possibility of a more aggressive fiscal policy to combat the coronavirus pandemic should the Democrats win control of the Senate.
KLCI slumped to 1,602.57 on the first trading day of 2021 amid heavy sell down in glove counters, as resumption of regulated short selling on Bursa Malaysia with effect from today. Total share volume was 7.42 billion shares worth RM5.89 billion. KLCI, -26.64pts, -1.51%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,579
S&P, 3,761.25
Nasdaq, 12,932.00
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 Dow, -382.59pts, -1.25%
DJIA, 30,223.89
S&P, 3,700.65
Nasdaq, 12,698.45
The Dow and S&P 500 on Monday booked their sharpest daily drop in almost 10 weeks, with investors facing concerns around the potential for borrowing costs to rise, the spread of COVID-19 and the slow pace of the vaccine rollout.
Sun, 3 Jan, 2021
Sat, 2 Jan, 2021
New Year 2021 Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 New Year 2021
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KLCI closed down at 1,627.21 today as investors took profit on the last trading day of 2020 prior to the extended New Year weekend. 5.51 billion securities were traded for RM3.11 billion. KLCI, -17.20pts, -1.05%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,278
S&P, 3,720.00
Nasdaq, 12,845.00
Thu, 31 Dec, 2020 Dow, +196.92pts, +0.65%
DJIA, 30,606.48
S&P, 3,756.07
Nasdaq, 12,888.28
U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday, with two major indexes setting new records as investors rung out a tumultuous year that saw equities collapse into a bear market before rebounding to all-time highs.
KLCI closed up at 1,644.41 today after MSCI's gauge of Asia-Pacific shares climbed to a record high on world economic recovery bets in anticipation of continued global monetary and fiscal policy support. Fund managers’ portfolio window dressing is also seen contributing to Malaysian share gains. 7.82 billion securities were traded for RM3.65 billion. KLCI, +9.42pts, +0.58%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,343
S&P, 3,735.25
Nasdaq, 12,888.25
Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 Dow, +73.89pts, +0.24%
DJIA, 30,409.56
S&P, 3,732.04
Nasdaq, 12,870.00
Stocks finished with modest gains on Wednesday, as the blue-chip Dow managed to book another record close in the penultimate trading session of 2020. Low trading volumes in the last week of the year ahead of the New Year holiday on Friday are making it more difficult than usual to discern whether action is being driven by events or money flows, analysts said.
KLCI closed down at 1,634.99 today, partly due to rubber glove manufacturers’ share price drop although news on US President Donald Trump's approval of the nation's US$2.3 trillion stimulus package to counter the effects of the coronavirus pandemic supported world market gains. 9.17 billion securities were traded for RM4.22 billion. KLCI, -8.91pts, -0.54%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,479
S&P, 3,747.65
Nasdaq, 12,898.00
Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 Dow, -68.30pts, -0.22%
DJIA, 30,335.67
S&P, 3,727.04
Nasdaq, 12,850.22
U.S. stocks closed moderately lower Tuesday afternoon, giving up early gains that saw major benchmarks score another round of all-time intraday highs. Another fiscal stimulus package signed by President Trump on Sunday, along with vaccine rollouts, is sustaining hopes for an improving economy in 2021, but is offset by the winter wave of coronavirus cases, hospitalization and deaths.
KLCI today higher at 1,643.9 after the extended Christmas weekend, following the release of the country's better than expected November export figures. 8.71 billion shares, worth RM3.9 billion, traded. KLCI, +2.73pts, +0.17%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,240.0
S&P, 3,718.25
Nasdaq, 12,785.00
Mon, 28 Dec, 2020 Dow, +204.10pts, +0.68%
DJIA, 30,403.97
S&P, 3,735.36
Nasdaq, 12,899.42
Major U.S. equity indexes on Monday wrapped up trade at all-time highs as investors drew optimism from President Donald Trump ending a standoff over the weekend and signing a coronavirus aid bill that will soon send direct payments to Americans.
Sun, 27 Dec, 2020
Sat, 26 Dec, 2020
Christmas Fri, 25 Dec, 2020 Christmas
KLCI closes lower at 1641.17 today as investors opted to cash out after yesterday's gains. 6.677 billion securities were traded at a total value of RM2.83 billion. KLCI, -6.33pts, -0.38%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,092
S&P, 3,688.25
Nasdaq, 12,663.00
Thu, 24 Dec, 2020 Dow, +70.04pts, +0.23%
DJIA, 30,199.87
S&P, 3,703.06
Nasdaq, 12,804.73
U.S. stock gauges finished modestly higher Thursday, the final trading day of the Christmas week, as activity remained subdued due to the holiday. Markets remain fixated on the completion of the coronavirus aid package and government funding legislation
KLCI snapped a four-day losing streak on bargain hunting today in line with gains in regional markets and ended higher at 1,647.50, recovering yesterday losses. A total of 6.31 billion securities worth RM3.41 billion were traded KLCI, +15.58pts, +0.95%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,966
S&P, 3,684.75
Nasdaq, 12,725.25
Wed, 23 Dec, 2020 Dow, +114.32pts, +0.38%
DJIA, 30,129.83
S&P, 3,690.01
Nasdaq, 12,771.11
U.S. stock indexes closed with modest gains Wednesday, as investors monitored the coronavirus vaccine rollout and its chances of reviving the economy, as well as President Trump’s opposition to recent spending packages passed by Congress.
KLCI closes lower at 1,631.92 today on continued profit taking, as sentiment remained jittery on concern over the resurgence of Covid-19 cases. Total of 7.84 billion securities were traded at a total value of RM4.12 billion. KLCI, -15.97pts, -0.97%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,091
S&P, 3686.50
Nasdaq, 12,712.50
Tue, 22 Dec, 2020 Dow, -200.94pts, -0.67%
DJIA, 30,015.51
S&P, 3,687.26
Nasdaq, 12,807.92
U.S. stocks close mostly lower as investors remain concerned about an ongoing surge in coronavirus cases in many American states and in Europe, even though a vaccine rollout is underway and Congress passed another financial aid bill to help consumers and businesses.
KLCI today marked its third straight day of decline to 1,647.89, on the absence of fresh catalysts on the local bourse. 8.09 billion securities were traded for RM3.66 billion. KLCI, -4.60pts, -0.28%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,018
S&P, 3689.00
Nasdaq, 12,723.50
Mon, 21 Dec, 2020 Dow, +37.40pts, +0.12%
DJIA, 30,216.45
S&P, 3,694.92
Nasdaq, 12,742.52
U.S. stocks on Monday closed mostly lower, as investors monitored a possible fast-spreading mutation of the novel strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, as well as a deal struck by U.S. lawmakers over the weekend on pandemic relief.
Sun, 20 Dec, 2020
Sat, 19 Dec, 2020
KLCI slipped to 1652.49, tracking declines in regional peers, while news of the conditional movement control order being extended weighed on domestic investing sentiment. 8.06 billion units value at RM4.4 billion. KLCI, -21.86pts, -1.31%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,299
S&P, 3,724.5
Nasdaq, 12,754.75
Fri, 18 Dec, 2020 Dow, -124.32pts, -0.41%
DJIA, 30,179.05
S&P, 3,709.41
Nasdaq, 12,755.64
Benchmark U.S. stock indexes finished slightly lower as Washington lawmakers raced to extend a midnight deadline to avert a government shutdown and to pass another pandemic relief package. Friday also marked what is known as “quadruple witching day”.
KLCI ended lower to 1,674.35. The retreat today was largely on account of declines in Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and RHB Bank Bhd. A total of 9.24 billion securities were traded for RM4.33 billion. KLCI, -7.06pts, -0.42%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,296
S&P, 3,720.25
Nasdaq, 12,735.00
Thu, 17 Dec, 2020 Dow, +148.83pts, +0.49%
DJIA, 30,303.37
S&P, 3,722.48
Nasdaq, 12,106.56
All three major benchmark U.S. stock indexes finished at record highs on Thursday as lawmakers in Washington neared a deal to extend a new financial lifeline to businesses and individuals amid the coronavirus pandemic.
KLCI extended its gain to 1,681.41, tracking uptrends in regional bourses thanks to positive market sentiment emanating from the overnight surge on Wall Street and supported by ongoing window-dressing activities as well as Budget 2021 being approved by the Dewan Rakyat yesterday. A total of 11.22 billion securities were traded for RM5.18 billion KLCI, +7.39pts, +0.44%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,280
S&P, 3,704.5
Nasdaq, 12,639.75
Wed, 16 Dec, 2020 Dow, -44.77pts, -0.15%
DJIA, 30,154.54
S&P, 3,701.17
Nasdaq, 12,658.19
Stocks closed near record territory Wednesday after the Federal Reserve vowed to keep monetary policy accommodative through ultra low interest rates and asset purchases until the economy makes “substantial future” progress on its labor market and inflation goals.
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,674.02, after news reports indicated that Budget 2021 has passed its final vote at the Dewan Rakyat today. A total of 9.96 billion securities were traded for RM5.09 billion. KLCI, +11.28pts, +0.68%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,014
S&P, 3,665.0
Nasdaq, 12,497.25
Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 Dow, +337.76pts, +1.13%
DJIA, 30,199.31
S&P, 3,694.62
Nasdaq, 12,595.06
U.S. stocks ended sharply higher, as hopes that Congress would pass another aid package, along with optimism about the coronavirus vaccine rollout, offset threats of new lockdowns. Investors also were awaiting an update from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday on its bond-buying program to support financial markets and the economy.
FBM KLCI declined today to 1,662.74, after five straight sessions of gains, as investors decided to take profit after the market sentiment was affected by local political developments. Total volume surged to 11.88 billion units worth RM7.09 billion, KLCI, -21.84pts, -1.30%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,226
S&P, 3,679.25
Nasdaq, 12,409.25
Mon, 14 Dec, 2020 Dow, -184.82pts, -0.62%
DJIA, 29,861.55
S&P, 3,647.49
Nasdaq, 12,440.04
The Dow on Monday pulled back from an intraday record to close lower, as investors weighed the U.S. rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine against tightening restrictions implemented in New York City and parts of Europe ahead of Christmas.
Sun, 13 Dec, 2020
Sat, 12 Dec, 2020
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,684.58, driven by a rally in banking and financial services-related stocks as investors switch to recovery play, boosted by positive sentiment fuelled by vaccine news. 10.03 billion shares — valued at RM6.19 billion — were traded. KLCI, +30.19pts, +1.83%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,813
S&P, 3,640.75
Nasdaq, 12,312.75
Fri, 11 Dec, 2020 Dow, +47.11pts, +0.16%
DJIA, 30,046.37
S&P, 3,663.46
Nasdaq, 12,377.87
U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower Friday, unsteady progress toward another coronavirus relief package by Congress and unsuccessful negotiations to date on Britain’s trade relationship with the European Union.
The local headline index closed higher at 1,654.39 points, the highest it has been in 18 months. The counters that lifted the index were banking stocks CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd (HLFG) and rubber glove manufacturer Top Glove Corp Bhd. 8.10 billion shares worth RM4.83 billion were traded. KLCI, +7.86pts, +0.48%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,089
S&P, 3,674.5
Nasdaq, 12,349.25
Thu, 10 Dec, 2020 Dow, -69.55pts, -0.23%
DJIA, 29,999.26
S&P, 3,668.10
Nasdaq, 12,405.81
U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Thursday as rise in weekly jobless benefit claims and few signs of progress on another fiscal stimulus package in Congress were offset by hopes for an imminent rollout of a coronavirus vaccine to support the economic recovery.
KLCI finished stronger today at 1,646.53, Public Bank Bhd lead the charge among counters on the FBM KLCI after it announced its bonus share issue yesterday, which finished highest in 18 months. 11.88 billion shares worth RM6.81 billion were traded today. KLCI, +14.83pts, +0.91%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,287
S&P, 3,713.50
Nasdaq, 12,642.50
Wed, 9 Dec, 2020 Dow, -105.07pts, -0.35%
DJIA, 30,068.81
S&P, 3,672.82
Nasdaq, 12,338.95
U.S. stocks ended lower Wednesday, a sharp reversal from a round of intraday records, as investors migrated out of big technology outperformers into more downtrodden sectors in the belief that any new fiscal stimulus plan from Congress and a vaccine rollout will restore economic normality next year.
KLCI finished stronger today at 1,631.70, as investors return to glove manufacturers' stocks. Top Glove Corp Bhd’s results will be released tomorrow, so there might be buying in anticipation of their results. 11.26 billion shares worth RM6.39 billion were traded today. KLCI, +8.81pts, +0.54%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,001
S&P, 3,681.50
Nasdaq, 12,584.75
Tue, 8 Dec, 2020 Dow, +104.09pts, +0.35%
DJIA, 30,173.88
S&P, 3,702.25
Nasdaq, 12,582.77
U.S. S&P 500 and Nasdaq stock index closed at a new record Tuesday, while the DJIA saw a new intraday-day high. Progress on COVID19 vaccine approvals and distribution outweighed record U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations and slow progress in talks on another financial aid progress from Congress ahead of deadlines for funding government operations and renewing aid to workers and businesses.
KLCI closed lower at 1,622.89 today, despite a downgrade on the country’s sovereign rating by Fitch, sentiment in the local bourse was supported by the positive external environment brought about by the encouraging export data from China and bullish overnight Wall Street performance. 16.49 billion securities were traded for RM7.23 billion. KLCI, +1.04pts, +0.06%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,029
S&P, 3,676.00
Nasdaq, 12,491.00
Mon, 7 Dec, 2020 Dow, -148.47pts, -0.49%
DJIA, 30,069.79
S&P, 3,691.96
Nasdaq, 12,519.95
The Nasdaq Composite notched a fresh record Monday, but equity markets closed mostly lower, as worries about COVID-19’s spread escalated and unease about global political developments. Investors waited on Washington lawmakers to produce a long-overdue, pandemic-aid package, the Dow and S&P 500 hit pause on booking fresh records.
Sun, 6 Dec, 2020
Sat, 5 Dec, 2020
KLCI closed lower at 1,621.85 today, scaled back slightly today from the 16-month high it reached yesterday as investors took profit after the strong gains. 14.22 billion securities were traded for RM6.75 billion. KLCI, -6.41pts, -0.39%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 30,028
S&P, 3,676.50
Nasdaq, 12,512.50
Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 Dow, +248.74pts, +0.83%
DJIA, 30,218.26
S&P, 3,699.12
Nasdaq, 12,464.23
U.S. benchmark stock indexes swept to new records Friday helped by hopes for another financial aid package from Congress to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the November jobs report suggesting employment growth is slowing sharply.
FBM KLCI rose to 1,628.26 today, Malaysian companies seen as beneficiaries of an anticipated economic recovery following a double dose of good news on the UK’s approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and the sharp drop in Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases. 12.37 billion securities were traded for RM6.17 billion. KLCI, +29.54pts, +1.85%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,832
S&P, 3,662.50
Nasdaq, 12,470.75
Thu, 3 Dec, 2020 Dow, +85.73pts, +0.29%
DJIA, 29,969.52
S&P, 3,666.72
Nasdaq, 12,377.18
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Thursday, but pulled back from record intraday highs on a report of distribution issues with Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. Investors also focused on the revived prospects for another financial aid package from Congress to support the economic recovery and will turn their attention to the monthly employment report Friday morning.
KLCI closed lower at 1,598.72 today. after profit taking in the final trading hour following an afternoon rise in an apparent response to news the UK became the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Lower crude oil prices however offset the impact of the Covid-19 vaccine-driven sentiment on equities. 9.22 billion securities were traded for RM5.43 billion. KLCI, -3.54pts, -0.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,683
S&P, 3,652.25
Nasdaq, 12,448.25
Wed, 2 Dec, 2020 Dow, +59.87pts, +0.20%
DJIA, 29,883.79
S&P, 3,669.01
Nasdaq, 12,349.37
U.S. stock benchmarks ended modestly higher Wednesday afternoon, as investors awaited word from Washington on a long-awaited COVID-19 financial relief bill. Hopes were raised Tuesday after a bipartisan group of lawmakers laid out a $908 billion plan and on Wednesday Democratic congressional leaders threw their weight behind the proposal.
KLCI closed higher at 1602.26 today, on strong bargain hunting, reversing almost all of yesterday’s losses caused by a sharp 11th-hour selldown. 9.19 billion securities were traded for RM5.35 billion. KLCI, +39.55pts, +2.53%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,936
S&P, 3,657.00
Nasdaq, 12,372.00
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 Dow, +185.28pts, +0.63%
DJIA, 29,823.92
S&P, 3,662.45
Nasdaq, 12,335.11
U.S. stocks ended higher Tuesday, beginning the month on a positive note amid hopes Congress could make progress towards a new coronavirus aid package.
KLCI closed down at 1,562.71 today after diving in the final trading hour against a confluence of factors including lower crude oil prices and equity losses as investors weighed Malaysia's corporate financial results amid Covid-19 driven economic weakness. 9.02 billion securities were traded for RM7.71 billion. KLCI, -44.88pts, -2.79%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,690
S&P, 3,620.25
Nasdaq, 12,255.50
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 Dow, -271.73pts, -0.9%
DJIA, 29,638.64
S&P, 3,621.63
Nasdaq, 12,198.74
Stock benchmarks ended lower Monday in the last trading session of November, some strategists attributed the day’s pullback to profit-taking and positioning heading into the past month of 2020.
Sun, 29 Nov, 2020
Sat, 28 Nov, 2020
KLCI eased from its 11-month high, as profit-taking emerged. Still, the benchmark index ended the week above the 1,600-point level at 1,607.59 points — the highest weekly closing since July 31. 10.36 billion securities were traded for RM5.48 billion. KLCI, -4.52pts, -0.28%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,873
S&P, 3,633.25
Nasdaq, 12,200.00
Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 Dow, +37.90pts, +0.13%
DJIA, 29,910.37
S&P, 3,638.35
Nasdaq, 12,205.85
U.S. stocks registered gains, S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite to record finishes. as investors noted healthy online retail sales with the holiday shopping season beginning and parsed an update about the presidential transition as well as news related to vaccines for COVID-19.
KLCI closed at its intraday high of 1612.11 today after news reports indicated that Parliament had approved the Malaysian government's proposed Budget 2021 and as local equities took a cue from the global stock market rise. 8.87 billion securities were traded for RM4.68 billion. KLCI, +14.53pts, +0.91%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,846
S&P, 3,630.50
Nasdaq, 12,194.75
Thu, 26 Nov, 2020 Thanksgiving Day
KLCI closed higher at 1597.58 today, buoyed by the overnight record closing on Wall Street amid news that the Trump administration agreed to start the transition process for Joe Biden to the White House. And optimism the economic landscape will turn more favourable underpinned the positive sentiment. 8.82 billion securities were traded for RM4.19 billion. KLCI, +19.19pts, +1.22%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,985
S&P, 3,633.00
Nasdaq, 12,103.75
Wed, 25 Nov, 2020 Dow, -173.77pts, -0.58%
DJIA, 29,872.47
S&P, 3,629.65
Nasdaq, 12,094.40
The technology-heavy Nasdaq index closed at a fresh record Wednesday, its first in three months, but with the Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated modestly from its historic close above a milestone at 30,000 seen Tuesday. As U.S. weekly jobless claims tick up for second week ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday
KLCI closed down at 1,578.39 today while the number of decliners went above 1,000 counters as the surge in the country’s new Covid-19 cases to a record high weighed on investor sentiment. Anticipation on the Budget 2021 vote in Parliament this Thursday (Nov 26) also led to profit taking in the stock market today. 8.36 billion securities were traded for RM4.28 billion. KLCI, -19.09pts, -1.2%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,802
S&P, 3,600.50
Nasdaq, 11,950.50
Tue, 24 Nov, 2020 Dow, +454.97pts, +1.54%
DJIA, 30,046.24
S&P, 3,635.41
Nasdaq, 12,036.79
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday, with the Dow surpassing the 30,000 landmark, as investors cheered progress towards a COVID-19 vaccine and towards the inauguration of a Biden administration. However trading volumes were expected to remain subdued ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday when markets will be closed, with only half a day of trading scheduled for Friday.
KLCI closed higher at 1,597.48 today to trail Bursa Malaysia’s Energy index’s 5.55% gain as the Brent crude oil price rose past the US$45 (RM184.07) per barrel level following news of successful Covid-19 vaccine trials. Traded 9.43 billion securities were traded for RM4.52 billion. KLCI, +3.73pts, +0.23%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,426
S&P, 3,575.75
Nasdaq, 11,943.50
Mon, 23 Nov, 2020 Dow, +327.79pts, +1.12%
DJIA, 29,591.27
S&P, 3,589.81
Nasdaq, 11,949.33
U.S. stock indexes closed near session highs Monday, following reports that President-elect Biden plans to nominate former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen to become the next Treasury Secretary. Equity indexes already saw modest gains earlier in the seession following upbeat developments on the coronavirus vaccine and treatment fronts.
Sun, 22 Nov, 2020
Sat, 21 Nov, 2020
KLCI ended higher at 1,593.75 today, to snap two straight days of losses, as the rise in global Covid-19 cases spurred buying of rubber glove manufacturers’ shares. 9.01 billion securities were traded for RM5.16 billion. KLCI, +10.07pts, +0.64%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,317
S&P, 3,566.00
Nasdaq, 11,978.00
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 Dow, -219.75pts, -0.75%
DJIA, 29,263.48
S&P, 3,557.54
Nasdaq, 11,854.97
Stock benchmarks closed lower Friday as rising COVID-19 cases raised doubts about the economic recovery, offset partly by progress toward vaccines. The Treasury Department’s decision to allow some emergency Federal Reserve programs to expire was seen as a modest negative for markets, analysts said
KLCI closed down at its intraday low at 1,583.68 today, as the rising number of global Covid-19 cases checked vaccine-driven market optimism. 9.53 billion securities were traded for RM4.48 billion KLCI, -21.07pts, -1.31%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,293
S&P, 3,553.00
Nasdaq, 11,820.25
Thu, 19 Nov, 2020 Dow, +44.81pts, +0.20%
DJIA, 29,483.23
S&P, 3,581.87
Nasdaq, 11,904.71
U.S. equity benchmarks finished slightly higher Thursday, capping a turbulent session, as investors were buoyed by hopes that Washington lawmakers still could come together and pass a coronavirus aid relief package to limit the economic damage wrought by the pandemic.
KLCI fell to 1,604.75 on Wednesday as local institutional investors took profit following two days of strong gains. Sell-off in blue chip stocks by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), as members are allowed to take an advance from their Account 1 under a scheme called i-Sinar starting December. 14.41 billion shares traded valued at RM5.09 billion. KLCI, -5.40pts, -0.34%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,712
S&P, 3,604.75
Nasdaq, 11,989.00
Wed, 18 Nov, 2020 Dow, -344.93pts, -1.16%
DJIA, 29,438.42
S&P, 3,567.79
Nasdaq, 11,801.60
Stocks finished at session lows Wednesday, after New York City officials said its public school system would close in a bid to contain rising COVID-19 cases, adding another blow to the city’s recovery.
KLCI extended its gains for the second consecutive day to close at 1,610.15, its highest since end-July. As investors, particularly institutional funds, were rejigging their portfolios in view of the positive news flow of Covid-19 vaccines. 16.4 billion shares traded and valued at RM7.96 billion. KLCI, +10.49pts, +0.66%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,827
S&P, 3,613.00
Nasdaq, 12,034.75
Tue, 17 Nov, 2020 Dow, -167.09pts, -0.55%
DJIA, 29,783.35
S&P, 3,609.53
Nasdaq, 11,899.34
Stocks ended lower Tuesday, giving back ground a day after the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at records in a rally fueled by progress toward a Covid-19 vaccine. Worries about the near-term economic outlook also appeared to weigh on the market as investors tracked a surge in Covid-19 infections and slowing retail sales growth.
KLCI ended higher at 1,599.66 today on strong bargain hunting on blue chips as investors continued shifting to recovery play, stemming from the expected deployment of the COVID-19 vaccines and also following Asia-Pacific nations signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Trading volume ballooned to 16.1 billion shares while turnover rose to RM6.71 billion. KLCI, +9.97pts, +0.63%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,679
S&P, 3,611.75
Nasdaq, 12,010.00
Mon, 16 Nov, 2020 Dow, +470.63pts, +1.60%
DJIA, 29,950.44
S&P, 3,626.91
Nasdaq, 11,924.13
Dow marks fastest return from bear-market territory in about 30 years. Stocks clinched a fresh round of records Monday, as alarming U.S. COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations were overshadowed by promising vaccine developments. This time from Moderna where vaccine candidate was shown to be 94.5% effective.
Sun, 15 Nov, 2020
Sat, 14 Nov, 2020
KLCI erased most of its earlier losses to end the day at 1,589.69 a flat note as investors engaged in stock picking in sector rotational play, especially in the glove stocks after the recent sell-down, and cheered the smaller than expected July-Sept Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contraction. Traded 12.58 billion shares and RM4.6 billion KLCI, -1.09pts, -0.07%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,120
S&P, 3,551.50
Nasdaq, 11,888.75
Fri, 13 Nov, 2020 Dow, +399.64pts, +1.37%
DJIA, 29,479.81
S&P, 3,585.15
Nasdaq, 11,829.29
U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Friday, notching a pair of fresh records, as Wall Street wrapped up a week framed by optimism over the prospects of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 and yet gloom over a spike in the viral outbreak in the U.S. and Europe.
KLCI gained to a more than three-month high of 1,590.78, thanks to persistent buying interest in blue chips as investment funds are hedging their positions for the likelihood of sooner-than-expected economic recovery. 16.56 billion securities worth RM5.88 billion KLCI, +20.70pts, +1.32%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,156
S&P, 3,552.00
Nasdaq, 11,855.75
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 Dow, -317.46pts, -1.08%
DJIA, 29,080.17
S&P, 3,537.01
Nasdaq, 11,709.59
U.S. stock indexes booked back-to-back losses on Thursday, with investors turning cautious as the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in renewed restrictions on business activity, while the chances of another financial-aid package from Congress appeared to dim.
KLCI closed down at 1,570.08 points on profit-taking as market optimism about the progress of a COVID-19 vaccine faded, after the index yesterday posted the strongest gains since March. 10.19 billion securities worth RM5.95 billion KLCI, -4.99pts, -0.32%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,497
S&P, 3,562.50
Nasdaq, 11735.75
Wed, 11 Nov, 2020 Dow, -23.29pts, -0.08%
DJIA, 29,397.63
S&P, 3,572.66
Nasdaq, 11,786.43
Dow snaps 2-day win streak, Nasdaq gains as rotation fades with surging coronavirus cases. Technology stocks outperforming those that might benefit from a cyclical economic recovery, as investors weighed surging COVID-19 cases and new curfews against the possibility of effective vaccines and remedies.
It is a cheerful day for Asian equity markets. In tandem with the positive sentiment boosted by rising hope that a Covid-19 vaccine will be available sooner than later, the FBM KLCI surged over two-month high of 1,575.07 today — the biggest single-day gain since March 20 when the benchmark rocketed 6.85%. Volume surged to 12.31 billion units worth RM8.45 billion. KLCI, +50.75pts, +3.33%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 29,135
S&P, 3,545.50
Nasdaq, 11,786.25
Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 Dow, +262.95pts, +0.90%
DJIA, 29,420.92
S&P, 3,545.53
Nasdaq, 11,553.86
U.S. stocks closed mixed Tuesday, with the Dow gaining in choppy trade at the expense of the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite as progress toward a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 took some froth from some of the biggest pandemic-era winners.
The FBM KLCI closed higher at 1,524.32 today, with global stock indices while trading volume across Bursa Malaysia rose to 11.71 billion securities worth RM4.62 billion, as US President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory supported global stock market sentiment. KLCI, +4.68pts, +0.31%
As of 4.50pm
DJIA, 28,567
S&P, 3,552.00
Nasdaq, 12,333.50
Mon, 9 Nov, 2020 Dow, +834.57pts, +2.95%
DJIA, 29,157.97
S&P, 3,550.50
Nasdaq, 11,713.78
U.S. stock benchmarks closed mostly higher Monday, leaving behind some of the technology giants and work-from-home winners, after German-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate achieved “success” in the first interim analysis of a Phase 3 study.
Sun, 8 Nov, 2020
Sat, 7 Nov, 2020