It has been a rather frustrating week for Bursa Malaysia...the negative sentiments of the lower oil prices, weaker Ringgit has been very bad for FBM KLCI.
It was a great relief as the benchmark open with a slight drop.
The rebound is most likely due to the oversold in previous days.
Of course, many are still wary of the market and predict that the downtrend might continue with the oil price continued to be under pressure.
It is also important to take note of the weaker ringgit against the USD, at 3.4698.
On the other hand, most of the Asian counters rose slightly. China’s Shanghai Composite gained 1.32% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index advanced 0.71%.
Here are the top gainers and top losers: