Bursa: Investors may cash in today

The Malaysia stock market has moved higher in three straight sessions, gathering almost 20 points or 1 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,825-point plateau, although investors may cash in today, said RTTnews.

The KLCI finished slightly higher on Monday following gains from the financial shares and the plantation stocks.

For the day, the index added 3.24 points or 0.18 percent to finish at 1,825.91 after trading between 1,824.56 and 1,827.85. Volume was 5.4 billion shares worth 3.3 billion ringgit. There were 685 decliners and 378 gainers.

Among the actives:

IJM Corporation plummeted 4.38 percent

Genting Malaysia spiked 2.01 percent

YTL Corporation soared 1.35 percent

Petronas Chemicals jumped 1.24 percent

Astro Malaysia Holdings tumbled 1.12 percent

Digi.com climbed 1.06 percent

Telekom Malaysia shed 0.83 percent

IHH Healthcare gained 0.68 percent

Sime Darby added 0.74 percent

Tenaga Nasional picked up 0.25 percent

CIMB Group collected 0.15 percent

IOI Corporation, Axiata, Maybank and Public Bank all were unchanged.