KLCI futures closes higher

Business Times

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed higher today, tracking the underlying cash market's performance.

Phillip Futures Sdn Bhd dealer Tan Sek Wei told Bernama that among the regional markets, mostly all, showed improvement following the overnight rally on Wall Street after a not so bad US jobs data.

Spot month February 2014 rose 5.5 points to 1,815.5 points, March 2014 gained 8.5 points for 1,815.5, June 2014 rose six points to 1,812 points, and September 2014 rose nine points to 1,811 points.

Turnover dipped to 5,301 lots from Friday's 6,689 lots, while open interest narrowed to 35,812 contracts from 38,853 contracts previously.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished 7.55 points higher at 1,816.14.-- Bernama