KLCI futures open higher

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives opened higher today, lifted by better sentiments on the Wall Street, dealers said.

At 9.44am, spot month February 2014 rose 8.5 points to 1,830.5, March 2014, June 2014 and September 2014 gained nine points each to 1,832, 1,828.5 and 1,827, respectively.

Turnover amounted to 2,562 lots, while open interest totalled 35,261 contracts.

The benchmark FBM KLCI was 0.41 points higher at 1,828.22 after 44 minutes of trading.-- Bernama