KLCI FUTURES CLOSE LOWER

16 Jul 2013 07:54

KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended lower today despite the firmer cash market, dealers said. Spot month July 2013 fell five points to 1,784.5 and September 2013 declined three points to 1,785.

August 2013 and December 2013 decreased four points each to 1,786 and 1,787, respectively.

Turnover fell to 2,735 lots from 3,735 lots last Friday, while open interest slipped to 37,705 contracts from 38,813 contracts previously. The underlying FBM KLCI ended 1.02 points higher at 1,786.67. -- BERNAMA

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