KLCI futures trade mostly higher mid-day
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives was traded mostly higher at mid-day on sentiment lifted by positive external news, dealers said.
Spot month October 2013 gained two points to 1,775.5, November 2013 bagged one point to 1,774, and December 2013 rose three points to 1,775.
However, March 2014 remained untraded and pegged at yesterday's settlement price of 1,770.5.
Turnover stood at 2,018 lots, while open interest totalled 41,082 contracts.
The underlying FBM KLCI ended the morning session at 1,774.62, up 5.5 points from yesterday's close.-- Bernama