Local bourse hit highest traded value of RM7.3b on May 14

KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The local bourse operated by Bursa Malaysia Bhd recorded its highest traded value of RM7.3 billion on Monday (May 14), the first day of trading under Pakatan Harapan's new government.

It noted that despite anticipated uncertainties when the market re-opened on Monday after the 14th general election, encouraging signs emerged early and prevailed, and with strong support from both local and foreign buyers, the market remained stable throughout the first half of the week, Bursa said in a statement today.