FBM KLCI trails small-cap rise amid rotational play

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): The FBM KLCI closed up 4.34 points or 0.26% at 1,683.22 after Asian shares ended higher today. World equities took cue from the US Federal Reserve's dovish stance and news that US and Chinese officials are preparing for higher-level trade talks.

Bursa Malaysia small market capitalisation (small-cap) stocks rose by a larger quantum as investor interest appeared focused on Bursa Malaysia small-cap stocks. The small-cap index closed up 113.33 points or 0.94% at 12,104.83.