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KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): theedgemarkets.com highlighted five stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia’s afternoon market close today. All five stocks had negative momentum.

The stocks with negative momentum were:

Kobay Technology Bhd – up 5 sen at RM1.41

KUB Malaysia Bhd – up 2.5 sen at 52.5 sen

LCTH Corp Bhd – up 0.5 sen at 57 sen

NWP Holdings Bhd – up 2 sen at 25.5 sen

SKH Consortium Bhd – up 0.5 sen at 10 sen

The list of stocks with momentum is generated using a proprietary mathematical algorithm highlighting stocks with a build-up in trading volume and price. The algorithm differentiates between stocks that exhibit positive (+ve) momentum and negative (-ve) momentum.

The list is not a buy or sell recommendation. It merely tells you which stocks are seeing higher than normal volume and price movements. The share price may move up or down from this point. But the "+ve" (suggesting a rising price trend on volume) and "-ve" (suggesting a falling price trend on volume) indicators should give readers a better idea of what the market is buying and when to sell. Note also that momentum generally only persists for a short period of time.

However, each stock has an accompanying fundamental score and valuation score to help readers evaluate the attractiveness of the stocks, if they want to ride the momentum.

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