KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): Trading volume across Bursa Malaysia reached a new high of 13.52 billion shares this afternoon.
As of 3.45pm, these 13.52 billion shares were traded at a cumulative value of RM8.52 billion.
This exceeded yesterday's trading volume of 13.13 billion, marking two consecutive days of volume reaching all-time highs.
In terms of market breadth, some 520 counters were in positive territory, 494 counters registered declines while 452 counters were unchanged.
Meanwhile, 22 of the 29 indices on the local bourse were registering gains.
The Technology index was leading the charge, rising by 3.27% or 1.75 points to 54.75 points.
Closely following the Technology index was the FBM ACE index, which was up by 3.23% or 296.71 points at 9,473.53 points.
Top actives were mTouche Technology Bhd, Xidelang Holdings Ltd and AT Systematization Bhd.