Published: Tuesday April 30, 2013 MYT 5:15:00 PM

KLCI closes at fresh record high of 1,717

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's FBM KLCI ended April on a firm note, with the 30-stock index closing at a fresh all-time high of 1,717.65, supported by fund buying of key stocks including BAT and UMW.

At the close on Tuesday, the KLCI had risen 9.68 points to 1,717.65. Turnover was 811.70 million shares valued at RM2.26bil. There were 254 gainers, 443 losers and 305 counters unchanged.

BAT was the top gainer, up 78 sen to RM63.32, KLK added 42 sen to RM21.56, UMW 36 sen to RM14.30 while RHB Capital gained 12 sen to RM8.48.

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