KLCI closed up 19.46 points to 1299.69, with 481 gainers leading 239 decliners. Volume was 571 million shares worth RM 1.34 billion.
January exports up 10.4% to RM53.02 billion from RM 48.03 billion year ago; imports rose 6.9% to RM 43.23 billion from RM40.43 billion. Trade surplus RM9.79 bilion.
Communications Ministry gives Telenor Asia until June 30 to cut stake in DIGI to 49%, a condition imposed since July 2001.
The Datestone Group LLC offers to buy Idaman Unggul’s unit Lambang Pertama, which has timber rights, for US $108 million.
Welli Multi falls 16.5 sen to 25.5 sen at 10.54 am; got CCM nod to extend deadline for AGM present audited financial report to March 31.