FBM KLCI futures higher in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives were higher this morning, in line with better sentiment in the underlying cash market.

At 9.30 am, August 2022 gained 7.5 points to 1,526.0, September 2022 rose 7.0 points to 1,512.0, while December 2022 and March 2023 added 5.0 points each to 1,510.0 and 1,503.5 respectively.

Turnover stood at 942 lots, with open interest at 36,236 contracts.

At 9.30 am, the benchmark FBM KLCI was 8.12 points higher at 1,526.90.

-- BERNAMA