KUALA LUMPUR, 7 June 2018 – Bursa Malaysia Berhad today announced 12 new additions to the constituents of the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index.
The F4GBM Index measures the performance of public listed companies (PLCs) demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices and was launched in December 2014 with a total of 24 constituents.
FTSE Russell and Bursa Malaysia announced that there will be three changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series yesterday.
Hartalega Holdings, Dialog Group and Malaysia Airports Holdings will replace YTL Corporation, AMMB Holdings and Astro Malaysia Holdings in the index.
Bursa Malaysia closed on a firmer note on Wednesday with fund buying seen in Public Bank, Maxis and CIMB as investors grew more confident in the new administration's policies.
At 5pm, the FBM KLCI was up 10.06 points or 0.54% to 1,858.26. Turnover was three billion shares valued at RM2.91 billion. The broader market was mixed with 492 gainers, 486 losers and 368 counters unchanged.