The FBM KLCI bounced higher to close above the key 1,400 level as investors picked up beaten down stocks on the broader market. However, global uncertainties may not abate with the Wall Street turning mixed once again on the back of revived fears of a banking crisis; Credit Suisse is making the headlines after Saudi National Bank mentioned it will not provide further financial help for the bank. Thus, the local bourse may trade in consolidation mode prior to the US interest rate decision next week. Commodities wise, the Brent crude oil fell steeply below the USD75 zone, while the CPO price declined below the RM3,900 level.
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