TA Securities Research said in its review that property and construction counters rallied in the previous session on hopes for major infrastructure development and policy tweaks, which could benefit the sectors.
The broader market was positive on Monday with 580 gainers to 478 decliners although the benchmark stock index stayed within a tight trading range and ended on a slight decline.
At 9am on Tuesday, the FBM KLCI was 0.59 points lower at 1,443.47, suggesting the index was poised for another day of sideways trading.
Bank stocks however will be in focus as their report cards are scheduled to be released over the final two days of the corporate earnings period.
Maybank was up three sen to RM9.03, while Public Bank and CIMB were unchanged at RM4.08 and RM5.60 respectively.
Tenanga Nasional maintained its downward momentum following a weak showing in its last quarter, dropping 16 sen to RM9.74.
Telcos meanwhile were mixed with Maxis rising five sen to RM4.13 and CelcomDigi dropping six sen to RM4.37.
AirAsia X, which announced its quarterly earnings after the closing bell yesterday, dove 43 sen to RM2.05.
FGV, which also made its earnings announcement, dropped six sen to RM1.36, while Hengyuan Refining slid seven sen to RM3.13
Top actives were RHB up one sen to 32 sen, Pesona rising 1.5 sen to 20.5 sen and Ingenieu gaining 1.5 sen to 12.5 sen.