KLCI closes 7.23 points up at 1295.31. WCT-WB went up 37.5 sen to 89.5 sen, DIGI was up by 30 sen to RM 24.10 but TM Int fell 30 sen to RM 7.55, TM was down by 2 sen to RM 3.56.
CPO was up by RM 68 to RM 3487 per tonne, oil at US$119.29, gold up 0.9% or US $7.80 to US$894.10 per ounce, silver was up 0.7% to US$16.99 per ounce.
JAKS bidding for RM 1.5b water projects in the country, current book order RM 202m. Eyes water-related projects in Dubai and Vietnam.
Tasek buys building materials business from Hong Leong Asia for RM 751m, financed by 212m new Tasek shares, proposes 54c special dividend.
Atis JV with Paris-based Sonepar to strengthen position to penetrate new overseas markets in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand.
Atis to sell 20% of unit for RM 27m to Indonesia Sonepar under JV to distribute latter’s electrical, industrial products in 5 SEA nations.
TM International kicks off at RM 8.05, up 20 sen against its reference price of RM 7.85.
TM International has licences for 4 telecoms regions in India. Not ruling out plan for foreign partner. Plans RM 11b capex. TM Int was down 10 sen to RM 7.75 at 9:48am.