KLCI closes 10.28 points up to 1206.67. CPO rose RM 70 to RM 3530. BAT jumped RM 1.50 to RM 44, KLK shot up 40 sen to RM 17.80, Asiatic rose 25 sen to RM 8.40, TMI climbed 25 sen to RM 7.
EPF contributors can get spouses or children to deposit money into their accounts from ‘
July 1, under the fund’s Beyond Savings’ initiative.
Sime Darby Property expects sales of RM 2b in next 12 months from projects in 9 townships, mostly in Nilai, Subang Jaya and Ara Damansara.
US fund FMR ILC & FIL Ltd ceased to be a substantial shareholder in Gamuda after selling 2.35 m shares.
Mayland Parkview buys 1.6m Land & General shares, ups stake to 16.25% or 97.22m
BCHB will pay US$176 m (5.9b baht) for 42% of Bank Thai Pcl. It offers to buy 2.82b shares from Thai central bank at 2.1 baht each.
19/1 Astro first quarter net loss recorded at RM 2.6m vs 31.9m net profit one year ago, weighed down by Indonesian operations. Revenue is RM 709.8m vs RM 582.95m.