KLCI closed 18.56 points up at 1139.81. Tanjong rose 60 sen to RM 12.80, MISC-F jumped 50 sen to RM 8.40, Tenaga climbed 40 sen to RM 8.15, Genting ran 35 sen to RM 5.70, IJM rose 35 sen to RM 5.25.
Inflation in June may exceed 6%, says Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz; BNM to assess slower growth, rising inflation at July 25 meeting.
Malaysia June palm oil stocks up 9.8% to 2.1m tonnes, highest in 25 years, says Reuters poll. Palm oil output up 4.9 % to 2.53m tonnes in June.