4/8 KLCI closed 10.42 to 1148.68. CPO fell RM 94 to RM 2,856. KLK eroded 50 sen to RM 13.20, Nestle slid 25 sen to RM 26.75, Tenaga dropped 20 sen to RM 8.30.
4/8 Government will widen Budget deficit outlook for 2008, says report quoting Nor Mohamed who sees inflation will be peaked in July and August.
4/8 Jaks gets RM 122 m contracts to build Beaufort water treatment plant Phase II and associated works.
4/8 June exports rose to RM 58.23 b, up 18.4% on year, imports rose 12.1 % to RM 45.16b. Trade surplus has increased 47.7% to RM 12.9b.
Perwaja Holdings, to list soon, posts RM 147.4m net profit on RM 655m revenue for second quarter ended June30. First half profit is RM 222.62m on RM 1.13b revenue.