5/8 KLCI closed 19.82pt to 1128.86. CPO eroded RM 174 to RM 2,716 per tonne, oil slipped US$ 2.65 to US $118.78. KLK dropped 80 sen to RM 12.40, MMC slid 61 sen to RM 2.12.
5/8 Armed Forces Fund (LTAT) pre-tax profit is recorded at RM 1.5 b for FY end Dec 07, an increase of 45.1% from RM 1 b in 2006. Declare dividend, bonus of 16 % totaling RM 552m.
5/8 Pharmaniaga, Kazakh firm call off healthcare projects plan in Kazakhstan due to differences in key commercial terms. MoU signed on July 30.
5/8 Indonesia central bank raised lending rate by 25 basis points to 9% says news report. CPI rose 11.9% in July.