31/10 KLCI closed 10.05 points up at 863.61. CPO fell RM 35 to RM 1525. Tanjong rose RM 1 to RM 11.80, YTL jumped 50c to RM 6.20, Genting climbed 32 c to RM 4.52.
31/10 Petrol and diesel prices down by 15 sen from 12.01 am Saturday. New price RON 97: RM 2.15 per litre, RON 92: RM 2.05, diesel: RM 2.05.
31/10 Plenitude hopes to keep pre-tax profit margins at 31% for FY09 on unbilled sales of RM 216 mil, says executive director.
31/10 Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, Dell recalling 100,000 laptop batteries made by Sony after incidents of overheating; Sony's Vaio PCs is not affected.
31/10 Wall Street rose 189.73 points or 2.11 % to 9180.69; Nymex crude oil is recorded at US$65.96, down US$1.54 a barrel.
30/10 Kencana's 60 % owned Kencana Mermaid Drilling gets US$235m contract from Petronas Carigali to provide offshore drilling services.
30/10 Nestle third quarter net profit slips to RM 87.54 m vs RM 115.96m a year ago due to higher raw material prices. Revenue RM 961.8m vs RM 861.4m. EPS is recorded at 37.33c.