20/11 The Finance Ministry has approved a commercial banking license to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd earlier in the year—BNM.
20/11 The Malaysian economy improved in Q3 with a reduced contraction of 1.2% on higher private consumption and increased public spending –BNM.
20/11 CPO for January delivery was up RM 9 to RM 2,380 per tonne at 11am. Nov 1 to Nov 20 palm oil exports rose 14.5% to 930,133 tonnes-Intertek.
20/11 US markets closed down in Thursday trade with S&P 500 plunging 1.34% to 1094.90. Nymex crude oil up 33 c to US$77.79 per barrel at 8:30am.
20/11 Telekom Malaysia reported a net profit of RM 179.1 mil, or 5.10 sen per share on revenue of RM 2.1 bil.
20/11 The FBM KLCI was down 2.29 points to 1274.36 at 5pm. Maxis – 5c to Rm 5.37, Tanjong +34 to Rm 16.56, KLK – 36c to RM 15.64 and Bat -32c to RM 44.76.
19/11 The FBM KLCI gained 1.55 points to 1,276.65 at 5pm. Maxis + 42c to RM 5.42, KLK + 40 c RM 16, Tanjong – 20c to Rm 16.22 and PPB – 20 c to RM 15.60.
19/11 Singapore’s trade ministry said the economy will rise 3% to 5 % in 2010 after 2.5% contraction in 2009.
18/11 FBM KLCI closed 4.8 points lower at 1,275.1; CIMB lost 12 c to RM 13.04, MMC shed 11 c to /rm 2.44 while Top Glove rose 27 c to Rm 8.72.
18/11 Plenitude plans to launch 6 projects worth a total of RM 280 mil during this current fiscal year ending June 30, 2010—exec chairman.
18/11 Malaysia is emerging from an economic recession and will return to “moderately high growth” next year –World Bank report.
18/11 DJIA closed slightly higher by 0.3 % in overnight trading to 10,437.4 points.
17/11 The UN’s national statistics office said consumer price rose 1.5% in Oct from a year earlier compared top 1.1% in Sept.
17/11 The FBM KLCI gained 1.64 pts to 1,279.95 at close. PPB + 26 c to RM 15.88, KLK +22 c to RM 15.60, BKawan +14 c to RM 10.24 and Affin – 22 c to Rm 2.42.
17/11 European markets followed Asia markets into the red after US Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said there were economic headwinds ahead.
17/11 Naza TTDI to develop biggest exhibition and convention centre in KL for Rm 628 mil, funded internally and borrowings—group managing director.
17/11 Ex PKR aide Anuar Shaari lodges police report about alleged ownership of shares by PKR leaders, hands over documents for cops to verify.
16/11 FBM KLCI closed up 7.35 pts at 1278.3; CIMB surged 36 c to RM 13.28, Affin jumped 30 c to RM 2.64 and Affin-wc leaped 29.5 c 44.5c.
16/11 CIMB Group to pursue dual listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand and undertake an IPO of up to 35 million shares in Thailand.
16/11 Palm oil exports in the first 15 days of November rose 13 % to 674,148 tonnes from 596,515 tonnes in the same period in October—Intertek.
13/11 The FBM KLCI closed 0.79 points lower at 1270.96 at 5 pm. Losers include PetDag, Mudajaya, Tanjong while gainers were NSTP and BIMB.
13/11 Jetson believes unusual market activity could be due to public speculation over the privatization of a project by Matrade to the Naza group.
13/11 Securities Commission (SC) had obtained judgement against Swiss Cash defendents for Rm 31 mil, the largest of such settlement in SC’s history.
13/11 PM Najib tells Apec CEO Summit that new economic plan to help Malaysia become high-income and developed nation will be unveiled by year-end.
13/11 US prosecutors file complaint in court in move to seize four mosques and other assets of Iran-linked Alavi Foundation.
12/11 Green Packet posted net loss of Rm 32 mil in Q3 due to heavy promotional activities to expand broadband business. Revenue was Rm 63mil.
12/11 The FBM KLCI closed 1.6 points higher at 1271.75 at 5 pm; Gainers include F&N, Tanjong, Mudajaya, Supermax and Batu Kawan.
12/11 The New Strait Times Press (M) Bhd has declared a special dividend of 40 sen per share tax exempt.
11/11 PM Najib: Malaysia agrees to award the double tracking rail project in Johor, linking Gemas to Johor Baru, to a Chinese contractor.