Thursday, December 13, 2012

(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: KLCI Index, Malaysia Building Societ

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: KLCI Index, Malaysia Building Society, Goldis
2012-12-12 20:33:10.959 GMT

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By Ranjeetha Pakiam
Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia
KLCI Index is scheduled for its semi-annual reshuffle at 8 p.m.
today, according to the FTSE website.
Pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings (ASTRO MK) and palm
oil producer Felda Global Ventures Holdings (FGV MK) could join
the index while AirAsia (AIRA MK) and Malaysia Marine and Heavy
Engineering Holdings (MMHE MK) are likely to be omitted
following market capitalization declines, according to a
HwangDBS-Vickers Research report on Dec. 6.

EQUITY MOVERS:
* Advanced Packaging Technology (APT MK): Stk to go ex-
dividend Dec. 27
* AT Systematization (ATSY MK): Co. says unit's manufacturing
facilities in China temporarily shut down for due diligence
review
* Compugates Holdings (CGHB MK): Co. enters agreement to
market, distribute products of Brother International in
Malaysia for one yr
* Eng Kah Corp (EKC MK): Stk to go ex-dividend Dec. 27;
declares interim dividend of 5 sen/shr
* FACB Industries Inc (FACI MK): Co. to sell industrial land,
factories for 97m ringgit; to dispose of unit for 34.5m
ringgit
* Fututech (FUT MK): Co. buys land in Selangor state for 16.5m
ringgit
* Goldis (GOLD MK): 3Q net income falls to 18.4m ringgit vs
237.4m ringgit yr earlier
* Hiap Teck Venture (HTVB MK): 1Q profit drops to 1.01m
ringgit vs 8.11m ringgit yr earlier
* Malaysia Building Society (MBS MK): Co. to buy office
building for 239.2m ringgit; building may be completed by 4Q
2016
* Uchi Technologies (UCHI MK): Stk to go ex-dividend Dec. 27;
declares interim dividend of 5 sen/shr
* UOA Development (UOAD MK): Co. to dispose of property for
173.3m ringgit


WHAT TO WATCH:
* Top Glove Corp (TOPG MK): Co. to announce 1Q financial
results
* Gamuda (GAM MK): Co. to announce 1Q financial results

MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.5%
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index increased 0.5%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average was little changed
* Palm oil Feb-delivery futures declined 2.2%


For Related News and Information:
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Malaysian interest rate forecasts: BYFC MYR <GO>
Malaysia's key overnight policy rate: MAOPRATE <INDEX> GP <GO>

--Editor:

To contact the reporter on this story:
Ranjeetha Pakiam in Kuala Lumpur at +60-3-2302-7856 or
rpakiam@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter at +60-3-2302-7865 or
bporter10@bloomberg.net

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