Wednesday, January 23, 2013

(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Inflation, CapitaMalls Malaysia, Country View


MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Inflation, CapitaMalls Malaysia, Country View
2013-01-22 20:34:58.819 GMT

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By Ranjeetha Pakiam
Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysian inflation likely quickened
at 1.4 percent in December from 1.3 percent a month earlier,
according to the median forecast of 15 economists in a Bloomberg
News survey. The government is expected to release data at 5

* Atrium Real Estate Investment Trust (ATRM MK): 4Q profit
gains to 16m ringgit vs 9.3m ringgit yr ago
* CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust (CMMT MK): 4Q net income gains to
48.6m ringgit vs 45.1m ringgit yr earlier; Shrs to trade ex-
dividend on Feb. 6
* Country View (CVB MK): 4Q profit gains to 13.4m ringgit vs
4.72m ringgit yr earlier. Shrs to go ex-dividend on Feb. 8;
co. declares dividend of 6 sen/shr
* Globetronics Technology (GTB MK): Shrs to trade ex-dividend
on March 13
* Pantech Group Holdings (PGHB MK): 3Q profit gains to 15.6m
ringgit vs 10.3m ringgit yr ago. Stock to trade ex-dividend
on March 18; co. declares interim single tier dividend of
1.2 sen/shr
* Redtone International (RIB MK): Co. posts 2Q net income of
3.97m ringgit vs net loss of 82,000 ringgit yr earlier

* Tenaga Nasional (TNB MK): Co. to announce 1Q earnings at 5pm
* Tune Ins Holdings to release IPO prospectus at 9am

* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index fell 0.4%
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index advanced 0.5%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4% at 3:30 p.m. New
York time
* Palm oil April-delivery futures gained 1.9%

For Related News and Information:
Most-read stories about Malaysia today: MNI MALAY 1D <GO>
Malaysian economic statistics: ECST MA <GO>
Malaysian economic forecasts: ECFC MYR <GO>
Malaysian interest rate forecasts: BYFC MYR <GO>
Malaysia's key overnight policy rate: MAOPRATE <INDEX> GP <GO>

--With assistance from Ben Sharples in Melbourne. Editor:

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

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter at +60-3-2302-7865 or



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