Monday, June 3, 2013

(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Global Funds, MNRB, IHH, DKSH, CCM, Petron

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Global Funds, MNRB, IHH, DKSH, CCM, Petron
2013-06-02 21:17:34.299 GMT


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By Elffie Chew and Chong Pooi Koon
June 3 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign investors boosted holdings of
Malaysian local-currency debt by 5.3 percent in April from a
month earlier to a record 236.8 billion ringgit ($77 billion),
according to data published on the central bank's website.
The value of ringgit-denominated bonds held by global funds
surpassed the previous all-time high of 229 billion ringgit
reached at the end of January, Bank Negara said.


EQUITY MOVERS:
* Asia File (AF MK): 4Q net declines to 8.2m ringgit from 11m
ringgit yr earlier
* Bintai Kinden (BKC MK): 4Q profit 1.3m ringgit vs loss of
17.1m ringgit yr earlier
* Boustead (BOUS MK): Unit Contraves Advanced gets 17.3m
pounds contract from Boustead Naval Shipyard
* Chemical Company of Malaysia (CCM MK): 1Q net profit
declines to 4.4m ringgit from 6.7m ringgit yr ago
* DKSH (DKSH MK): Unit agrees to sell leasehold land, building
for 124.2m ringgit
* Guan Chong (GUAN MK): 1Q net falls to 16.5m ringgit from
31.3m ringgit yr ago
* Hubline (HUBL MK): 2Q loss of 30.8m ringgit vs profit of
2.8m ringgit yr earlier
* IHH Healthcare (IHH MK): To set up reinvestment clinic in
China
* Karambunai (KRBN MK): 4Q loss widens to 44.8m ringgit from
2m ringgit yr ago
* Kenanga (KNK MK): 1Q loss 7.9m ringgit vs profit of 6.1m
ringgit yr earlier
* Malaysia Airports (MAHB MK): April passenger movements
+12.5% y/y to 5.9m
* MNRB (MNRB MK): 4Q net declines to 17.2m ringgit from 36.5m
ringgit yr earlier
* Muhibbah (MUHI MK): 1Q net rises to 19.8m ringgit from 16.5m
ringgit yr earlier
* PCCS Group (PCCS MK): 4Q loss widens to 4m ringgit from loss
of 108,000 ringgit yr ago
* Petron (PETRONM MK): 1Q net profit 30.8m ringgit vs 82.5m
ringgit yr earlier
* PLS Plantations (PLS MK): 4Q net 3.3m ringgit vs loss of
1.2m ringgit yr earlier
* Scope Industries (SCP MK): 3Q loss widens to 1.9m ringgit
from loss of 551,000 ringgit yr earlier


MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index fell 0.3 percent
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index lost 0.5 percent
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.4 percent
* Palm oil August-delivery futures climbed 1.1 percent


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>

-- Editor:

To contact the reporters on this story:
Elffie Chew in Kuala Lumpur at +60-3-2302-7857 or
echew16@bloomberg.net
Chong Pooi Koon in Kuala Lumpur at +60-3-2302-7854 or
chong17@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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