Thursday, May 23, 2013

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(BFW) U.S. Electronics Firms in Malaysia See 4% Export Growth: Times

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U.S. Electronics Firms in Malaysia See 4% Export Growth: Times
2013-05-23 00:53:10.962 GMT


By Chong Pooi Koon
May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Shipments this year poised to expand
between 3% and 4% to 49b ringgit, Business Times reports, citing
Malaysian American Electronics Industry Chairman Wong Siew Hai.
* 30b ringgit of total will come from semiconductor exports,
report says


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(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: AirAsia, Axiata, IHH, JCY, KL Kepong, Maybank

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: AirAsia, Axiata, IHH, JCY, KL Kepong, Maybank
2013-05-22 21:55:50.366 GMT


By Barry Porter
May 23 (Bloomberg) -- AirAsia Bhd. (AIRA MK) reported its
first drop in profit in five quarters as higher fuel and finance
costs eroded gains from carrying more passengers.
Net income fell 39 percent to 104.8 million ringgit ($35
million) in the three months ended March 31, the Sepang-based
airline said in a statement. Revenue climbed 11 percent to 1.30
billion ringgit.


EQUITY MOVERS:
* Aeon (AEON MK): 1Q net 51.1m ringgit vs 37.6m ringgit Y/y
* Axiata (AXIATA MK): 1Q net 614.6m ringgit vs 565.6m rgt Y/y
* Batu Kawan (BAK MK): 2Q net 108.9m ringgit vs 112.1m rgt Y/y
* Boon Koon (BOKG MK): Prices rights at 20 sen each, 4.8%
discount to recent mkt price
* Cahya Mata (CMS MK): 1Q net 28.7m ringgit vs 31.3m rgt Y/y
* Crest Building (CBH MK): 1Q net 6.5m ringgit vs 5m rgt Y/y
* Dayang Enterprise (DEHB MK): 1Q net 58.4m ringgit vs 6.9m
ringgit Y/y
* Genetec Technology (GENE MK): Wins 31.1m ringgit of new
contracts
* Hua Yang (HYB MK): 4Q net 17m ringgit vs 13m ringgit Y/y
* Ideal Jacobs (IDJ MK): To sell and leaseback factory in
Xiamen, China, until new facility constructed in 2 yrs
* Ingress (INGC MK): Takeover offer at 1.85 ringgit/shr
extended to June 11
* JCY International (JCYH MK): 2Q net loss 20.8m ringgit vs
net income of 163.1m ringgit Y/y
* Kian Joo (KJC MK): Sets June 20 ex-date for 3.75 sen/shr
special dividend, 2.5 sen/shr final dividend
* KL Kepong (KLK MK): 2Q net 209.7m ringgit vs 214.9m ringgit
Y/y, dividend remains 15 sen/shr
* Kulim (KUL MK): 1Q net 345.5m ringgit vs 68.7m ringgit Y/y
* Lafarge Malayan Cement (LMC MK): 1Q net 54.3m ringgit vs
64.8m ringgit Y/y
* QL Resources (QLG MK): 4Q net 32.1m ringgit vs 31.2m rgt Y/y
* Star (STAR MK): 1Q net 26.1m ringgit vs 32.5m ringgit Y/y
* Syarikat Takaful (STMB MK): 1Q net 32.2m ringgit vs 31m
ringgit Y/y
* Uzma (UZMA MK): 1Q net 8.9m ringgit vs 4.7m ringgit Y/y
* WCT (WCT MK): 1Q net 43.2m ringgit vs 40m ringgit Y/y
* Yinson (YNS MK): Plans private placement to raise about
56.5m ringgit


WHAT TO WATCH:
* 12pm: Axiata (AXIATA MK) briefing after AGM
* After 12:30pm: Maybank (MAY MK) earnings expected
* After 5pm: IHH Healthcare (IHH MK) earnings expected
* Candidates can start disputing results on May 5 general
election for 21 days from today, Election Commission says


MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index fell 0.2%
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 0.5%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.5%
* Palm oil August-delivery futures advanced 1%

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 editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter in Kuala Lumpur at +603-2302-7865 or
bporter10@bloomberg.net

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: CIMB, Axiata, Bumi Armada, Dayang, Inflation

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: CIMB, Axiata, Bumi Armada, Dayang, Inflation
2013-05-21 21:39:20.535 GMT


By Barry Porter
May 22 (Bloomberg) -- CIMB Group Holdings Bhd., Malaysia's
second-largest bank by assets, reported a 37 percent jump in
first-quarter profit that was boosted by the sale of its stake
in an insurance joint venture.
Net income surged to a record 1.39 billion ringgit ($460
million), or 18.65 sen per share, in the three months ended
March 31 from 1.01 billion ringgit, or 13.6 sen per share, a
year earlier, according to a stock exchange filing.

EQUITY MOVERS:
* Al-Aqar Healthcare REIT (AQAR MK): 1Q net 14m ringgit vs
12.5m ringgit Y/y
* Alliance Financial (AFG MK): 4Q net 138.8m ringgit vs 122.5m
ringgit Y/y
* Bumi Armada (BAB MK): 1Q net 109.7m ringgit vs 89.7m ringgit
Y/y
* Dayang Enterprise (DEHB MK): Wins 2b-ringgit contract from
Sarawak Shell and Sabah Shell Petroleum to provide hook-up
and topside maintenance for 5 yrs
* Green Packet (GRPB MK): 1Q net 19.8m ringgit vs 14.7m
ringgit Y/y
* GUH Holdings (GUH MK): 1Q net 6.2m ringgit vs 8.2m ringgit
Y/y
* Integrax (INTEG MK): 1Q net 10.2m ringgit vs 9m ringgit Y/y
* JT International (RJR MK): 1Q net 39.7m ringgit vs 37.7m
ringgit Y/y
* Kian Joo (KJC MK): 1Q net 30.4m ringgit vs 27.3m ringgit Y/y
* MK Land (MKL MK): 3Q net 13.4m ringgit vs 7.6m ringgit Y/y
* Mudajaya (MDJ MK): 1Q net 42.1m ringgit vs 74.2m ringgit Y/y
* Protasco (PRTA MK): Wins 37m-ringgit road upgrading contract
* SBC (SBC MK): In joint venture with Suria Capital (SURIA MK)
to develop land in Kota Kinabalu
* TDM (TDM MK): 1Q net 14.2m ringgit vs 17.7m ringgit Y/y
* TH Plantations (THP MK): Sets June 3 ex-date for bonus issue
* Tune Ins (TIH MK): 1Q net 13.9m ringgit vs 7m ringgit Y/y
* UMW (UMWH MK): Submits application to MITI for oil and gas
unit IPO

WHAT TO WATCH:
* 2Q earnings expected from KL Kepong (KLK MK)
* 1Q earnings expected from Axiata (AXIATA MK)
* 12pm: Petronas Chemicals (PCHEM MK) media briefing after AGM
* 5pm: April inflation data due; CPI expected to rise to 1.7%
in April from 1.6% in March, according to median estimate of
16 economists in survey by Bloomberg News

MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.6%
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 0.2%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3%
* Palm oil August-delivery futures little changed

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 editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter in Kuala Lumpur at +603-2302-7865 or
bporter10@bloomberg.net

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Affin, CIMB, Petronas Gas, Shangri-La, Tenaga

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Affin, CIMB, Petronas Gas, Shangri-La, Tenaga
2013-05-20 21:45:58.415 GMT


By Barry Porter
May 21 (Bloomberg) -- Affin Holdings Bhd. (AHB MK), a
lender, said first-quarter net income fell 9.2 percent to 150.8
million ringgit from 166 million ringgit a year earlier.

EQUITY MOVERS:
* Bina Puri (BIN MK): Prices private placement shrs at 1
ringgit each or 33% premium to 5-day avg mkt price
* Daya Materials (DAYA MK): 1Q net 5m ringgit vs 2.9m ringgit
Y/y
* Fajabaru Builder (FBC MK): 3Q net 1.6m ringgit vs 3.9m
ringgit loss yr earlier
* Hartalega (HART MK): To trade ex 3.5 sen/shr dividend
* Hektar REIT (HEKT MK): To trade ex 2.6 sen/shr dividend
* Latexx (LTX MK): To be suspended from May 23 after takeover
* MSM (MSM MK): To trade ex 11 sen/shr dividend June 12
* Notion VTEC (NVB MK): To return 32 treasury shrs for every
1,000 held, to trade ex of June 4
* Perdana Petroleum (PETR MK): 1Q net income 11.1m ringgit vs
net loss 8.2m ringgit Y/y }
* Petronas Gas (PTG MK): To trade ex 35 sen/shr dividend
* Pharmaniaga (PHRM MK): to trade ex bonus issue May 31; plans
joint venture pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Saudi
Arabia
* Shangri-La Hotels (SHMB MK): 1Q net 23.8m ringgit vs 18.4m
ringgit Y/y
* Tenaga (TNB MK): Says sells 1.625b ringgit sukuk to yield
3.55%-4.83%, demand exceeded bonds offered 9X
* TSH Resources (TSH MK): 1Q net 19.9m ringgit vs 15.1m
ringgit Y/y
* Xidelang (XIDE MK): 1Q net 10.5m ringgit vs 20.9m ringgit
Y/y
* XingQuan International Sports (XISH MK): 3Q net 48.4m
ringgit vs 39.6m ringgit Y/y; to undertake internal
restructuring


WHAT TO WATCH:
* 12:15pm: Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman briefing on
policy priorities post election
* 2:30pm: MIDA to release Malaysia's 1Q investment performance
* After 5pm: CIMB (CIMB MK) 1Q earnings expected


MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.5%
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index increased 1.3%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.1%
* Palm oil August-delivery futures little changed

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: Tracy Withers

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter in Kuala Lumpur at +603-2302-7865 or
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Monday, May 20, 2013

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(BFW) MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Zecon, PPB, Allianz, Hap Seng, Pintaras Jaya

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MALAYSIA DAYBOOK: Zecon, PPB, Allianz, Hap Seng, Pintaras Jaya
2013-05-19 21:37:59.92 GMT

(To be sent this Daybook daily: SALT MYDAYBOOK)

By Liau Y-Sing
May 20 (Bloomberg) -- Engineering and property company
Zecon Bhd. has won an 83 million ringgit ($27.5 million)
contract from Sime Darby Property Bhd. to construct a commercial
building in Selangor state, near capital Kuala Lumpur, according
to a May 17 stock exchange filing.


EQUITY MOVERS:
* Allianz Malaysia (ALLZ MK): 1Q net income rises to 53.7m
ringgit from 53.0m ringgit yr earlier
* Focus Dynamics (FDTB MK): Special audit to be completed June
14
* Hap Seng (HAP MK): Sets up Singapore unit for credit
financing business
* PPB Group (PEP MK): 1Q net profit increases to 236.3m
ringgit from 178.5m ringgit yr ago
* Pacific & Orient (PO MK): South Africa's Sanlam completes
stake purchase
* Perdana Petroleum (PETR MK): Agrees to sell vessels for
$3.5m
* Petrol One (PORB MK): Halts share trading from May 22 until
further notice
* Pintaras Jaya (PINT MK): 3Q net profit jumps to 13.8m
ringgit from 8.9m ringgit yr ago


WHAT TO WATCH:
* Cargo surveyors ITS and SGS to release estimates of
Malaysian palm oil exports for May 1-20


MARKETS:
* Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.1%.
* The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 0.4%
* The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.8%
* Palm oil July-delivery futures climbed 0.8%.



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 reporter on this story:
Liau Y-Sing in Kuala Lumpur at +60-3-2302-7855 or
yliau@bloomberg.net


To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Barry Porter in Kuala Lumpur at +603-2302-7865 or
bporter10@bloomberg.net