Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Sept 2

Reuters

Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news company-related and market news which

could have an influence on the local market.

----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 2300 GMT ------------

INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG

S&P 500 1632.97 -0.32% -5.200

USD/JPY 98.34 0.19% 0.190

10-YR US TSY YLD 2.7894 -- 0.000

SPOT GOLD 1382.3 -0.89% -12.400

US CRUDE 105.67 -1.84% -1.980

DOW JONES 14810.31 -0.21% -30.64

ASIA ADRS 136.57 -0.99% -1.36

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall after Kerry speaks on Syria; bonds rise

SE Asia Stocks-Plunge in August; Indonesia, Philippines worst since late 2008

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MALAYSIA, IN TIMES LOCAL FOLLOWED BY GMT:

* Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Douglas Uggah Embass opens 'Program

Suaikenal Minyak Sawit 2013', Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 8.30 am (0030).

* Bank Negara Malaysia Deputy Governor Muhammad Ibrahim holds media briefing on the

Experience Interbank GIRO Campaign, Level 16, Bank Negara Malaysia, Jalan Dato Onn, Kuala Lumpur

at 10.30 am (0230).

* Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Minister Hasan Malek launches Malaysia

Competition Comission's Competition Act 2010 handbook, Level 3, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Kuala

Lumpur at 2 pm (0600).

MARKET NEWS

> Nikkei sags on futures-led selling, ends week and month lower

> Futures higher as concerns over Syria ease

> Prices little changed on weak data, Syria risk before holiday

> Dollar rises to 4-week high as Syria spurs demand for safety

> Gold drops below $1,400, set for second straight monthly gain

> Oil slides on U.S. response to Syria, but up for week

> Palm slips but posts best monthly gain since Dec 2010

MALAYSIA IN THE NEWS:

> Malaysia's August palm exports up 7.5 percent-ITS

> TABLE-Malaysia's end-July detailed foreign reserves

> EXCLUSIVE-India pushes for joint FX intervention; action unclear at this time

> Norway to end South Sudan capital's dark nights with power plant

> India's MMTC cancels 21,000 T RBD palmolein import tender-sources

> Malaysia's opposition signals willingness to work with government

> Indonesia KPB Nusantara fails to sell 7,500 tonnes of CPO

> Asia Grains-Thailand buys S.American soymeal, Malaysia takes wheat

> China importers may cut LME deliveries as copper premiums weaken

> Hagel assures Philippines no new permanent U.S. bases

> Malaysia's July broad money up 8.9 pct on year-c.bank

> Smelters split as new tin trading rules begin in Indonesia

> Indian oilseeds, soyoil drop on global cues, weak demand

> Lion Group builds maintenance hub as it takes delivery of Boeing, Airbus jets

> Sime Q4 profits jump on gains from one-off disposal

> Indonesia drags on Axiata's Q2 net profit

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