Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Sept 4

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 @ 2304 GMT ------------

INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG

S&P 500 1639.77 0.42% 6.800

USD/JPY 99.67 0.1% 0.100

10-YR US TSY YLD 2.8632 -- 0.000

SPOT GOLD 1411.21 -0.06% -0.830

US CRUDE 108.49 -0.05% -0.050

DOW JONES 14833.96 0.16% 23.65

ASIA ADRS 139.96 2.48% 3.39

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Support for U.S. action in Syria limits stocks' rise

SE Asia Stocks-Most gain on commodity plays; Indonesia leads

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

* Banking Institute Malaysia Chairman Azman Hashim attends FSTEP's Fifth Graduation

Ceremony, Multipurpose Hall, Lanai Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia at 9 am (0100GMT)

* Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad Maslan witnesses MoU signing between Kumpulan Sersol Bhd and

Malay Contractors' Association Malaysia, Room Starhill 5, Level 3, JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala

Lumpur at 930 am (0130GMT)

* Securities Commission Chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh delivers public lecture on Islamic Wealth

Management, Sime Darby Convention Centre, Dillenia Room, Ground Floor, Jalan Bukit Kiara at 230

pm (0630GMT)

MARKET NEWS

> Nikkei climbs to 3-week high as upbeat global factory data buoy mood

> Wall St up but rally fizzles on support for Syria strike

> Bonds slide on upbeat economic data, reduced Syria fears

> Dollar rises to six-week high after stronger U.S. data

> Gold up 1.4 pct as Republicans back U.S. strike on Syria

> Oil settles higher on tight supplies, Syria worries

> Palm oil inches lower as firm ringgit weighs

MALAYSIA IN THE NEWS:

> Sudan lifts threat to block S.Sudan oil, foes vow to mend ties

> China's Chalco stalls aluminium smelter project in Malaysia

> RHB Bank to name Maybank exec Khairussaleh as deputy CEO-sources

> Thai mall developer Central Pattana to invest up to $468 mln in ASEAN push

> Malaysia to start green palm oil brand by 2014 to help bolster demand

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