Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Sept. 5

September 4, 2013

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 @ 2305 GMT ------------

INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG

S&P 500 1653.08 0.81% 13.310

USD/JPY 99.79 0.04% 0.040

10-YR US TSY YLD 2.8966 -- 0.000

SPOT GOLD 1391.04 0.01% 0.200

US CRUDE 107.32 0.08% 0.090

DOW JONES 14930.87 0.65% 96.91

ASIA ADRS 141.61 1.18% 1.65

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rise, gold falls as Syria strike looks limited

SE Asia Stocks-Fall on Syria, ASEAN economic jitters

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

* Pos Malaysia Bhd holds 21st annual general meeting followed by press conference, Ruby

Ballroom, Ground Floor, One World Hotel, First Avenue, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya at 11 am

(0300GMT)

MARKET NEWS

> Nikkei scales 4-week high on futures-led buying; Canon up

> Wall Street up as automakers, tech shares gain

> Prices fall as stocks gain; nonfarm payrolls awaited

> Dollar retreats as investors eye jobs data, Syria tension

> Gold down on economic hopes and as Syria fears fade

> Oil lower as Syrian strike seen limited

> Palm oil edges lower, but firm exports cap losses

MALAYSIA IN THE NEWS:

> Malaysia's Affin beats AMMB in bid for Hwang-DBS' businesses

> Movie version of Malaysian race riot stirs unease

> INTERVIEW-Philippines says China moving to occupy disputed reef

> China calls for regional cooperation over Fed QE tapering

> Indonesia's top tin exporter Timah halts shipments, blames state rules

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