KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news stories and press reports which may influence financial markets.
(Reuters News welcomes your feedback and for any queries please contact David Chance in Kuala Lumpur editorial on +603 2333 8033 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Reuters messaging email@example.com) WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MALAYSIA, ALL TIMES LOCAL FOLLOWED BY GMT: (The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will cover the event) - PLUS International Expressway Conference and Exhibition 2010 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur at 8.30 am (0830). - Asiawater 2010 Expo & Conference at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre at 8.30 am (0830) - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd signs memorandum of understanding with Pos Malaysia Bhd on enhancing P1 WIMAX customer experience at Dayabumi Complex, Kuala Lumpur at 10.00 am (0200) MARKET SNAPSHOTS * The Kuala Lumpur stock market here * To see Islamic finance stories from Malaysia and elsewhere click on [ID:nISLAMIC] * For Malaysian stock recommendations hit or [MY-RCH] ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 2259 GMT ------------rose 0.43 percent to a 25-month high on strong economic prospects and gains in financials like CIMB Group and Public Bank . [.KLSE] * U.S. stocks rose on Monday, pushing the Dow up near the 11,000 level, as signs of a turnaround in the U.S. labor market bolstered hopes the economy is strengthening and the profit outlook is brightening. [.N] * Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Monday to their highest since October 2008, after U.S. manufacturing, home sales and jobs data boosted optimism about a recovery in the world's top economy. [O/R] * For global market news, click on [MKTS/GLOB] * Malaysian palm oil futures fell 1.1 percent Monday as the stronger ringgit currency offset earlier crude oil-driven gains. [POI/] * To see Malaysian central bank regular money market tenders issued at around 0930 local please click on the following link
INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 5001187.44 0.79% 9.340 USD/JPY 94.35 0.01% 0.010 10-YR US TSY YLD 3.9877 -- 0.000 SPOT GOLD 1131.85 0.19% 2.150 US CRUDE 86.75 0.15% 0.130 DOW JONES 10973.55 0.43% 46.48 ASIA ADRS 136.39 0.84% 1.13 ------------------------------------------------------------- FOR REALTIME MALAYSIAN ECONOMIC INDICATORS, HIT KEY GLOBAL ECONOMIC NEWS, SEE [TOP/MACRO] TOP NEWS ON ASIAN COMPANIES [TOP/EQA] FOR ECONOMIC FX RELATED NEWS, HIT [FXNEWS] FOR WHAT INVESTORS ARE SAYING ABOUT DEALS [DEALTALK/] STOCKS - BUY OR SELL? [BUYSELL/] IN THE NEWS REUTERS MALAYSIA (Click on [MY-RTRS]) > MFC likes corporate bonds, wants more Asia debt [ID:nN05187990] > Key political risks to watch in Malaysia [ID:nRISKMY] > Ringgit at 21-month high on inflows, yuan [ID:nSGE634068] > MARC's Kuwait Finance Malaysia rating unchanged [ID:nSGE63400Y] ASIA MARKETS NEWS * For an outlook of Asian stock trading, click on [STXNEWS/AS] * Speculation about a Chinese currency policy shift [ID:nTOE63401Y] and global fund inflows buoyed most Asian currencies on Monday, with the Malaysian ringgit hitting a 21-month high in holiday-thinned trade. [EMRG/FX] * Indonesia's stock index hit a record high on Monday on expectations the central bank would leave interest rates on hold this week, while Thailand ended higher despite mounting political protests in Bangkok.[.SO]
(Reporting by Kuala Lumpur Newsroom)
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