Malaysia-Market factors to watch on May 30 (Thursday)


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  • Thursday, 30 May 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news company-related and market news which could have an influence on the Malaysian market. GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall, bonds rise on uncertainty about Fed's plans

SE Asia Stocks-Mixed amid Fed stimulus concerns; Thai stocks fall after rate cut WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MALAYSIA, IN TIMES LOCAL FOLLOWED BY GMT:

* Malindo Air opens its airport ticketing office in Subang Airport at 10.30 am (0230).

IGB Corp Bhd holds AGM at Cititel Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur at 3.00pm (0700).

MARKET NEWS

> Tokyo's Nikkei share average falls 3.11 pct > US STOCKS-Wall St falls as bond yields hit high dividend stocks

> TREASURIES-Prices gain, take yields off 13-month highs

> FOREX-U.S. dollar weakens but upward trend appears intact

> PRECIOUS-Gold rises 1 pct on physical demand, drop in equities

> Oil slides with Wall Street and on energy demand worry

> VEGOILS-Palm oil ends off 2-month high, tighter stocks support MALAYSIA IN THE NEWS: > U.S. sets preliminary duties on shrimp from Asia, Ecuador

> Malaysian Airline's Q1 net loss widens on forex, finance costs

> Cuban oil hopes sputter as Russians give up for now on well

> Islamic Development Bank sells $1 bln 5-yr sukuk

> Asian bonds sell off, Bank Indonesia intervenes > China Sea tension mounts near Filipino shipwreck. - Reuters

DIARY - Malaysia - May30(Thursday)

+ ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME FOLLOWED BY GMT IN BRACKETS

THURSDAY, MAY 30

* KUALA LUMPUR - Third Women Deliver Global Conference at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

* PUTRAJAYA - Medical Device Authority of Ministry of Health Malaysia organises seminar on Conformity Assessment Body Registration at Menara Prisma, Jalan Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 3, Putrajaya at 0845am (0045).

* KUALA LUMPUR - ASLI's CSR & Sustainability Summit with theme 'The Next Phase of Corporate Social Responsibility - Are We There Yet?' at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur at 0900am (0100).

* CYBERJAYA - Bank Simpanan Nasional to organise the opening ceremony of 19th Meeting of the World Saving Bank Institute Asia/Pacific Regional Group at Cyberview Resort & Spa, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyberjaya at 0900am (0100).

* KUALA LUMPUR - European Union-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry organises Tastes of Europe at Royal Chulan Hotel, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur at 0900am (0100).

* SELAYANG, SELANGOR - Magna Prima Bhd holds AGM at Ideal Convention Centre, Jalan PS 8/3, Taman Prima Selayang at 0900am (0100).

* KUALA LUMPUR - Berjaya University College of Hospitality organises "Competing Through Customer Experience, A New Paradigm for Service Industries" by Jay Kandampully at Berjaya Times Square, Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur at 0900am (0100).

* PETALING JAYA - Building Materials Distributors' Association of Malaysia signs agreement with Credit Bureau Malaysia at Tropicana Golf & Country Resort, Club House, Petaling Jaya at 0920am (0120).

* KUALA LUMPUR - NJOI gives media briefing on its television satellite services at The Boulevard, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur at 1000am (0200).

* SUBANG - Malindo Air organises official opening ceremony of its ticketing office at Skypark Terminal Sdn Bhd, SkyPark Subang at 1030am (0230).

* KUALA LUMPUR - Low Yat Group gives media briefing on Latar Expressway, LYG Property Showcase, 468-16, Rivercity, Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur at 1030am (0230).

* PETALING JAYA - KUB Malaysia Bhd and Dataran Systems (Asia) Sdn Bhd memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony at The Royale Bintang Damansara Hotel, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya at 1430pm (0630).

* KUALA LUMPUR - IGB Corp Bhd holds AGM at Cititel Mid Valley, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur at 1500pm (0700).

* KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Najib Razak launches 'Variable Density Tunnel Boring Machine' at MRT Depot, Jalan Cochrane, Kuala Lumpur at 1630pm (0830), and attends Yasin and doa selamat recitation in conjunction with yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah's birthday celebration at National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur at 1910pm (1110).

FRIDAY, MAY 31

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of April 2013 Money Supply data at 1700pm (0900).

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end April 2013, at 1200pm (0400).

SATURDAY, JUN 1

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday.

WEDNESDAY, JUN 5

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of April 2013 External Trade data.

KUALA LUMPUR - The 14th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre at 1000am (0200) (to June 7).

FRIDAY, JUN 7

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 31 May 2013.

TUESDAY, JUN 11

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of April 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and April 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

WEDNESDAY, JUN 19

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of May 2013 Consumer Price Index.

FRIDAY, JUN 21

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 14 June 2013.

FRIDAY, JUN 28

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of May 2013 Money Supply data, and Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end May 2013.

THURSDAY, JUL 4

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of May 2013 External Trade data.

FRIDAY, JUL 5

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 28 June 2013.

THURSDAY, JUL 11

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of BNM Monetary Policy Statement, May 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and May 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

WEDNESDAY JUL 17

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of June 2013 Consumer Price Index.

MONDAY, JUL 22

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 15 July 2013.

WEDNESDAY, JUL 31

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of June 2013 Money Supply data, and release of Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end June 2013.

MONDAY, AUG 5

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of June 2013 External Trade data.

WEDNESDAY, AUG 7

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 31 July 2013, June 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and June 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, AUG 8-9

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Hari Raya Puasa

(Eid-Fitr).

WEDNESDAY, AUG 21

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of 2nd Quarter 2013 GDP and July 2013 Consumer Price Index.

THURSDAY, AUG 22

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 15 August 2013.

FRIDAY, AUG 30

KUALA LUMPUR - Release July 2013 Money Supply data and release of Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end July 2013.

SATURDAY, AUG 31

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - National Day.

THURSDAY, SEP 5

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of BNM Monetary Policy Statement.

FRIDAY, SEP 6

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 30 August 2013, and July 2013 External Trade data.

WEDNESDAY, SEP 11

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of July 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and July 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

MONDAY, SEP 16

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Malaysia Day.

WEDNESDAY, SEP 18

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of August 2013 Consumer Price Index.

MONDAY, SEP 23

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 13 September 2013.

MONDAY, SEP 30

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of August 2013 Money Supply data and Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end August 2013.

FRIDAY, OCT 4

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of August 2013 External Trade data.

MONDAY, OCT 7

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 30 September 2013.

THURSDAY, OCT 10

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of August 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and August 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

TUESDAY, OCT 15

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Hari Raya Haji

(Eid-Adha).

TUESDAY, OCT 22

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 14 October 2013.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 23

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of September 2013 Consumer Price Index

THURSDAY, OCT 31

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of September 2013 Money Supply data, and Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end September 2013.

SATURDAY, NOV 2

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Deepavali.

TUESDAY, NOV 5

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Moslem New Year.

THURSDAY, NOV 7

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of BNM Monetary Policy Statement.

FRIDAY, NOV 8

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of September 2013 External Trade data.

MONDAY, NOV 11

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 31 October 2013, September 2013 Index Industrial Production (IPI) and September 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

FRIDAY, NOV 15

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of 3rd Quarter 2013 GDP.

WEDNESDAY, NOV 20

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of October 2013 Consumer Price Index.

FRIDAY, NOV 22

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 15 November 2013.

FRIDAY, NOV 29

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of October 2013 Money Supply data and Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end October 2013.

FRIDAY, DEC 6

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 29 November 2013, and October 2013 External Trade data.

WEDNESDAY, DEC 11

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of October 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IPI) and October 2013 Manufacturing Sales.

WEDNESDAY, DEC 18

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of November 2013 Consumer Price Index.

FRIDAY, DEC 20

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of International Reserves as at 13 December 2013.

WEDNESDAY, DEC 25

KUALA LUMPUR - Market and Public Holiday - Christmas Day.

TUESDAY, DEC 31

KUALA LUMPUR - Release of November 2013 Money Supply data and Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end November 2013

NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event - Reuters

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