GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks near 5-year high, yen gains on Japan elections
* ABM Fujiya Bhd initial listing ceremony at Bursa Malaysia Bhd, Bukit Kewangan, Kuala Lumpur at 0815am (0015).
* Second Finance Minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah delivers keynote address at 17th Malaysian Banking Summit at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur at 0900am (0100).
* Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) to organise media announcement on the domestic investment strategic fund at Perdana Hall, MIDA Sentral, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur at 1300pm (0500).
* World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Chairman, Musa Hitam updates on upcoming 9th Wife in London at WIFE Foundation, Hampshire Place Office, Jalan Mayang Sari, Kuala Lumpur at 1330pm (0530).
* Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd announces its financial results for second-quarter 2013 at Malaysia Airport Corporate Office, Persiaran Korporat KLIA, Sepang at 1330pm (0530).
* Ministry of International Trade and Industry to organise Malaysia Automotive Institute Auto Industry Talks at Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur at 1630pm (0830).
* Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz attends National Visual Arts Gallery's breaking-of-fast at National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur at 1700pm (0900).
> Nikkei gains as Abe's big election win boosts economic recovery hopes
> Wall St edges higher despite McDonald's disappointment
> Prices stable before new supply
> Yen rises after Japan vote; euro up on Portugal optimism > Gold surges above $1,300-an-ounce level, bears seek cover
> U.S crude ends lower on profit-taking, Brent up slightly
> Palm creeps up on hopes for smaller output rise
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> Malaysia's c.bank reserves at $137.9 bln on July 15 > Supergroup signs 10-year distribution deal with FJ Benjamin - Reuters
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