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Tenaga rebound helps KLCI pare losses

KUALA LUMPUR: A rebound in Tenaga Nasional's share price helped the FBM KLCI recoup most of its early losses while fund buying was seen in Genting and IHH also.

Malaysia end-May palm stocks fall to 10-month low

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil stockpiles fell to a 10-month low at end-May, according to official data on Wednesday, extending monthly falls since March, as export gains outpaced an unexpected rise in production.

Falling stockpiles could support palm prices.

Asia shares turn wary, US inflation next hurdle

SYDNEY: Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there.

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation(Update)

SYDNEY: Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there.

Market moves were modest, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan off 0.38% after two days of gains.  Japan's Nikkei dithered either side of flat, while Shanghai blue chips eased 0.5% following a 3% jump the day before. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 hardly budged.