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Evergreen Fibreboard 2Q profit up 93% on forex gain

2018-08-24 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd's net profit nearly doubled to RM11.96 million or 1.41 sen a share in the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 (2QFY18), from RM6.2 million or 0.73 sen a share last year, contributed by foreign exchange (forex) gain, versus a forex loss.
BSMAF 5101 1818

 
KLCI holds on to marginal gains as Petronas-linked stocks lift

2018-08-15 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The FBM KLCI held on to its marginal gains at mid-morning today, despite the retreat at most regional markets, propped up by Petronas-linked stocks.
APEXF 5161 7090 0090 7192 8621 5681 JCYBF BATS 4162 7034 6033 5101 PNADF 3301 5797 6556 5819 PNAGF

 
Shares of furniture players gain on potential increase in demand amid US-China trade war

2018-07-23 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Interest in shares of export-oriented furniture manufacturers spiked, following news the United States is looking to impose a 10% tariff on more than 5,000 new Chinese imports worth US$200 billion, which includes furniture.
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KLCI dips 0.24% in line with regional markets

2018-07-23 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The FBM KLCI dipped 0.24% at mid-morning today, tracking regional losses, weighed by select index-linked blue chips.
7172 UPBMF 7006 2089 5014 9334 6033 5101 LIIHF 7123 KLKBY 5238 2445 4588 PNADF 5738 7216 0026 MYPRY 2836 PNAGF

 
Furniture and glove makers winners in US-China trade war

2018-07-23 thestar.com.my
In the rubber glove sector, possible winners (but receiving only minimal spillover benefits) are Top Glove Corp Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd and Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
TGLVY 7113 TPGVF 7006 7153 5168 7022 5101 GBTKF LIIHF HRGHY 5001

 
Outlook for wood-based manufacturing stays challenging in 2H18, says HLIB Research

2018-07-11 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Hong Leong IB Research has maintained its “Neutral” rating on the wood-based manufacturing sector and said that moving into 2H18, it believes that the sector will remain unfavourable as we opine that weaker ringgit alone is insufficient to mitigate the negative factors of (i) potential minimum wage hike and (ii) high rubber log wood prices.
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Trading ideas: Maybank, Pos Malaysia, MBSB, MMC

2018-05-30 thestar.com.my
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex expects Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Pos Malaysia Bhd , Malaysia Building Sociey Bhd (MBSB), MMC Corp Bhd and CCM Duopharma to be among the stocks to watch on Wednesday following their latest quarterly results.
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