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Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Oct 10

Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news company-related and market news whichcould have an influence on the local market.

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INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHGS&P 5001441.48 -0.99% -14.400USD/JPY78.19 -0.05% -0.04010-YR US TSY YLD1.7062 -- -0.007SPOT GOLD1762.39 -0.07% -1.260US CRUDE91.78 -0.66% -0.610DOW JONES13473.53 -0.81% -110.12ASIA ADRS118.12 -1.34% -1.61

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe woes, US earnings season hit shares, euro

SE ASIA STOCKS-Weaker amid global growth worry

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MALAYSIA, IN TIMES LOCAL FOLLOWED BY

GMT:

* The Look East Policy - A New Dimension Conference at Grand Mahkota Foyer, Lower Ground,Istana Hotel, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur at 830 am (0030)

* International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed to officiate the HALFEST 2012 atDewan Tun Dr Ismail, Level 2, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur at 230 pm (0630)

MARKET NEWS

> Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens down 1.36 pct

> Wall St falls in tech-led sell-off, Alcoa up late

> Bond prices gain as global growth fears come to fore

> Dollar, yen rise on Greece, 3rd quarter earnings concerns

> Gold drops for third day on worries of global slowdown

> Oil rises 2 pct on Mideast tension, Saudi comments eyed

> Palm oil rises to one-week high, stocks may weigh

MALAYSIA IN THE NEWS:

> Semperit ups Latexx stake to 57.1 pct

> Malaysia's Aug factory output may have shrunk on weak exports

> POLL-Too many hurdles for Asian FX to rally past

> Indonesia, Malaysia eye joint body to prop up palm oil prices

> Malaysia's TNB wins 3 billion rgt power plant contract

> Genting scions gain foothold in Australia, eye Asia gaming deals

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