Malaysian Stocks - Factors to watch


KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 (Reuters) - Here are news stories and factors that may affect the Malaysian stock market on Monday.

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INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 1413.9 0.32% 4.560 USD/JPY 105.31 0.07% 0.070 10-YR US TSY YLD 3.8571 -- 0.000 SPOT GOLD 860.25 0.56% 4.800 US CRUDE 116.18 -0.12% -0.140 DOW JONES 13057.80 0.37% 47.80 ASIA ADRS 167.00 1.24% 2.05 ------------------------------------------------------------- > US STOCKS-Jobs lift blue chips; Nasdaq dips on Sun [.N] > FOREX-Dollar underpinned by Fed view, yen pressured [USD/] > Bond sag as jobs data less severe than feared [US] > Gold ends higher after 4-mth low; volatility seen [GOL/] > Oil jumps over 3 pct to $116 on US jobs data [O/R] > SE Asian stocks-Up as banks, Singapore Exchange gain [.SO] > Malaysia's Maybank signals major acquisition [nKLR118540] > Malaysia's Transmile says unit defaulted on loan [nKLA007444] > Malaysia's MK Land seeks to defer debt repayment [nKLR123141] > Malaysia's YTL targets palm oil carbon credits [nKLR81410]


- Malaysian car distributor Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd is considering a special dividend or other form of capital repayment to shareholders, the Edge business weekly said on Saturday, adding that it could be announced this month.

A payment of about 50 Malaysian cents per share is being contemplated, the Edge said, quoting unidentified sources. (Reporting by Jalil Hamid and Mark Bendeich; Editing by Alan Raybould)



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