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Malaysian Stocks: AirAsia, Berjaya Sports Toto, Guinness Anchor

December 13, 2011

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Malaysia trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 9:29 a.m. in Kuala Lumpur.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index lost 0.4 percent to 1,461.57.

AirAsia Bhd. (AIRA MK), Asia’s biggest budget carrier, dropped 1.6 percent to 3.73 ringgit. Its Indonesian unit will postpone an initial share sale until next year because of the global economic slowdown, Agence France-Presse reported yesterday, citing AirAsia Indonesia’s corporate communications manager Audrey Petriny.

Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd. (BST MK), a lottery operator, climbed 2 percent to 4.18 ringgit, heading for its largest gain since Nov. 24. Second-quarter net income jumped 62 percent to 105.7 million ringgit ($33.3 million), the company said in a stock exchange filing.

Guinness Anchor Bhd. (GUIN MK), a brewer, advanced 5.2 percent to 12.92 ringgit, heading for a record closing level. The company declared a special interim dividend of 60 sen per share, it said in a statement.

--Editor: Allen Wan

To contact the reporter on this story: Gan Yen Kuan in Kuala Lumpur at ykgan@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Darren Boey at dboey@bloomberg.net


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