Techfast is one of a handful of small-cap Malaysian companies that form part of the technology supply chain.
With the outlook for the US economy clouded by Hurricane Harvey investors will be tuning in to a fresh round of speeches by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and regional Fed presidents for clues on the central bank’s next moves.
The regional benchmark has climbed almost 20 percent this year amid a rebound in momentum in China, Asia’s largest economy, recouping most of its losses since the financial crisis.
Thailand's sovereign bonds don’t yield much more than US Treasuries, they cost less to insure than Spanish notes and its currency is more stable than China’s managed yuan.
Flood waters were waist-deep in some parts of Manila, blocking several traffic arteries including the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue connecting the northern and southern parts of the city.