EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Trading volume revisits 9 billion mark by theedgetv

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Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consumer woes. Here are five things you need to know today.

1. Trading volume surges to over 9 billion shares again as global crude oil price gains offer an impetus to Bursa Malaysia's oil and gas-related shares.

2. Investors continue to pile into Green Packet, pushing the stock to a five-year high today.

3. Cameron Highlands MP Ramli Mohd Noor has been appointed the new chairman of Amanah Raya, effective today.

4. A lawyer and a social activist are seeking a court declaration that the Dewan Rakyat sitting on Monday is unconstitutional.

5. The Genting Group wants Miami-Dade to fund a US$770mil (RM3.35bil) monorail system linking the Miami mainland with South Beach.