EVENING 5: Philippines' URC buys Munchy Food for RM1.9bil

In today’s edition of Evening 5 — Philippines' Universal Robina Corporation is acquiring biscuit maker Munchy Food for RM1.9 billion; Bursa Malaysia ends lower as the new Covid-19 variant spooks investors; and AmBank says 2Q net profit rose 35.3% y-o-y on lower impairment charge.