Lembaga Tabung Haji or Pilgrim Fund Board of Malaysia recently announced a 5.5 percent dividend for 2010. The total payout to depositors is RM1.33 billion.

The dividend is 0.5 percent higher than 2009 rate which was 5 percent. Higher dividend was due to the fund’s better financial performance in 2010. In the same period, Tabung Haji recorded a revenue of more than RM2 billion.

The dividend rate for Tabung Haji is very competitive taking into account the profile of Tabung Haji investments which are limited to Syariah compliant investments.

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Priority banking is a preferential treatment service granted to a select group of customers in a bank usually to high net worth personal. They are usually invited to enjoy this service based on amount of deposits, investments or housing loan with the bank.

Refer to table in the later section of this post to see the minimum deposit to be eligible.

Some of the benefits offer by Priority Banking are;

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Despite the rather moderate earnings growth projections for 2011 based on a moderate economic growth forecast, media sector upgraded from Neutral to Overweight as the thematic factors such as an impending general election and influx of foreign investors would be the sector’s key upside catalysts in 2011.

Media Chinese (MCIL) has an attractive valuation proposition as the stock is currently trading at below 10x PER on CY11 EPS. Given that its largest shareholder owns some 55% of MCIL shares, as well as the stock’s attractive valuation, there is a strong possibility of MCIL being taken private.

Nevertheless, Media Prima (MPR) is good choice for investors seeking the widest exposure in the media sector, backed by the group’s position as the only integrated media player in Malaysia with exposure to all media platforms.

Despite the windfall from its special dividend last year, the medium and long term prospects for Star remain somewhat unattractive, especially if one considers its relatively expensive valuation. As such, Star has NEUTRAL recommendation.

Below are target price for selected stocks in Media Sector.

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Maybankard 2 Cards offers two credits cards together to a card members with one signup. They will issued an American Express and a MasterCard credit card together and have a choice of Gold and Platinum.

With Maybankard 2 Cards, card members will enjoy the lowest finance charge of 8.88% per annum on outstanding balance and only a RM50 service tax charge for the two cards.

The other main benefits of Maybankard 2 Cards are;

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Century Software Holdings Initial Public Offering (IPO) received an overwhelming response with its Malaysian public portion of 23 million shares. It was oversubscribed by 23.99 times. The IPO attract 11,746 applications or 216.1 million shares. For the Bumiputera portion, a total of 5,472 applications for 81.2 million shares were received which represents an oversubscription rate of 17.79 times. The Public Issue and Offer for Sale exercise comprises;

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