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  • World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

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    World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

    LONDON, Feb 18 — Hopes for progress in Sino-US trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs today, though...

  • Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

    7 hours ago

    Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

    FRANKFURT, Feb 18 — Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 per cent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned today. The company...

  • European stocks mostly drop after rally

    7 hours ago

    European stocks mostly drop after rally

  • EU vows 'swift' riposte to threatened US auto tariffs

    7 hours ago

    EU vows 'swift' riposte to threatened US auto tariffs

  • Swiss bank UBS faces French court ruling on fraud charges

    8 hours ago

    Swiss bank UBS faces French court ruling on fraud charges

  • Singapore tables expansionary budget for 2019

    8 hours ago

    Singapore tables expansionary budget for 2019

  • Petronas Gas FY18 net profit rises to RM1.81b

    9 hours ago

    Petronas Gas FY18 net profit rises to RM1.81b

  • Ringgit ends higher as oil prices rise

    10 hours ago

    Ringgit ends higher as oil prices rise

  • KL shares end higher, tracking regional stocks

    11 hours ago

    KL shares end higher, tracking regional stocks

  • Amid US-China trade war, western companies turning to Malaysia as it improves IP protection

    11 hours ago

    Amid US-China trade war, western companies turning to Malaysia as it improves IP protection

  • EPF awaits EAC outcome for clearer future directions

    12 hours ago

    EPF awaits EAC outcome for clearer future directions

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  • EPF declares dividends

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    EPF declares dividends

  • Merkel concerned abt US car tariff threat

    6 hours ago

    Merkel concerned abt US car tariff threat

  • Expert: High foreign outflow due to investment recalibration

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    Expert: High foreign outflow due to investment recalibration

  • Madius: Sabah has identified several China investors

    14 hours ago

    Madius: Sabah has identified several China investors

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  • FTSE 100 lower as weak dollar hits exporters but Reckitt shines after results

    12 hours ago

    FTSE 100 lower as weak dollar hits exporters but Reckitt shines after results

    LONDON, Feb 18 — Britain's blue-chip index inched lower and off its four-month high, as a weaker dollar weighed on exporter stocks while consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser...

  • Strong Malaysian economic momentum to continue in 2019, says Zeti

    12 hours ago

    Strong Malaysian economic momentum to continue in 2019, says Zeti

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz has described Malaysia's 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 per cent as...

  • Bursa stays higher at mid-afternoon

    13 hours ago

    Bursa stays higher at mid-afternoon

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Bursa Malaysia remained in positive territory at mid-afternoon, lifted by gains in selected heavyweights. At 3.15pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia...

  • Khazanah tells Malaysia Airlines: For additional funding, let's see your proposal

    13 hours ago

    Khazanah tells Malaysia Airlines: For additional funding, let's see your proposal

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Any additional funding for Malaysia Airlines Bhd from Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be based on its proposal, says Khazanah chief executive officer Datuk...

  • Sabah's ASB to unveil blueprint to tackle challenges in next decade

    15 hours ago

    Sabah's ASB to unveil blueprint to tackle challenges in next decade

    LABUAN, Feb 18 — Sabah government's linked-company Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd (ASB) will unveil a blueprint next month as it braces itself against challenges in the next decade....

  • US agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House

    15 hours ago

    US agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 — The US Commerce Department sent a report yesterday to US President Donald Trump that could unleash steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts, provoking...

  • Maxis names Gokhan Ogut as CEO

    11 hours ago

    Maxis names Gokhan Ogut as CEO

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Maxis Bhd has appointed Gökhan Ogut as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2019. In a statement today, Maxis said Ogut, who was...

  • Special RM2b government guarantee scheme for SMEs

    17 hours ago

    Special RM2b government guarantee scheme for SMEs

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd (SJPP) today launched RM2 billion special government guarantee scheme to help the small and medium enterprises...

  • Islamic capital market valued at RM1.88t for 2018, says SC

    10 hours ago

    Islamic capital market valued at RM1.88t for 2018, says SC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Malaysian Islamic capital market for 2018 was valued at RM1.88 trillion, representing approximately 61 per cent of the country’s overall capital...

  • Bursa remains higher at mid-morning

    17 hours ago

    Bursa remains higher at mid-morning

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning today, lifted by gains in selected blue chips. At 11am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI...

  • Coffee farmers betting on blockchain to boost business

    17 hours ago

    Coffee farmers betting on blockchain to boost business

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 18 — On a bustling street near the shiny new international airport in Ethiopia's capital is a small coffee roastery with big dreams. Nearly 40 Ethiopians — a...

  • Ringgit gains in early trade

    19 hours ago

    Ringgit gains in early trade

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early session today on better demand for the local note, said a dealer. At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at...

  • Trade war boogeyman hangs over giant US toy show

    18 hours ago

    Trade war boogeyman hangs over giant US toy show

    NEW YORK, Feb 18 — The US-China trade war has dealt a glancing blow to American toys, hitting putty and arts and crafts items, while sparing superhero action figures, toy cars...

  • Bursa opens higher

    18 hours ago

    Bursa opens higher

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia opened higher due to better buying demand across-the-board as market sentiment was lifted by strong gains in US stocks. At...

  • Europe's food makers find green palm oil hard to stomach

    19 hours ago

    Europe's food makers find green palm oil hard to stomach

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target backed by about 10 countries, as well as big companies, to use 100-per...

  • US dollar eases as trade deal prospects bolster risk, sterling gains

    20 hours ago

    US dollar eases as trade deal prospects bolster risk, sterling gains

    SINGAPORE, Feb 18 — The US dollar was marginally weaker today, as increasing expectations of a US-Sino trade deal led investors to shift away from the safety of the greenback...

  • Asia shares up on optimism over trade talks, stimulus

    20 hours ago

    Asia shares up on optimism over trade talks, stimulus

    SYDNEY, Feb 18 — Asian share markets firmed today as investors dared to hope for both progress at Sino-US trade talks in Washington this week and more policy stimulus from major...

  • Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with US$20b Pakistan investment pledge

    21 hours ago

    Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with US$20b Pakistan investment pledge

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 18 — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman yesterday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth US$20 billion (RM81.6 billion) during his high-profile...

  • European car imports no threat to US national security, says German group

    22 hours ago

    European car imports no threat to US national security, says German group

    FRANKFURT, Feb 18 — Car imports from Europe do not endanger US national security, German car lobby the VDA said yesterday, echoing comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel a day...