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  • RAM revises Malaysia’s 2018 fiscal deficit to 3.2pc

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    RAM revises Malaysia’s 2018 fiscal deficit to 3.2pc

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — RAM Ratings has revised Malaysia’s fiscal deficit expectations for 2018 to 3.2 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is a still-manageable...

  • Bursa opens higher

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    Bursa opens higher

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher today in taking cue from the rise in stocks on Wall Street last Friday and optimism towards the possibility of positive...

  • Ringgit recovers ground against US dollar

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    Ringgit recovers ground against US dollar

  • Dollar dips on trade optimism, US-China talks awaited

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    Dollar dips on trade optimism, US-China talks awaited

  • Asia shares inch up, cautious on Sino-US trade talks

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    Asia shares inch up, cautious on Sino-US trade talks

  • Trade war puts new strains on America Inc’s factories in China

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    Trade war puts new strains on America Inc’s factories in China

  • Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs

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    Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs

  • US tech giants plan to fight India’s data localisation plans

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    US tech giants plan to fight India’s data localisation plans

  • Musk defends relentless work hours as Tesla enters fateful week

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    Musk defends relentless work hours as Tesla enters fateful week

  • Singapore’s PM Lee lays out plan to curb rising living costs

    11 hours ago

    Singapore’s PM Lee lays out plan to curb rising living costs

  • Tesla board torn between service to shareholders and iconic CEO

    12 hours ago

    Tesla board torn between service to shareholders and iconic CEO

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  • Bursa likely to trade higher next week

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    Bursa likely to trade higher next week

  • US stocks fall on Turkey tensions

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    US stocks fall on Turkey tensions

  • RAM Ratings expects Malaysia's growth at 4.9pc

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    RAM Ratings expects Malaysia's growth at 4.9pc

  • Economists remain confident with PH govt after 100 days

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    Economists remain confident with PH govt after 100 days

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    Iran says no Opec member can take over its share of oil exports

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  • Australia ramps up aid to farmers as drought bites

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    Australia ramps up aid to farmers as drought bites

    SYDNEY, Aug 19 — Financial aid for drought-stricken Australian farmers will be increased to A$1.8 billion (RM5.41 billion) as they endure the driest conditions in half a...

  • Superdry co-founder gives £1m to campaign for second Brexit vote

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    Superdry co-founder gives £1m to campaign for second Brexit vote

    LONDON, Aug 19 — The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry is donating a million pounds (RM5.24 million) to the campaign for a referendum on the final Brexit agreement as Britain...

  • Greece emerges from bailouts relieved, but not euphoric

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    Greece emerges from bailouts relieved, but not euphoric

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  • UK’s richest man forced out of the shadows

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    UK’s richest man forced out of the shadows

    LONDON, Aug 19 — Reclusive titan of industry Jim Ratcliffe has found himself under unusual scrutiny after being declared Britain’s richest man, with his political leanings and...

  • Trade war creates unstable environment for foreign inflows, says economist

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    Trade war creates unstable environment for foreign inflows, says economist

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Intensifying trade friction between China and the United States has left the local equity market sentiment cautious, creating an unstable environment for...

  • Der Spiegel: VW’s CEO was told about emissions software months before scandal

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    Der Spiegel: VW’s CEO was told about emissions software months before scandal

    FRANKFURT, Aug 18 — Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew the whistle on a...

  • Singapore’s July exports did better than projected, but economists expect growth to ease

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    Singapore’s July exports did better than projected, but economists expect growth to ease

    SINGAPORE, Aug 18 — Growth of Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) in July exceeded expectations, thanks largely to a surge in pharmaceutical shipments, the latest data...

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    Affin Bank launches new concept branch

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Affin Bank Bhd today launched its first new concept branch which combines digital innovation with the reliability of a traditional branch...

  • Ringgit likely to trend lower versus US dollar next week

    1 day ago

    Ringgit likely to trend lower versus US dollar next week

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The ringgit is likely to trend lower against the US dollar next week on lack of positive catalysts, said an analyst. FXTM Global Head of Currency Strategy...

  • Bursa likely to trade higher next week, retesting 1,800 level

    2 days ago

    Bursa likely to trade higher next week, retesting 1,800 level

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Bursa Malaysia is expected to trade firmer next week retesting its 1,800 level, spurred by improved sentiment in some domestic and external factors,...

  • Trump ignites Wall Street debate with his tweet on earnings

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    Trump ignites Wall Street debate with his tweet on earnings

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 — President Donald Trump brought a long-simmering debate on Wall Street to the surface yesterday when he prodded regulators to look into scaling back how...

  • Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news

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    Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 — US stocks closed higher , with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending gains and the Nasdaq turning positive on reports of progress in...

  • US stocks fall on Turkey tensions; Tesla drops

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    US stocks fall on Turkey tensions; Tesla drops

    NEW YORK, Aug 17 — Wall Street stocks fell early today as the Turkish lira fell on the latest diplomatic frictions with the United States. About 20 minutes into trading, the Dow...

  • Mobile Starhill and Chinese partner to develop mega automotive hub in Tanjung Malim

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    Mobile Starhill and Chinese partner to develop mega automotive hub in Tanjung Malim

    IPOH, Aug 17 — Mobile Starhill (M) Sdn Bhd today signed an agreement with several players of automotive component industries at Ningbo, China to develop the Integrated...

  • Report: Japan ministries may have fiddled numbers of disabled employees

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    Report: Japan ministries may have fiddled numbers of disabled employees

    TOKYO, Aug 17 — Several ministries in Japan may have been inflating for decades the number of disabled people they employ in order to meet quotas, media said today, even as the...

  • RAM Ratings expects Malaysia’s growth to hold up at 4.9pc

    2 days ago

    RAM Ratings expects Malaysia’s growth to hold up at 4.9pc

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — RAM Ratings expects Malaysia’s overall growth in 2018 to remain resilient at 4.9 per cent, moderately lower than the initially forecasted 5.2...