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    Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia draws RM32b new investments

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  • US Trade Rep promises exclusion process for higher tariffs if China talks fail

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    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer did not see any progress made on structural issues during US talks with China last week, Republican US...

  • City of London unites in call for urgent Brexit transition deal

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    City of London unites in call for urgent Brexit transition deal

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  • McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

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    McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

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  • Global stocks rise on China hopes, sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

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    Global stocks rise on China hopes, sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

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  • France seeks Renault board meeting to replace Ghosn, say sources

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    France seeks Renault board meeting to replace Ghosn, say sources

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  • White House looking at former PepsiCo CEO, Treasury official to lead World Bank, says source

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    White House looking at former PepsiCo CEO, Treasury official to lead World Bank, says source

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  • Stocks tripped by earnings angst, sterling huddled for Brexit vote

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    Stocks tripped by earnings angst, sterling huddled for Brexit vote

    LONDON, Jan 15 — Spluttering noises from Germany and an earnings miss from banking giant JP Morgan dragged back stocks today, while Britain's pound hovered near a two-month high...

  • Hard Brexit to hit Danish bacon, butter exports to Britain, says OECD

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    Hard Brexit to hit Danish bacon, butter exports to Britain, says OECD

    COPENHAGEN, Jan 15 — The flow of Danish butter and bacon to Britons' breakfast tables is expected to fall by around a quarter in case of a hard Brexit, the Organization for...

  • JPMorgan misses profit estimates as bond trading slumps

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    JPMorgan misses profit estimates as bond trading slumps

    NEW YORK, Jan 15 —JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as a slump in bond trading outweighed gains from higher interest rates and loan growth....

  • Malaysian labour force as of Nov 2018 totalled 15.46 million

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    Malaysian labour force as of Nov 2018 totalled 15.46 million

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 15 — The number of labour force in November 2018 increased by 2.5 per cent to 15.46  million compared to15.08 million during the same month the previous...

  • Exports of auto parts, components to hit RM15b by 2020, says MITI

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    Exports of auto parts, components to hit RM15b by 2020, says MITI

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) expects the exports of Malaysia’s automotive parts and components to reach RM15 billion by 2020....

  • Malaysia stands to gain bigger share in India’s edible oil market

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    Malaysia stands to gain bigger share in India’s edible oil market

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  • Ringgit closes lower against US dollar

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    Ringgit closes lower against US dollar

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The ringgit bucked the regional trend to close lower against the US dollar today on lack of demand for the local note. At 6pm, the ringgit was quoted at...

  • Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia records RM32.23b in new investments

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    Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia records RM32.23b in new investments

    ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 15 — Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia has attracted a total of RM32.23 billion in new investments last year, said Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)...

  • Bursa Malaysia rebounds on last-minute buying

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    Bursa Malaysia rebounds on last-minute buying

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — Bursa Malaysia rebounded from earlier losses to close higher today on last-minute buying in the wake of improved market sentiment following China’s...

  • FTSE 100 rises on China stimulus hopes amid caution ahead of Brexit vote

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    FTSE 100 rises on China stimulus hopes amid caution ahead of Brexit vote

    LONDON, Jan 15 — Britain's FTSE 100 opened slightly higher today on hopes Beijing will take steps to stabilise a slowing economy, but investors remained cautious ahead of a...