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Leiking: Malaysia won’t lose out on trade opportunities in wake of ‘phase one’ US-China...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not lose out on trade opportunities following the signing of the US-China “phase one” agreement last week, said International...

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

BEIJING: Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as "smart retail", having...

RAM: Corporate bond issuance to remain stable after a record high in 2019

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s gross corporate bond issuance hit a record RM132.8 billion in 2019, outperforming the previous high of RM124.9 billion in 2017...

Mavcom fines AirAsia, AirAsia X and MAHB

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has imposed financial penalties on AirAsia Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd amounting to RM2 million...

Thai c.bank eases housing loan rules to help home buyers

BANGKOK: Thailand's central bank has further relaxed mortgage lending rules to help home buyers, a deputy governor said on Monday, after tighter...

MIER: Rational 5G spectrum allocation needed

LANGKAWI: In order to create a sustainable 5G ecosystem, rational spectrum allocation is needed, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER). Its...

KL shares end lower due to losses in heavyweights

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower today in line with regional markets, as losses in selected heavyweights continued to weigh on the local...

France announces 4 bn euros’ foreign investment ahead of forum

PARIS: France announced Sunday nearly four billion euros ($4.4 billion) of foreign investment was coming into the country, as President Emmanuel Macron prepared...

InvestKL aims RM5b investments via special channel

KUALA LUMPUR: Investment promotion agency InvestKL is targeting to attract RM5 billion of Chinese investments in the first year via its China...

China confident of stabilising industrial growth in 2020

BEIJING: China is confident of maintaining steady industrial growth this year despite big pressures on the sector, underpinned by tax cuts and broad...

Petronas inks LNG supply deal with China’s Shenergy Group

KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas through its subsidiary, Petronas LNG Ltd (PLL), has signed a heads of agreement with Shenergy Group Company Ltd to...

Miti aims for 450 SMEs to undergo RA this year

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is targeting 450 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to undergo the government-funded...

Kerjaya Prospek bags RM332 million contract from E&O JV

PETALING JAYA: Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary Kerjaya Prospek (M) Sdn Bhd has secured a RM332 million contract for a...

Foreign fund inflow hits 32-week high on Bursa

PETALING JAYA: Offshore investors returned to Bursa Malaysia last week, snapping up RM320.9 million net of local equities, the largest weekly foreign net...

Govt’s ‘not selling’ decision a PLUS for UEM Edgenta

PETALING JAYA: The recent news of the government’s decision not to sell PLUS to the private sector will likely bode well for UEM...

Kossan’s Kuala Langat land disposal seen as positive

PETALING JAYA: Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd’s plan to dispose of its vacant industrial land in Kuala Langat for RM147.8 million is a...

More aggressive monetary easing needed

PETALING JAYA: It is widely expected that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will make a 25 basis point (bps) cut to the Overnight Policy...

Oil surges as Libyan pipeline shutdown cripples output

TOKYO: Oil prices jumped on Monday after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down amid a military blockade, setting...

Nikkei gains but market optimism tested by valuations

TOKYO: Japanese shares edged higher on Monday, due to strong U.S. housing data and investor optimism following last week's U.S.-China trade deal, though...

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal to be good for them

AUSTIN: President Donald Trump sought on Sunday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that a...

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