The Malaysian Pulse
Beat of the Nation
Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 5:39 AM
  • Latest

The Edge Markets:
Share
AppsUP 2021 Sees Huawei Empowering App Developers Through Growth Hacking
According to a recent report, the global mobile application market was valued at US$111 billion in 2020.
The Edge Markets:
Share
The race between vaccine rollout and virus mutation
Economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is the key theme for 2021, especially with an increasing number of people receiving vaccines against the virus.
More:
Show more (29)
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysian Rubber Council unveils sustainability plan, committed to driving...
"MRC also will deliver critical initiatives to future-proof the industry and move the rubber sector and country up the global value chain" - Nurul Islam Mohamed Yusoff, CEO Of Malaysia Rubber Council ...
The Edge Markets:
Share
REDEFINING WEALTH MANAGEMENT WITH HOLISTIC ISLAMIC SOLUTIONS
Maybank Islamic offers Shariah-compliant financial products and services to customers at all life stages Maybank Islamic Berhad recognizes and understands the differing preferences and requirements of...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Hadi tells Malaysian ambassadors to increase cooperation with Egypt, Oman,...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to the Middle East, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, has asked Malaysia’s Ambassadors to Egypt, Oman and Lebanon to make an effort to increas...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Use correct channels to air vaccine-related issues, says deputy IGP
ALOR SETAR (July 25): The public has been advised to use the correct channels to complain about issues related to the administration of the Covid-19 vaccination.
The Edge Markets:
Share
PM did not announce GKP 5.0, Bernama clarifies
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin did not make an announcement on Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) 5.0 as reported by Bernama, following a media conference by the premier yes...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
KPDNHEP seizes counterfeit face masks worth over RM60,000 in JB
JOHOR BAHRU (July 25): The Johor Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has seized 112,350 units of suspected counterfeit face masks worth RM60,669 around Taman Sentosa and Tebrau here...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Saudi’s King Salman sends Covid-19 aid to Malaysia, says Hishammuddin
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The King of Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdul Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has ordered the 'King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Action' to quickly send assistance of medical...
The Edge Markets:
Share
SME Bank targets modest loan growth as small and medium enterprises take a...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): SME Bank is targeting a modest financing growth of RM400 million this year, compared with RM934 million recorded in 2020, as domestic economic activities continue to slow down ...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
29 localities in five states under EMCO from July 27, says DPM Ismail Sabri
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): A total of 29 localities in Kelantan, Perak, Terengganu, Kedah and Sabah will be subjected to the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from July 27 to Aug 9.
The Edge Markets:
Share
No hybrid parliament sitting, all MPs allowed to attend, says speaker Azhar
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): All the 220 Members of Parliament (MPs) are allowed to attend the special meeting of the Third Session of the 14th Parliament which begins tomorrow, said Dewan Rakyat Speaker D...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Covid: Industry cluster in Tangga Batu recorded almost half of cases in Melaka...
MELAKA (July 25): Almost half of the 631 positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Melaka yesterday involved the Lot 11 Tangga Batu Industrial Cluster, which had 312 cases.
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Penang CM undergoes home quarantine
GEORGE TOWN (July 25): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is undergoing home quarantine, after an escort officer tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement today, Chow said he had taken an RT-PCR t...
The Edge Markets:
Share
30% of tourism frontliners vaccinated, says Nancy
PULAU PANGKOR (July 25): About 30% of frontline workers in the tourism sector have been vaccinated against Covid-19 so far, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
Malay Mail:
Share
Coffee froths to new highs as Brazil frost hits crops
LONDON, July 25 — Coffee prices surged this week to multi-year peaks, extending stellar gains this year after frost damaged crops in the world’s biggest producer Brazil.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 cases surge to new high of 17,045 on July 25
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Malaysia's daily Covid-19 cases – which charted new highs of 15,902 yesterday (July 24), and 15,573 cases the day before (July 23) – surged further to 17,045 today, accordi...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Civil servant charged with making false claims
JOHOR BAHRU (July 25): A civil servant in a statutory body was charged at the Sessions Court here today, on four counts of making false claims amounting to RM41,025, six years ago.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Retail groups urge govt to allow shops to reopen when 70% of public-facing...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Retail groups are asking the government to allow shops to reopen for business, as long as 70% of public-facing workers are fully vaccinated.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Penang committed to ensure sustainability of SMEs, business community
GEORGE TOWN (July 25): While the speeding up of mass testing and vaccination remain Penang’s utmost priority, it is also committed to ensuring the sustainability of the business community amid the c...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysian leader must justify shutting parliament to fight Covid
(July 25): Malaysia’s parliament will sit for the first time this year on Monday (July 26), providing lawmakers an opportunity to grill Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin over his government’s handli...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Olympic: Badminton: Disappointing end for Peng Soon-Liu Ying after second...
TOKYO (July 25): National mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying produced an error-filled performance today to fall to their second straight Group D loss that virtually puts an end to their me...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Selangor govt remains firm in combatting corruption, abuse of power, says MB
SHAH ALAM (July 25): The Selangor government is serious and firm in combatting corruption and abuse of power, following the remand of several public service officers in the state by the Malaysian Anti...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
MEDAC allocates RM230 mil for new SKM revolving capital fund products
PUTRAJAYA (July 25): The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) through the Cooperative Commission of Malaysia (SKM) has allocated RM230 million for the implementation of new pr...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Financial institutions play significant role in transition towards green...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): As the global movement towards sustainability or environmental, social and governance (ESG) is gaining momentum, the role of financial institutions (FIs) is significant in the ...
The Edge Markets:
Share
SMEs need new ways to rebuild businesses in Covid era
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Malaysia’s 907,065 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are living in very uncertain times – from day to day, it seems almost impossible for them to predict what will come n...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 vaccine doses administered falls further to 417,738...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25) : Malaysia administered 417,738 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine yesterday (July 24), down 9.63% from 462,242 shots a day earlier.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Nearly 60,000 FELDA settlers agree to conditional loan adjustment, says Mustapa
GERIK: A total of 58,481 out of the 95,236 Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) settlers agreed to sign the Conditional Settlers Loan Adjustment agreement, as of Friday (July 23), said Minister ...
The Star:
Share
Big tech companies retake market reins with earnings on tap
NEW YORK: The rally on Wall Street faces a fresh test next week with a flood of earnings reports from major U.S. companies, including the tech and internet behemoths that have recently retaken leadership of the market.
More:
The Star:
Share
China’s edtech assault hits investors from Tiger to Temasek
BEIJING: Global investors from Tiger Global Management to Temasek Holdings Pte are reeling after China imposed the harshest curbs yet on its $100 billion private tutoring and online education sector.
The Star:
Share
China crackdown makes HK index world’s biggest tech loser
HONG KONG: An index launched a year ago to give investors greater exposure to China’s internet giants is now the world’s worst-performing major technology gauge.
The Star:
Share
UK economy faces US$6.3b hit from 'pingdemic', CEBR says
LONDON: The U.K.’s economy could face a loss of more than 4.6 billion pounds ($6.3 billions) in just four weeks if rules on self-isolation following a "ping” from the NHS app aren’t relaxed, according to data from Centre for Economics and Business Research.
The Edge Markets:
Share
PJ Old Town poised for redevelopment?
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): PJ Old Town is the oldest part of Petaling Jaya and retains a strong community feel among its residents.
The Edge Markets:
Share
The conservation issue
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): To mark World Nature Conservation Day, observed annually on July 28, Options talks to Datu Md Ahbam Abulani from Hutan; Dr Wong Siew Te, the chief executive officer (CEO) of t...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Covid-19: 49 premises involving factories, businesses and construction sites...
Covid-19: 49 premises involving factories, businesses and construction sites ordered to close today for failing to comply with SOPs — DPM
The Edge Markets:
Share
Govt deficit expected to exceed projection of 6% this year, taking into account...
Govt deficit expected to exceed projection of 6% this year, taking into account impact of latest MCO and EMCO in Selangor — PM
The Edge Markets:
Share
Contract doctors say walkout protest to continue on Monday as planned
KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): A group of contract doctors who have planned to stage a walkout on Monday as part of their ongoing protest to get better deals from the government, including permanent placeme...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia, Indonesia agree to discuss MoU on domestic workers
PUTRAJAYA (July 24): Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to hold an official-level Technical Working Group Meeting to finalise a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the recruitment and protection o...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Selayang Hospital to be full Covid-19 facility, can provide up to 450 beds
PUTRAJAYA (July 24): Selayang Hospital will be turned into a full Covid-19 hospital with capability of providing up to 450 beds for Covid-19 care, said Public Health deputy director-general Datuk Dr ...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Parliament restricts media personnel for news coverage of special sitting to 72
KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Physical attendance of media personnel for news coverage of Parliament's special meeting that will begin on Monday (July 26) has been limited to 72 people.
The Edge Markets:
Share
My Say: Revitalisation of the corporate sector is urgent but how can it be done...
The aftermath of the pandemic and continuing shock to the economy has caused the balance sheets of businesses and corporations to be severely impaired.
Malay Mail:
Share
FBM KLCI likely to move between 1,515 and 1,535 next week
KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) is expected to trade in a tight range of between 1,515 and 1,535 next week amid a weak overall investors’ sentiment.
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
Ringgit to trade in tight range of 4.20-4.22 against US dollar next week
KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The ringgit is expected to trade in a tight range between 4.20 and 4.22 next week weighed by the continuous rising of Covid-19 cases in the country and cautious sentiment ahe...
More:
The Star:
Share
CPO futures may see technical correction after rally
KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is likely to experience a technical correction after a strong rally recently.
The Star:
Share
Flat week for FBM KLCI
The sell-off on Wall Street on the first day of the trading week sent shivers down the spines of equities traders as the combined impact of resurgent Covid-19 cases and inflation fears were taking precedence over the economic recovery theme.
The Star:
Share
Managing the risk of rating downgrade
IN contrast to our earlier expectation that Malaysia’s economic growth would recover in 2021, and projected to expand by 5.5%–6.0% (Bank Negara: 6.0%–7.5%), we now believe that such view does not hold water anymore.
The Star:
Share
In Fave-r of bigger things
Fintech firm gets deeper pockets to tap wider revenue streams and new markets
The Star:
Share
Eye On Stock - Dufu Technology
DUFU Technology Corp Bhd (code: 7233) is making its way higher in the ongoing range-bound channel after having made two previous unsuccessful attempts to break out.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Urgent case for public healthcare reform
KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted flaws in the public healthcare system as the many positive cases have placed enormous strain on government hospitals and facilities.
The Star:
Share
Moderate pick-up down south
Property market in Johor expected to recover in fourth quarter
The Star:
Share
Follow the data
A robo-adviser’s strategy to ‘optimise’ portfolios
The Star:
Share
Millennials and Gen Z are mostly anxious
About 50% of Millennials and Gen Z surveyed globally are anxious and stressed most of the time during the Covid-19 pandemic.
More:
The Star:
Share
CTOS, the pride and legacy of Creador
CTOS Digital Bhd closed its initial public offering (IPO) debut at RM1.62, which is 47% above its IPO price of RM 1.10. Considering the weak market sentiment amidst raging Covid-19 cases in the region and political uncertainty, I would say the IPO was a huge success.
The Star:
Share
The innocent beginnings of debt
TODAY, I’d like to discuss the topic of debt. There are generally two types of debt – good debt and bad debt.
The Star:
Share
Malaysia needs a big reset button
AS the nation is fighting a tough battle against the raging Covid-19 pandemic, three particular news items have caught the attention of investors as it has brought to life the issues that have been bugging the country for a long time.
The Star:
Share
Debt ceiling debacle threatening fireworks in money market
THE imminent return of the US debt ceiling is causing angst for money-market traders once again.
The Edge Markets:
Share
PropertyGuru to go public in merger with SPAC backed by Richard Li, Peter Thiel
BENGALURU (July 23): Southeast Asian online realty company PropertyGuru on Friday agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check firm backed by billionaires Richard Li and Peter Thiel, givin...
More:
The Star:
Share
Hong Seng to acquire 51% in RZAC
PETALING JAYA: Hong Seng Consolidated Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, HS Bio Sdn Bhd, has signed a heads of agreement following a proposed acquisition of 51% shareholdings in RZAC Immunesafe Sdn Bhd ...
More:
The Star:
Share
CPI up 3.4% in June
PETALING JAYA: The country’s inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose 3.4% in June, due to higher fuel prices when compared with a year ago, but the increase was lower than a survey of 3.5%.
More:
The Star:
Share
Techna-X banks on digital trend to take it forward
TECHNA-X Bhd is looking forward to completing the sale of its legacy industrial coke business, which has been a drag on its earnings, and sees “no issue” in completing the exercise.
The Star:
Share
Dynafront makes debut at 23 sen
KUALA LUMPUR: Dynafront Holdings Bhd, an insurance technology specialist, made its debut on the LEAP Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia yesterday at 23 sen a share, which was a premium of two sen or 9.6% over its offer price of 21 sen.
The Star:
Share
Enra Energy accepts offer from Hextar, Ekopintar
KUALA LUMPUR: Enra Energy Sdn Bhd has accepted a joint offer from Hextar Global Bhd and Ekopintar Sdn Bhd for the entire issued share capital of Enra Kimia Sdn Bhd for RM50mil cash.
More:
The Star:
Share
Nazir: New Economic Policy in need of reform
KUALA LUMPUR: The outdated New Economic Policy (NEP) is in need of reform to address current political, economic and social situations, says Datuk Seri Nazir Razak.
The Star:
Share
Economy faces challenges in recovery momentum
PETALING JAYA: The economy is anticipated to face challenges in preserving the recovery momentum as the Leading Index (LI), which acts as an indicator of the future movement of the overall economy, eased to 6.9% in May 2021 year-on-year (y-o-y) after rising 15.7% in April, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM).
More:
The Star:
Share
BAT posts higher Q2 net profit
KUALA LUMPUR: Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (M) Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, was higher at RM71.62mil, from RM54.61mil a year ago driven by domestic volume growth.
The Star:
Share
NTPM Q4 earnings at RM5.6mil
KUALA LUMPUR: NTPM Holdings Bhd’s net profit for its fourth quarter ended April 30, 2021 rose to RM5.60mil from RM4.08mil in the previous corresponding period, while revenue was lower at RM188.53mil from RM201.62mil a year earlier.
Malay Mail:
Share
US dollar posts second week of gains ahead of Fed meeting
NEW YORK, July 24 — The US dollar on Friday notched a second week of gains after a volatile few days when currencies moved with shifting risk appetite, with the market’s focus now on next week’s...
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
Wall Street notches record closing high on earnings, economic strength
NEW YORK, July 24 — Wall Street gained ground for the fourth straight session yesterday, extending a rally that pushed all three major US stock indexes to record closing highs as upbeat earnings and...
Malay Mail:
Share
US stock markets hit new highs, Treasury yields up as choppy week ends
NEW YORK, July 24 — All three major US stock indexes closed at record highs yesterday after a rocky week in which investors fretted over the Delta coronavirus variant and cheered an economic recover...
More:
The Star:
Share
Kelington rides on semiconductor upcycle
AMIDST the coronavirus-induced market sell-off in 2020, local semiconductor stocks shone on the back of robust demand for chips as lockdowns and travel restrictions prompted consumers to buy more smartphones and electronic devices.
The Star:
Share
DPI Holdings sees virus-led opportunities
Aerosol spray paint maker looks into overseas buys
The Star:
Share
Short Positions - Insurance, Covid-19, ESG
THE move by the AmBank group 9pic) to sell its stake in its insurance arm to American firm Liberty Insurance is not surprising.
The Star:
Share
The toll on employment
IT is not easy finding the exact number of people employed in the hotel industry but industry experts put the figure at around 200,000 prior to the pandemic.
The Star:
Share
Hotel industry’s defining moment
As one of the hardest hit sectors, it is left to be seen how many will survive the pandemic
The Star:
Share
New warning system to sound alarm on rainforest 'tipping points'
KUALA LUMPUR: A new early warning system using satellite data to sound the alarm on growing threats to the world's tropical forests, including worsening drought and logging, aims to stop them reaching a point of no return, scientists said on Friday.
The Star:
Share
Oil price edges up in weekly rebound on forecasts for tight supplies
NEW YORK: Oil prices edged higher on Friday and for the week after a strong recovery from Monday's steep slide, underpinned by expectations that supply will remain tight through the year.
The Edge Markets:
Share
National Recovery Plan: Threshold indicator value for new cases may be altered...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The threshold indicator for new Covid-19 cases set under the National Recovery Plan (PPN) may be changed to a more appropriate value based on current developments and the situa...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
173 MOH trainers assigned to health facilities starting next Tuesday
PUTRAJAYA (July 23): A total of 173 trainers from the Ministry of Health Training Institute will be assigned to health facilities in the Klang Valley from July 27.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Covid-19: Interstate movements have triggered new community clusters — Health DG
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Some of the 30 new clusters reported today have stemmed from the actions of several individuals who travelled across States, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia to mark new milestone in regulatory reform with launch of NPGRP
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Government will be launching the National Policy on Good Regulatory Practice (NPGRP) on July 30, 2021, which is an improvement on the National Policy on Development and Imp...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Covid-19: More community than workplace clusters reported — Health DG
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Thirty Covid-19 new clusters were reported in the country today, with the community clusters exceeding the workplace clusters.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Kedah to receive larger vaccine supply next week — MB
ALOR SETAR (July 23): Kedah will receive a larger supply of Covid-19 vaccines next week,  speeding up the vaccination process in the State which has seen a spike in infections, Menteri Besar Muhammad...
The Edge Markets:
Share
2.4 million doses of vaccines administered, 87,168 new cases and 990 deaths in...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): During the past one week, Malaysia saw new record highs being reported for daily number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered at 507,050 on Thursday, daily number of Covid-19 ...
Malay Mail:
Share
US weighs crackdown on China’s import of Iranian oil
DUBAI, July 23 — The United States is considering cracking down on Iranian oil sales to China as it braces for the possibility that Tehran may not return to nuclear talks or may adopt a harder line ...
Malay Mail:
Share
Wall Street rises on strong earnings, chipmakers fall after Intel outlook
NEW YORK, July 23 — Wall Street’s main indexes rose today, helped by megacap technology stocks and strong earnings from social media companies, while a weak sales forecast from Intel hit chipmaker...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Saifuddin hopes vaccination for those in film industry can be expedited
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah hopes that vaccination for those involved in the film industry can be expedited, to enable them to undergo filmi...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Wild party: Hamzah urges IGP to take stern action against personnel involved
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani has been directed to take stern action against the police personnel who are being held for allegedly having ...
The Edge Markets:
Share
EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
EVENING 5: MITI reverses decision on bi-weekly factory testing Dirty dealings.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Raja Bot Market in Chow Kit to close for seven days from tomorrow
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Raja Bot Market or Chow Kit Market here will be closed for seven days from tomorrow until July 30 for the purpose of sanitisation.
Malay Mail:
Share
European stocks climb at end of volatile week
LONDON, July 23 — European stocks rose today at the end of a volatile week for markets, helped by the eurozone’s economic recovery and ECB assurances over its support package.
The Edge Markets:
Share
EMCO in several localities in Kuala Lumpur, Sabah and Sarawak from Sunday — DPM
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Several more localities in Kuala Lumpur, Sabah and Sarawak will come under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from this Sunday until Aug 7, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk ...
The Star:
Share
CPO futures rally to breach RM4,200, highest level in two months
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives rallied above RM4,200 a tonne for October benchmark contract, the highest level in two months.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Deferred tax income helps stop NTPM falling into losses in 4QFY21
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The deferred tax income of RM7.84 million helped lift NTPM Holdings Bhd's net profit to RM5.6 million or earnings per share of 0.5 sen per share in its fourth quarter ended Apr...
The Edge Markets:
Share
MIDF Research maintains 2021 inflation forecast at 2.3%
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): MIDF Research has maintained Malaysia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation forecast at 2.3% in 2021, a rebound from a low base of -1.1% last year.
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
Ringgit ends marginally lower against US dollar
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — The ringgit reversed yesterday’s gains to end lower against the US dollar today as the high number of daily Covid-19 cases continued to weigh on sentiment, a dealer said.
The Star:
Share
KPMG's banking audits not up to scratch, says UK watchdog
LONDON (Reuters) - KPMG's bank audits needed improvements for an "unacceptable" third year running and the accounting firm will be closely monitored, Britain's auditing watchdog said on Friday in an unusually blunt assessment of leading accountants.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Move initiated to separate functions of AG and public prosecutor — Takiyuddin
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Government has initiated a move that will have the Attorney-General (AG) no longer serve as the public prosecutor too.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Selangor targets to fully vaccinate one million industrial workers by October
SHAH ALAM (July 23): The Selangor Government is targeting to fully vaccinate one million industrial workers registered under the Selangor Vaccination Programme (SelVAX) by October.
The Edge Markets:
Share
BAT Malaysia’s 2Q net profit rises 31% to RM71.62m, pays 24 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd's net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 (2QFY21) rose 31.14% to RM71.62 million, from RM54.61 million a year ago, driven...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Federal Court to hear Mkini Dotcom's review against contempt decision on Oct 12
PUTRAJAYA (July 23): The Federal Court has fixed Oct 12 to hear Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd's application to review the court's decision which found the company that operates news portal Malaysiakini guilty...
Malay Mail:
Share
Volvo bests pre-pandemic sales but says chips to brake growth
STOCKHOLM, July 23 — Volvo Cars said today that its sales in the first half of the year rebounded to surpass pre-pandemic levels, but warned that limited supplies of semiconductors would stall grow...
The Star:
Share
BAT Malaysia Q2 net profit climbs on higher sales volume
KUALA LUMPUR: Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (M) Bhd said profit from operations in the second quarter expanded by 23% driven by improvement in domestic sales volume.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Factories in EMCO areas not required by MITI to do twice-weekly Covid-19 tests...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has reversed its earlier decision to order manufacturers which operate in localities that were placed under EMCO to cond...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KLCI closes lower in lacklustre trading amid virus woes
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The FBM KLCI closed lower today as investors stayed cautious amid rising number of Covid-19 cases.
Malay Mail:
Share
Bursa Malaysia ends week on softer note
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Bursa Malaysia’s key index ended the week on a consolidation mode ahead of the weekend.
Malay Mail:
Share
Poundland owner Pepco to create 13,000 jobs in next three years
LONDON, July 23 — The owner of the discount chains Pepco, Poundland and Dealz, Pepco Group, plans to create about 13,000 net new jobs across Europe over the next three years as it aggressively opens...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Seni Jaya proposes one-for-two bonus issue of warrants
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Seni Jaya Corp Bhd, which recently proposed a private share placement, has announced a proposal to undertake the bonus issue of warrants on the basis of one bonus warrant for...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Pertama Digital ups stake in govtech software Dapat Vista to 24%
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Pertama Digital Bhd announced it has raised its stake in govtech software company, Dapat Vista (M) Sdn Bhd, by exercising its contractual option to buy an additional 24% equity...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Jepak Holdings given five-month extension to restructure company
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd, the company embroiled in a court case for the RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project involving Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, has been granted more time to und...
Malay Mail:
Share
Asian markets struggle to match Wall Street gains as rally fades
HONG KONG, July 23 — Asian markets wobbled today as investors struggled to maintain a global rally into a third day despite another batch of healthy corporate earnings, with the Delta variant contin...
Malay Mail:
Share
BNM’s international reserves remain at US$111.1b as at July 15
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves amounted to US$111.1 billion as at July 15, 2021, which was unchanged as of June 30.
More:
The Star:
Share
China stocks fall as foreigners turn net sellers under Connect
SHANGHAI: China shares ended lower on Friday, trimming gains for the week, as consumer staples, healthcare, and real estate firms dropped while foreign investors turned net sellers under a key cross-border investment channel.
Malay Mail:
Share
Bursa Malaysia remains lower at mid-afternoon
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― Bursa Malaysia continued to stay in the negative zone at mid-afternoon today with the key index remaining in consolidation mode ahead of the weekend.
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
Dollar set for second weekly advance as Fed comes into focus
TOKYO, July 23 ― The dollar was set to end the week with small gains after a turbulent several days when currencies were tossed by shifting risk appetite, with the market's focus now on next week's ...
The Star:
Share
Citi best bank for corporate responsibility in Asia
KUALA LUMPUR: Citi was named best bank for corporate responsibility in Asia by Euromoney in their recent annual awards.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Fadillah: 1,142 construction sites in operation since June 1, 209 violated SOPs
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): A total of 933 of the 1,142 construction sites in operation nationwide since implementation of movement control under the National Recovery Plan on June 1 complied with the s...
The Star:
Share
Thai June exports at 11 year high as global demand rebounds
BANGKOK: Thailand's export growth in June hit its highest level in 11 years as global demand increased - a trend which is expected to continue, the country's commerce minister said on Friday.
The Star:
Share
Ant-backed Zomato's roaring India debut sets pace for internet-based startups
BENGALURU: Food delivery firm Zomato Ltd shares on Friday nearly doubled in a stellar first listing of a local unicorn in India, setting the pace for a slew of such debuts by internet-based startups that are thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Star:
Share
Central Global appeals for reopening of Kedah factory
KUALA LUMPUR: Central Global Bhd, which manufactures industrial masking tapes and label stocks, is appealing to the government to allow its main factory in Kuala Muda, Kedah to resume operations.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Hup Seng, Globaltec, Hwa Tai, GUH, Seal Inc, Paos, Kia Lim, ARK, Scanwolf, KYM
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): theedgemarkets.com highlighted 10 stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon close today.
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
IOI Corp's first sustainability forum on oil palm labour challenges
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): IOI Corp Bhd has engaged BSR, a global non-profit organisation and sustainability consultancy, to facilitate a recently-held sustainability consultation forum (SCF) to gather...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Adham: Upward trend in transmission of VOCs in Malaysia with Beta and Delta...
Adham: Upward trend in transmission of VOCs in Malaysia with Beta and Delta variants dominating infections
Malay Mail:
Share
Bursa Malaysia ends morning session lower
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― Bursa Malaysia’s key index remained lower at the end of the morning trading session today, weighed down by selling activities in selected heavyweights.
More:
The Star:
Share
Big gains for BIG share price as its hits fresh record high
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of BIG Industries Bhd extended its rally on Friday, surging to RM1.98 as punters continued to chase up the industrial gases producer.
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Govt targets to give at least one dose of vaccine to all Klang Valley residents...
Govt targets to give at least one dose of vaccine to all Klang Valley residents before or by Aug 1 — Khairy
The Edge Markets:
Share
DynaFront debuts 9.52% higher on LEAP market at 23 sen per share
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): DynaFront Holdings Bhd, an insurance technology specialist, debuted on Bursa Malaysia's LEAP Market today at 23 sen per share, two sen or 9.52% higher than its offer price of 2...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia's June CPI rises 3.4% y-o-y, slightly below forecast
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) rose by 3.4% in June, expanding from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
Prosecution seeks adjournment of reply to RM31m forfeiture bid against Najib,...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The prosecution in the forfeiture case involving RM31 million worth of assets seized from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Riza Aziz, former Goldman S...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread
MANILA (July 23): The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta v...
Malay Mail:
Share
Ant-backed Zomato soars in India market debut, valued at US$12b
BENGALURU, July 23 ― In the first stock market listing of an Indian startup valued at more than US$1 billion (RM4.22 billion), shares of food delivery firm Zomato Ltd opened at a 52.6 per cent premi...
The Star:
Share
FBM KLCI fails to extend rally
KUALA LUMPUR: The previous rally was short-lived as the FBM KLC returned to profit-taking mode on Friday, with expectations that it will close the day firmly in consolidation mode.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Everyday Matters: Wudda, cudda and shudda – not in my vocabulary!
“Thinking something does not make it true.
The Edge Markets:
Share
ViTrox rises as much as 9.78% after posting record 2Q earnings
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): ViTrox Corp Bhd rose as much as RM1.72 or 9.78% to RM19.30 this morning, after the group announced its net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 (2QFY21) more than ...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Heed SOPs despite vaccine certificates, MEF tells employers
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Covid-19 vaccine certificates should not mean the green light to roam freely, Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said in respons...
Malay Mail:
Share
Asian shares dragged by vaccination lag, Wall Street fares better
SYDNEY, July 23 ― Asian share markets were in a mixed mood today after a volatile week in which sentiment over global growth waxed and waned with every new headline on the Delta variant.
The Star:
Share
AirAsia extends credit account validity to 3 years
KUALA LUMPUR: Due to the curbs on air travel due to the pandemic, AirAsia has extended the credit account validity period to three years from the date of issuance for all of its guests with a valid credit account issued before June 30, 2021.
More:
The Star:
Share
Loss-making Paos jumps ahead of 4Q results
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of loss-making Paos Holdings Bhd surged to a high of 63.5 sen on Friday in the absence of any fresh positive news while it is due to announce its fourth quarter results ended May 31, 2021.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia’s daily number of administered Covid-19 vaccine tops 500,000 doses for...
Malaysia’s daily number of administered Covid-19 vaccine tops 500,000 doses for first time at record high
The Edge Markets:
Share
Ringgit opens slightly lower against US dollar
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as buying sentiment on the local unit deteriorated after Malaysia reported its second-highest daily Covid-1...
More:
The Star:
Share
SupportLine: Greatech, SDS Group, MR DIY
Greatech Technology Bhd is experiencing some consolidation pressure but remains afloat of a short-term ascending trend line.Trading above all the key SMA lines, the stock is looking well-supported as ...
The Star:
Share
US-China trade booms as if Covid-19 and tariffs didn’t happen
NEW YORK: China and the United States are shipping goods to each other at the briskest pace in years, making the world’s largest bilateral trade relationship look as if the protracted tariff war and Covid-19 pandemic never happened.
More:
The Star:
Share
US stocks may ‘plunge’ 15% by end-October
Minerd expects very rough autumn ahead
The Star:
Share
Texas Instruments forecast stokes concern over chip demand
DALLAS: Texas Instruments Inc gave a revenue forecast for the current period that disappointed some investors, raising concerns that a jump in chip demand caused by the pandemic will be short-lived.
The Star:
Share
Harley-Davidson profit beats estimates
Resurgent motorcycle sales boost company’s income
The Star:
Share
HSBC, StanChart halt new mortgages to two HK projects by Evergrande
HONG KONG: HSBC and Standard Chartered are declining to extend new loans to buyers of property in two uncompleted Hong Kong residential projects developed by China’s Evergrande Group, three mortgage brokers said.
The Star:
Share
China to expand further solar power capacity
BEIJING: China is still expected to add up to 65 GigaWatts (GW) of solar power capacity in 2021, its solar manufacturing association said, taking total solar installations beyond 300 GW by the end of the year.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Malaysia Airlines not speculating on Airbus A380-800 market value, expects...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysia Airlines Bhd said it will not speculate on the market value of used Airbus A380-800 aircraft at a time when its parent company Malaysia Aviation Group Bhd is con...
Malay Mail:
Share
Bursa Malaysia opens mixed, weighed down by selling in selected heavyweights
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― Bursa Malaysia opened mixed this morning as the key index declined by 0.08 per cent after 10 minutes of trading, weighed down by selling in selected heavyweights, led by IHH ...
The Star:
Share
Cautious start for Bursa as Petronas stocks weigh
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia got off to a cautious start on Friday, weighed down by losses in Petronas Dagangan, Petronas Chemicals, KL Kepong and HLFG after the rebound the previous day but tech and chip stocks advanced.
The Star:
Share
StanChart lowers Vietnam forecast
HANOI: Standard Chartered has lowered its growth forecast for Vietnam for 2021 from 6.7% to 6.5%.
The Star:
Share
Hard hit by pandemic
Indonesian businesses urge govt to help pay wages
The Star:
Share
Philippines’ growth forecast kept but Delta variant threatens recovery
MANILA: While Metro Manila and neighbouring areas moved closer to achieving herd immunity, boosting hopes that the country could finally return to growth path, the more contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 may further slowdown the reopening of the economy, think tanks said.
The Star:
Share
Temasek defends its green goals
SINGAPORE: It might seem contradictory to invest in carbon-emitting polluters while pledging to be an eco-trailblaser but that’s exactly what Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte is attempt...
The Star:
Share
Favelle Favco’s earnings prospects positive
KUALA LUMPUR: The outlook for Favelle Favco Bhd appears positive, as its recent contract wins signal a recovery for the oil and gas sector.
More:
The Star:
Share
The week That Was - AMMB, CTOS, Bitcoin,
AMMB in RM2.29bil deal AMMB on Monday said a 51% owned unit is selling its general insurance business to Liberty Insurance Bhd for RM2.29bil in a cash and shares deal.
The Star:
Share
Uncertainties cloud Pharmaniaga
Company’s earnings stability hinges on govt contract
The Star:
Share
Outstanding order book a boost for Sapura
KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research believes that Sapura Energy Bhd’s outstanding order book can increase by 10% to RM13bil based on the group’s bids of RM53bil currently.
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
KLCI opens up 0.6 point at 1,528.2
KLCI opens up 0.6 point at 1,528.2
Malay Mail:
Share
Tesla mints nickel deal with Aussie mining giant BHP
SYDNEY, July 23 ― Anglo-Australian mining firm BHP said yesterday it had reached a deal to provide Tesla with supplies of nickel ― a metal vital in producing high-powered batteries for electric ca...
Malay Mail:
Share
FTSE 100 dragged down by Unilever, positive earnings push mid-caps
LONDON, July 23 ― London's FTSE 100 ended lower yesterday, weighed down by weakness in Unilever shares after it cut its full-year margin forecasts coupled with a fall in energy stocks, while the mid...
Malay Mail:
Share
US weekly jobless claims increase to two-month high; trend still low
WASHINGTON, July 23 ― The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to a two-month high last week, a reminder that the labour market was far from being out of the woods as...
Malay Mail:
Share
Insurance brokerage Ryan Specialty rises 9pc in NYSE debut, valued at US$6.5b
NEW YORK, July 23 ― Shares of Ryan Specialty Group Holdings Inc rose 9 per cent in their New York Stock Exchange Debut yesterday, fetching a market capitalisation of US$6.5 billion (RM27.5 billion) ...
Malay Mail:
Share
Merkel defends US Nord Stream 2 deal as Ukraine cries foul
BERLIN, July 23 ― German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday defended a deal with the United States that allows the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to proceed as a pragmatic compromise, but Ukraine said t...
The Star:
Share
Outlook for CMMT remains challenging
KUALA LUMPUR: The outlook for CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust remains challenging due to the worsening impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Klang Valley, although there are expectations of a recovery in the fourth quarter of the year.
The Star:
Share
Communications and multimedia sustainable during pandemic
KUALA LUMPUR: The communications and multimedia industry (C&M) remains sustainable despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, as the rise in online transactions as well as online learning and work-from-home activities boosted demand for its services.
The Star:
Share
Axis REIT shares up in line with Q2 profit
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (Axis REIT) responded positively after its latest earnings came in within expectations.
More:
The Star:
Share
Grab and Food Panda set good examples
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 64,773 active contributors, comprising Grab Malaysia and Food Panda delivery partners have registered for and contributed to the Self-Employed Social Security Scheme (SESSS) under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) as of July 9, 2021.
More:
The Star:
Share
Insight - Billionaire who missed out on TikTok is trying to beat it
IN 2017, Su Hua, the founder of a Chinese startup called Kuaishou Technology, was on the verge of closing the biggest deal of his career – the acquisition of a fledgling video service that would become TikTok. But arch-rival ByteDance Ltd swooped in with a better offer, and Su missed out on what has become a global sensation.Now, the 38-year-old entrepreneur is getting some payback
The Star:
Share
Insight - Tech future: Better pay and micro offices
THE global pandemic is shaking up Canada’s flourishing tech industry, pushing employers to embrace new work arrangements and offer competitive wages, says one of the country’s venture industry veterans.
The Star:
Share
Higher earnings for United Plantations
KUALA LUMPUR: United Plantations Bhd’s (UP) net profit advanced to RM135.78mil in the second quarter (Q2) ended June 30, 2021 from RM123.59mil in the same period last year
More:
The Star:
Share
CMMT’s net property income soars
PETALING JAYA: Capitaland Malaysia Mall Trust (CMMT) saw its a net property income (NPI) increase 36.5% to RM26.4mil for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, from RM19.4mil in the corresponding per...
More:
The Star:
Share
Vitrox posts record quarterly profit
PETALING JAYA: Vitrox Corp Bhd posted a record quarterly net profit of RM50.64mil, 121% higher year-on-year, for its second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
The Star:
Share
Banks to ride on economic recovery
Improvement seen in underlying interest margins
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
The 7 trading themes for Bursa in 2H2021, according to CGS-CIMB
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Investors of the Malaysian stock market could look into seven trading themes in the second half of 2021, particularly in the fourth quarter, says CGS-CIMB Research, which is ex...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Shell launches sale of stakes in Malaysian oil and gas fields - document
LONDON (July 23): Royal Dutch Shell launched the sale of its stakes in oil and gas fields it does not operate off the coast of Malaysia, according to a document seen by Reuters.
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
Uber buys trucking software firm for US$2.25b
SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 ― Uber yesterday announced a US$2.25 billion (RM9.5 billion) deal to beef up its freight unit with the acquisition of a firm specializing in logistics management software.
Malay Mail:
Share
Wall Street closes up after choppy trading due to higher jobless claims
NEW YORK, July 23 ― US stock markets closed higher after a mixed trading session as investors digested negative economic data reflecting the country's struggle to move past the Covid-19 pandemic, wh...
More:
Malay Mail:
Share
US Treasury's Yellen tells development banks to mobilise private capital for climate fight
WASHINGTON, July 23 ― US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told the heads of the World Bank and other multilateral development banks yesterday to come up with concrete plans to mobilise significantly ...
Malay Mail:
Share
Upbeat quarterly update lifts Twitter shares
SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 ― Twitter yesterday posted better-than-expected results for the recently ended quarter with gains in revenue, profit and its user base, sparking a rally in shares of the messa...
The Star:
Share
UOA REIT Q2 earnings double despite soft market
PETALING JAYA: The net profit of UOA Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) more than doubled in the second quarter ended June 30, led by stronger gross rentals as well as interest and other income.
The Star:
Share
Tiong Nam gets new partner for unit
PETALING JAYA: Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Bhd has entered into a shareholders agreement with Create Fortune Enterprise Sdn Bhd.
The Star:
Share
Malaysia signs tax compliance agreement with US
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has joined 113 countries in implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), after signing an agreement with the United States.
More:
The Star:
Share
Small offering by Swift Haulage
Bulk of IPO shares will be taken up by institutional funds
The Star:
Share
TH regulation under Bank Negara an interim solution
KUALA LUMPUR: The regulation of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) under Bank Negara is an interim solution and will not change the original nature of TH as a superior agency especially in the management of pilgrims, according to the Finance Ministry.
The Star:
Share
JanaNiaga to ease SME cashflow issues
PETALING JAYA: The National Supply Chain Finance Platform or JanaNiaga is expected to contribute up to RM4.8bil a year to improve the cash liquidity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
More:
The Star:
Share
Hyundai has biggest profit in seven years, warns about chip shortage
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co posted its biggest profit in seven years, helped by sales of luxury Genesis cars and Ioniq 5 electric vehicles (EVs), but warned that global chip shortage could impact third-quarter deliveries.
The Star:
Share
Race against time
MAA: Crucial for industry to resume ops by next month
More:
The Star:
Share
Inflation worries overshadow Unilever's strong first half, hit shares
Unilever Plc warned on Thursday that surging commodity costs would squeeze its full-year operating margin, overshadowing strong second-quarter sales growth fuelled by the easing of pandemic-related curbs in many of its markets.
The Star:
Share
Japan's power plan will rattle coal, LNG exporters
LAUNCESTON, Australia: Japan has been largely forgotten as a source of demand for energy commodities, overshadowed by the rapid rise of China, but the country's new electricity generation targets will shake the market up.
The Star:
Share
US gas prices at multi-year highs
LONDON: U.S. natural gas prices have surged to multi-year highs which will conserve scarce stocks, encourage more gas-focused drilling and promote a temporary switch back towards coal-fired generation this summer.
The Star:
Share
Oil price up US$1.50/bbl as demand recovery seen tightening supply
NEW YORK: Oil prices rose about US$1.50 a barrel on Thursday, extending gains made in the previous three sessions on expectations of tighter supplies through 2021 as economies recover from the coronavirus crisis.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Sarawak Day: Strengthen solidarity, reject division — CM
KUCHING (July 22): The people of Sarawak should work together to cultivate the spirit of solidarity to strengthen unity and harmony in the State, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Op...
The Edge Markets:
Share
Sheng Tai eyes RM1 bil FDI with Malaysia's first Cultural Tower plan in Melaka
KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Sheng Tai International Sdn Bhd announced a plan to transform one of the nine towers at The Sail Melaka project into Malaysia's first Maritime Cultural Tower, targeted to attra...
The Edge Markets:
Share
ViTrox Corp, Ireka Corp, Hong Seng, Tiong Nam, UOA REIT, CapitaLand Malaysia,...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 22) :  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies in focus on Friday (July 23) may include ViTrox Corp Bhd, Ireka Corp Bhd, Hong Seng Consolidated Bhd, Tiong N...
The Edge Markets:
Share
New Covid-19 waves postpone recovery for Malaysian banking sector — S&P...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): S&P Global Ratings expects new Covid-19 waves to further delay business recovery for the domestic banking sector as the asset quality trend of Malaysian banks will stay weak ov...
More:
The Edge Markets:
Share
PM attends 'Malaysia Berzikir' programme
KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin participated in the ‘Malaysia Berzikir’ programme during the ‘Forum Perdana Ehwal Islam’ slot as part of efforts to face the Cov...
Malay Mail:
Share
Pound rides risk rebound, erases week’s losses vs. dollar
LONDON, July 22 — Britain’s pound erased its losses on the week against the dollar today as recovering risk sentiment in global markets helped buoy currencies correlated with economic growth.
The Edge Markets:
Share
Another Covid-19 self-test kit receives conditional approval
KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Another Covid-19 self-test kit has received conditional approval from the Ministry of Health (MOH) through the Medical Devices Authority (MDA) for sale to the public.
© 2017-2021 The Malaysian Pulse by Belian Tech PLT. All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer hello@beliantech.com