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Moody's Investors Service Ltd views the government financial aid totalling RM6.2 billion to Felda as credit negative.
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LONDON, April 18 — British retail sales rose far more than expected in March, official data showed today, despite political uncertainty over Brexit and turmoil for department stores.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Thai Group's net profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, jumped 92.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to THB325mil (RM42.26mil) on the back of operating income growth and a drop in provisions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The RM6.23 billion financial assistance Putrajaya planned to spend in bailing out ailing state-owned palm oil plantation agency Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Moody's Investors Service views the Malaysian Government's financial aid of RM6.2bil (US$1.5bil or 0.4% of GDP) to Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) is credit negative.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI extended its slump on Thursday as investors continued to take points off banks and telcos.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian stocks jumped to a near 14-month high on Thursday after early elections results indicated incumbent President Joko Widodo is likely to be re-elected for a second term, while Malaysia extended losses to a more than three-year low.
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TOKYO, April 18 ― Asian shares slipped today after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long E...
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(April 18): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd analyst Adrian Ng upgraded the recommendation on Hock Seng Lee Bhd to market perform from underperform.
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LONDON, April 18 ― Britain's FTSE 100 was off its six-month high as a fall in miners over Vale's plans to reopen a major Brazilian mine offset gains in banks after upbeat data from China, while Bunz...
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NEW YORK, April 18 ― Stocks around the globe fell yesterday as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing upbeat economic data from China.
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NEW YORK, April 15 — Wall Street stocks were mostly higher as trading opened today following better-than-expected Chinese economic data, although weak IBM results weighed on the Dow.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysian palm oil futures rose for a second straight session and marked their strongest daily gain in two weeks, on Wednesday on the back of a weaker ringgit.
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LONDON, April 17 — European shares eased from eight-month highs today, weighed down by healthcare and mining stocks while investors looked past better-than-expected first-quarter economic growth in ...
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LONDON, April 17 — Sterling ticked higher today as investors prepared for March inflation data to gauge price pressures in the British economy, as Brexit negotiations took a back seat.
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LONDON/SYDNEY: World stocks inched higher after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations on Wednesday and though benchmark bond yields and the Aussie dollar did the same, Europe struggled to join in.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysian palm oil futures extended gains to a fresh one-week high in early trade on Wednesday, in line for a second winning session, on the back of a weaker ringgit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI experienced a sharp decline on Wednesday on fears that Malaysian bonds would be dropped from the FTSE World Government Bond Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The FBM KLCI fell 0.3% at mid-morning today as key heavyweights Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) dragged the benchmark index, against the backdrop of caut...
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SYDNEY, April 17 — Asian share markets swung higher today as a raft of Chinese data easily beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining traction in the world's second...
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SYDNEY, April 17 — Asian share markets got off to a guarded start today as investors waited anxiously for a raft of Chinese data that might show policy stimulus is finally gaining traction in the wo...
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(April 17): Stocks in Asia looked set to open mixed after their U.S. counterparts struggled for traction and investors awaited a slew of data on China’s economy.
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WASHINGTON, April 16 — American manufacturing was flat in March, which was good news after sharp declines in the prior two months that combined for a dismal first quarter, the Federal Reserve report...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Malaysian palm oil futures hit a one-week high during trade on Tuesday, reversing losses made earlier in the day and supported by a weaker ringgit  and expectations of weaker...
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KUALA LUMPUR: At the end of the morning session, the FBM KLCI had once again bucked the regional trend as it dipped slightly into the red even as key Asian markets rose into positive territory.
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SHAH ALAM, April 16 — Four fishermen who were feared missing in Port Klang, near here on Sunday were found near the One Fathom Bank near the location yesterday evening.
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(April 16): Asian stocks looked set for declines Tuesday after U.S. stocks halted a three-day advance on disappointing bank earnings.
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BEIJING, April 15 — Emerging market shares rose today on optimism that US-China trade talks could be nearing the final round, while easing fears of a slowdown in global growth on signs of stabilisat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed marginally higher on Monday thanks to some nibbling on Petronas Chemicals, Maxis and Sime Darby but the broader market was weaker in the absence of strong fund and retail buying interest.
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SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has launched a search and rescue operation (SAR) for four Malaysian fishermen who have gone missing off West Port in Port Klang.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has launched a search and rescue operation (SAR) for four Malaysian fishermen who have gone missing off West Port in Port Klang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Friday, as weakness in the ringgit helped it to reverse some losses after hitting a one-week low in the previous session.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Bursa Malaysia ended the week on a higher note after three consecutive days of losses, boosted by gains in heavyweights such as Tenaga, Axiata and Malaysia Airports.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI rebounded into positive territory in early trade today, led by Tenaga Nasional, which rose 1.7 per cent to RM12.26 after losing four per cent at...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) and Dialog Group Bhd fell on Friday after a fire and explosion occurred at the Pengerang Integrated Complex in Johor.
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(April 12): Asian stocks were poised for modest gains Friday after data showed the U.S. economy remains on solid footing.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Malaysian palm oil futures edged down to their lowest in more than a week on Thursday evening, weighed down by expectations of rising production.
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MERSING: Marine police arrested two Vietnamese nationals for illegal spear-fishing and harvesting sea cucumbers at Pulau Besar here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Malaysian palm oil futures edged lower in range-bound trading on Thursday, weighed down by expectations of rising production.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional pulled the FBM KLCI lower after falling 44 sen to a two-year low of RM12.14.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some 96,194 foreigners were barred from entering the country from last year until February this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — US consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic gr...
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NEW YORK, April 10 — US stock index futures rose slightly today after a bout of selling on trade and growth concerns, as investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and the...
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HONG KONG: Bragging rights to Hong Kong, for now.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at the midday break today, but broader sentiment stayed tepid in line with the generally weaker regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI slipped 4.69 points by midday break to 1,637.25 as global equities pulled back on growing trade tensions between the US and Europe.
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TOKYO, April 10 — Asian shares slipped from eight-month highs today as the International Monetary Fund lowered its global growth outlook and as tensions over tariffs between the United States and Eu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Malaysian palm oil futures charted a sixth day of gains in seven on Tuesday evening, as the market cheered a bullish outlook on March production and inventory levels.
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LONDON, April 9 — The Australian and Canadian dollars rose today, aided by a surge in oil prices to five-month highs that lifted most commodity-linked currencies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed over 1% in the first half of trade on Tuesday, as the market cheered bullish outlook on March production and inventory levels.
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TOKYO, April 9 — Asian shares got off to a subdued start today as investors braced for key events later in the week, including the kick-off of the US earnings season and a crucial Brexit summit, whi...
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SINGAPORE: Oil prices on Tuesday reached their highest since November as concerns over exports from war-torn Libya stoked tightness in the market, with global supply already hit by OPEC-led production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
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TOKYO, April 9 — The US dollar sagged today after weak US economic data while commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian and Australian dollars drew support from an ongoing surge in crude oil ...
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WASHINGTON, April 8 — Pinterest said today it would raise up to US$1.5 billion (RM6.15 billion) in its stock offering, setting a price range that trims the value of the online visual discovery start...
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LONDON, April 8 — European stocks opened broadly lower today following a week of strong gains, as dismal German trade data hurt auto makers and software company SAP dragged the tech sector lower aft...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Malaysian palm oil futures retreated from a six-week top on Monday, poised to snap five sessions of gains, tracking weaker soybean oil prices on the US Chicago Board of Trade a...
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SEOUL, April 8 — Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho has died, the South Korean airline said today, less than three weeks after investors voted to remove him from the board in a landmark victory for sha...
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(April 8): Asian stocks looked set to kick off the week on a positive note after U.S. equities neared all-time highs Friday on signs the American economy is continuing to add jobs with few signs of in...
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BEIJING/SINGAPORE: China's foreign exchange reserves rose for a fifth straight month in March, with the increase exceeding expectations, as growing optimism about the prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal offset concerns over slowing economic growth
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(April 5): Stocks in Asia looked set for a mixed start, with much of the region shut for a holiday, as slow progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations held back risk appetite.