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JUNE 24 — “5G” is the latest media buzzword.
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BATU KAWAN, Penang: Farm owners who do not report sickness or unnatural death among their livestock to the authorities could be fined up to RM25,000 (US$6,033), the government warned on Monday (Jun 2...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The ringgit closed firmer against the US dollar today in line with most Asian currencies on optimism about the progress in US-China trade negotiations as leaders of both coun...
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SEBERANG PRAI, June 24 — The government today told pig farmers to report any African swine fever (ASF) outbreak instead of covering it up.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed on a weaker note on Monday, weighed down by Sime Plantation, Tenaga and Axiata on profit taking after firm gains the previous week while trading value and volume on the stock market declined.
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GEORGE TOWN: The public has to be informed that not all fever or infections need any antibiotics and it’s not a magic cure for everything, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye (pix) said today.
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equities also edged up ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is spearheading an industry-wide study with various agencies to develop an Oil, Gas, Energy and Environment White Paper on Malaysia’s Future Energy La...
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equity traders moved cautiously ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged Asian countries to explore a range of options to improve energy efficiency and affordability by diversifying their energy mix to spur development in the r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is spearheading an industry-wide study with various agencies to develop an Oil, Gas, Energy and Environment White Paper on Malaysia’s Futu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): To withstand the rising challenges facing the oil and gas (O&G) industry, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is calling for Asian industry leaders to enter into strategic d...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Putrajaya's offer to take over four toll highways owned by Gamuda Bhd and Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak) for RM4.5 billion cash failed to excite the market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The FBM KLCI dipped 0.27% in early trade this morning against the backdrop of mixed regional markets, dragged by key index-linked stocks.
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TOKYO, June 24 — Asian shares were off to a cautious start today as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-US trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heighten...
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TOKYO: Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
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(June 24): Asian stocks looked set for a mixed start to the week amid signs a global rally is stalling.
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PETALING JAYA: Selling properties by private auction can sometimes offer better exposure, said the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector, Malaysia (PEPS).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — Harry Potter fans, it’s time to drop your books and pick up your (virtual) wands.
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BANGKOK, June 22 ­— Led by China — and excluding the United States — the sprawling Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RECP) is poised to become the biggest global trade deal, linking ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The ringgit is expected to trend higher next week as investors await for new catalyst following renewed prospects of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chi...
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REVIEW: The US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain its policy rate, which was revealed Thursday morning, did not disappoint.
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Bank Negara Malaysia to regulate insurance comparison sites – Fintech News Malaysia Bank Negara Malaysia is set to regulate insurance and takaful aggregation business as a new category of registere...
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Dear readers, Since its launch, Tech in Asia has been on a mission to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community by telling the stories of industry leaders and innovators.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The FBM KLCI closed up 6.8 points or 0.41% at its intraday high after an 11th-hour jump while share-trade value across Bursa Malaysia topped RM3 billion amid expectation that a...
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HONG KONG, June 21 — Oil prices ticked lower today following the previous day’s surge fuelled by tensions between the United States and Iran, while Asian equities turned negative as investors took...
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From left: Kamarudin and Pertz. KUALA LUMPUR: The fourth instalment of the Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo (MCVE) kicked off today at the Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Centre (M...
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HONG KONG, June 21 — Oil prices rose again Friday, extending the previous day’s surge on tensions between the United States and Iran, while Asian equities turned negative as investors took their f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier loss and clawed into positive territory at the midday break Friday, lifted by select blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysian palm oil futures rose in early trade on Friday, tracking overnight gains in a rival oilseed on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The benchmark palm oil contract for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI put on slight gains in the morning session as its rally tapered off following a three-day advance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at mid-morning but was poised to end Friday on a muted note in line with regional markets.
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TOKYO, June 21 — Asian stocks struggled today to track Wall Street’s exuberance about a possible US rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-US trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the ...
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TOKYO: Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips wavered in early Friday trade as global worries dampened investors’ risk appetite for equities despite the overnight rally on Wall Street.
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PETALING JAYA: Next Bike Sdn Bhd, a unit of Naza Corp, is confident of selling some 380 units of the high-performance lifestyle Ducati motorcycles this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): The FBM KLCI closed at its intraday high of 1,675.43 points today as positive external factors continue to support market sentiment, but an analyst does not rule out profit tak...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional again helped power the FBM KLCI to a higher close on Thursday on sustained fund buying, sending the power giant's share price to the highest close since Dec 4, 2018.
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SHAH ALAM (June 20): Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) outfit Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd said it is eyeing a net profit growth of about 10% for the financial year ending ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 ― OCBC Bank expects ringgit to edge higher against the US dollar in the coming months along with the rest of other Asian currencies before lingering around 4.1641 level against...
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WASHINGTON: With President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expected to meet at the G-20 summit in Osaka, there’s growing evidence that the trade war is eroding not just short-term growth but also longer-term prospects.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI made gained 2.27 points to 1,668.81 in Thursday morning trading as investors expect global central banks to join in a wave of monetary easing while the resumption of US-China trade talks also offered a lift.
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PETALING JAYA, June 20 — Malaysia has been named as among several countries being considered by iPhone maker Apple, which is looking to reduce its production capacity in China by between 15 and 30 p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade this morning on some marginal profit taking on select index-linked blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips shook off the early hesitant start on Thursday to chalk up some gains, underpinned by MISC, Genting and Tenaga, in line with the firmer key Asian markets.
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TOKYO: A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year.
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CYBERJAYA (June 19): Alibaba Group is committed to linking its platform with entrepreneurs to continue to promote trade, says vice president Brian Wong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The ringgit rebounded by 0.13 per cent against the US dollar, gaining alongside most Asian currencies today.
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redONE has just introduced a data roaming product which allows you to enjoy multi-country roaming with a single SIM.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — A pro-government group has now called for a stop in talks calling for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to hand over his post to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as soon as possi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI piled on more gains moving into midday as investor sentiment rose on the possibility of a US rate cut later this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): The FBM KLCI settled up 9.86 points or 0.6% at 1,662.62 during Bursa Malaysia's midday break today amid optimism on a potential US-China trade deal and anticipation of US inter...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): The FBM KLCI rose at mid-morning today but at a quantum which apparently lags behind those in other Asian stock markets amid optimism on a potential US-China trade deal.
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HONG KONG, June 19 — Asian markets rallied today after Donald Trump hailed “very good” phone talks with Xi Jinping and said the two would meet at the G20 next week, renewing hopes of a deal to e...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia were higher at the opening today, thanks to the positive overnight development on US-China trade front.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): The FBM KLCI opened up today as Asian equities tracked US shares' overnight rise on Tuesday after the US indicated it will restart trade talks with China.
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SYDNEY: Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day
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KUALA LUMPUR: Oil and gas (O&G) service provider T7 Global Bhd is now the exclusive agent for the marketing and sales of UK-based Oliver Valves Ltd’s valve solutions in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: UK-based global higher education surveyor Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has pushed Universiti Malaya 17 spots to number 70 in its annual university ranking.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The introduction of tax rebate for the import and manufacturing of good quality and smart personal protective equipment (PPE) can encourage more employers to protect their work...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The introduction of tax rebate for the import and manufacturing of good quality and smart personal protective equipment (PPE) can encourage more employers to protect their workers, said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The introduction of tax rebate for the import and manufacturing of good quality and smart personal protective equipment (PPE) can encourage more employers to protect their wo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, will be fully operational in the fourth quarter of this year (Q419). The US$16 billion (RM66.76...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The FBM KLCI closed up 14.36 points or 0.88% today with Asian stock indices amid anticipation of the US Federal Reserve's interest rate decision ahead of the conclusion of its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The ringgit edged down against the US dollar, mirroring the narrow trade recorded by most Asian currencies as investors took a cautious stand ahead of the Federal Reserve pol...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed sharply higher in late trade on Tuesday as local funds picked up Hong Leong Bank, Tenaga Nasional and Axiata, in line with most of the key Asian markets except Japan's Nikkei 225.
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Malaysia is set to benefit from the forecasted rebound in global crude oil prices as it is positive for the country's upstream sector as it is reviving the industry appetite for exploration and develo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The adviser to Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Khalid Jaafar, has claimed Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz to be the black sheep in the Malaysian Institute o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The forecasted rebound in global crude oil prices is positive for Malaysia's upstream sector as it will revive the industry appetite in exploration and development projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The US$16 billion (RM66 billion) Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Johor is set to begin operations somewhere in the fourth quarter of 2019...
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KUALA LUMPUR: FBM KLCI heavyweights were mostly positive in the morning session as they became targets of investor buying ahead of a possible rate cut by the US Federal Reserve later this week.
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TOKYO, June 18 — Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks today, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply conc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The FBM KLCI ticked up at mid-morning today, amid some choppy trading earlier on, tracking regional markets.
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TOKYO, June 18 — Tokyo’s key Nikkei stocks index opened slightly lower today, as investors took to the sidelines ahead of results from the US Federal Reserve’s meeting this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The FBM KLCI got off to a muted start this morning as key index index-linked stocks drifted lower, tracking cautious regional markets.
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TOKYO: Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips eased early Tuesday with Public Bank weighing slightly on the FBM KLCI while steel pole manufacturer Mestron Holdings was the most active on its trading debut on the ACE Market.
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KOTA KINABALU: Being the lightest of them all did not stop strongwoman Joyce Heng Shu Xia winning the Women’s Open title in the Static Monsters World Championships 2019.
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(June 18): Asian stocks were set for a muted start Tuesday as traders bided their time ahead of this week’s key Federal Reserve decision.
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ONE of the greatest challenges that face organisations today is dealing with change.
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LONDON, June 17 — Britain and China began selling shares in each others’ companies today under a landmark deal, Britain’s Treasury announced, as London looks to remain a leading financial centre...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The ringgit weakened against the US dollar today alongside most Asian currencies, with the greenback holding on to its gains following Friday’s announcement of better-than-...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Local fund buying of Tenaga Nasional, which was sold down recently, helped the FBM KLCI recoup most of its early losses amid a weaker broader market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should brace for tough times ahead as the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorating almost on a daily basis, warns a promin...
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Malaysians should brace for tough times ahead as the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorating almost on a daily basis, warns a prominent economist.
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STAR Media Group Bhd is looking to raise funds to expand dimsum — its OTT (over the top) content business — and has hired advisers to help source for potential investors, according to several sour...
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Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram – Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should brace for tough times ahead as the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorati...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent economist KS Jomo today warned Malaysians to brace for tough times ahead, saying the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorati...
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SINGAPORE (June 17): Foreigners have resumed selling Malaysian stocks and that will make it tough for the KLCI index to surpass last week's high.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says the entry of UK financial technology (fintech) firm TransferWise into the Malaysian market will help improve financ...
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TOKYO: The dollar held near a two-week high against its major rivals on Monday ahead of a crucial U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that many expect will lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut to bolster the world's largest economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The FBM KLCI was up 0.25% at the midday break today, lifted by select blue chips, but the broader market sentiment stayed negative.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The FBM KLCI traded range bound at mid-morning today, tracking shaky regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The FBM KLCI dipped in early trade, in line with tha back foot at regional markets, dragged by index-linked blue chips.
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TOKYO, June 17 — Tokyo stocks opened fractionally lower today, tracking falls on Wall Street, with investors’ eyes on the US-China trade war and key central bank meetings this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some buying of Tenaga Nasional and Petronas-linked stocks help support the cautious FBM KLCI early Monday while key Asian markets traded cautiously.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Hong Leong IB Retail Research (HLIB) said Kronologi Asia Bhd is involved in providing on-site and off-site enterprise data management (EDM) and data storage solutions to Asian ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) will be matching more than 40 Malaysian companies in the oil and gas sector with foreign buyers next week through its International Sourcing Programme (INSP).
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(June 17): Asian stocks looked set to start Monday on the back foot ahead of a big week for central-bank policy.
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BERLIN, June 17 — German airline group Lufthansa said yesterday it has revised lower its 2019 outlook due to intense competition from low-cost carriers in Europe.