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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips ended Friday on a slighter weaker note with the benchmark FBM KLCI below the important 1, 600 level on losses by Sime Plantation and Maybank despite firmer economic data and stronger ringgit.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (pictured), founder and group managing director of Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, has launched a mandatory general offer (MGO) to buy over minority ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Bursa Malaysia continued to stay in the red across the board in tracking the world’s major indices at mid-day, and with heavy selling pressure in the industrial products an...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Intensifying global uncertainties and slowdown in major economies dragged Bursa Malaysia into the red at the opening today.
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As the Malaysian government is in the process of migrating the country’s broadcasting system from analogue to full digital broadcast in a transition called analogue-switch-off (ASO) by end Sept 201...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Xin Hwa Holdings Bhd (XHH) has clarified that previous payments that were made by a wholly-owned subsidiary to substantial shareholders of XHH should have been to XHH as the imm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Starting tomorrow, proprietary day traders will be allowed to deal in both securities and derivatives on Bursa Malaysia based on their business model, activities and risks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips staged a relief rebound on Wednesday led by CIMB and Dialog, tracking the key Asian markets, after the US delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The FBM KLCI rose 0.42% in early trade this morning, tracking the bounce at regional markets At 9.05am, the FBM KLCI gained 6.74 points to 1,599.62.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets were routed on Tuesday, with losses ranging from 1.05% to 2.1% on growing worries about the US-China trade war, weaker China economy and weaker economic data.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Shares in Lotte Chemical Titan Holdings Bhd (LCT) rose as much 6.46% this morning after it announced that it is trimming its equity stake in subsidiary PT Lotte Chemical Indones...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was an exodus of foreign funds from Bursa last week, marking the fourth uninterrupted week of foreign net selling, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Research has reduced its FY19-21E net profit for Leong Hup International Bhd (LHIB) by 20%-24% ahead of its 2Q19 results release and lowered its target price by 20% to RM1.08 after the profit warning.
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GEORGE TOWN: The country’s veterinary regulators will investigate claims that an egg farm in Johor supplying to a major hypermarket chain in the country is said to have been operating under unsanita...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): Lotte Chemical Titan Holdings Bhd (LCT) is planning to trim its equity stake in PT Lotte Chemical Indonesia (LCI) by selling a 49% stake in the subsidiary to its parent Lotte Che...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): Leong Hup International Bhd has issued a profit guidance warning of a “significantly lower profits after taxation for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2Q2019) compared w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Bursa Malaysia ended broadly higher in line with regional peers and amid an announcement of better-than-expected Chinese trade data for July.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) shed some of its earlier gains at the midday break today, with the counter rising 1.89%, with other Genting counters also registering gains as well.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Shares in Genting Malaysia Bhd rebounded 2.2% this morning, after losing RM2.6 billion of its market capitalisation yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Fifty million shares of Media Prima Bhd, representing 4.51% of the company, were crossed off-market today for a total of RM30 million or 60 sen apiece.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 — Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened broadly lower today amid a lack of fresh leads.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Bursa Malaysia continued to weakened at mid-afternoon today on selling pressure in almost in all counters across the board, while tracking regional peers following renewed...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― Bursa Malaysia remained in the red at mid-day today on continued selling activities in almost all index-linked counters as the market braced for another round of a trade war be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has downgraded Bursa Malaysia Bhd to "hold" with a lower target price of RM7 (from RM7.54) after the stock market operator posted weak ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Bursa Malaysia stayed lower at mid-morning on selling activities across the board, dragged down by bearish market sentiment.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd has maintained its “Buy” rating Bursa Malaysia Bhd at RM6.71 with a lower target price (TP) of RM7.40 (from RM7.60) and said its TP for Bursa i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Asia Media Group Bhd said its directors have no access to the office of the company and are currently seeking legal recourse to resolve the issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Bursa Malaysia Bhd's net profit fell 20% year-on-year to RM46.34 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) from RM58.21 million on lower operating revenue acros...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 ― Bursa Malaysia was lower at mid-morning, with the benchmark index remaining in negative territory, dragged down by bearish market sentiment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Weak global market sentiment weighed down by the bleak external developments pushed Bursa Malaysia to close lower for the third consecutive session today, with selling mostly...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has given RHB Bank Bhd permission to commence negotiations with Tokio Marine Asia Pte Ltd to dispose of up to 94.7% stake in RHB Insurance.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session broadly lower dampened by weak risk appetite with selling mostly in the index-linked counters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Late buying enabled the FBM KLCI to close Monday off the day's low but the market was under pressure due to fund selling of bank stocks and profit taking of Genting and Genting Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Minority shareholders of Leweko Resources Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer by Rengit Capital Sdn Bhd for the rest of the shares in the Ipoh-based timber compa...
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TRANSMILE Group Bhd’s board has decided to drop the civil suit against its former CEO Gan Boon Aun and former chief financial officer Lo Chok Ping for failing in their duties towards the company due...
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KUALA LUMPUR: IT-related company Grand-Flo Bhd received a take-over offer from YBG Yap Consolidated Bhd after the latter bought a 53.32% stake or 250.81 million shares on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia kicked of the new week on Monday on a lacklustre note, in line with key Asian markets, ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting and US-China trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia closed lower today, as the European Central Bank (ECB) put off an anticipated rate cut, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed lower on Friday, weighed down by losses in Public Bank, Sime Plantation and Tenaga Nasional, though strong buying of Genting Malaysia and Genting helped cushion the decline.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Pineapple Resources Bhd, which is buying the Thai Hou Sek restaurant operations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur here from THS Restaurants Sdn Bhd, says the RM415,334.11 purchase consi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia extended its losses early Thursday in the absence of any strong fund buying as Telekom Malaysia, Tenaga, Public Bank and Hong Leong Bank slipped.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Bursa Malaysia was moderately higher at mid-week opening, in line with regional equities and on positive progress in the US-China trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fund buying of Genting Malaysia and Petronas-linked stocks gave the FBM KLCI an early lift on Wednesday, as investors took their cue from the firmer key Asian markets and jump in crude oil prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Late selling of Petronas Gas and Sime Darby trimmed the FBM KLCI's gains amid a firmer broader market on Tuesday but trading value perked up compared with recent days.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips recorded slight gains early Tuesday with Petronas Chemical and Sime Plantation underpinning the FBM KLCI’s advance while key regional markets inched up.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed off Monday's low while key Asian markets ended in the red as the US Federal Reserve was set to cut interest rates lesser than expected.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Foreign funds sold RM6.9 million of Malaysian equity last week, compared to buying RM84.9 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds turned to selling mode last week after four straight weeks of buying into stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in HeiTech Padu Bhd continued to gain ground in early trade Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia started Monday on a cautious note, tracking the weaker key Asian markets as investors expected a smaller interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): The board of directors of APFT Bhd has initiated a civil suit in the High Court against its former directors for breaches of fiduciary duties during their tenure as directors o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Green Packet Bhd is collaborating with Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd to provide electronic wallet services.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Bursa Malaysia has issued an unusual market activity (UMA) query to HeiTech Padu Bhd over the sharp rise of the company's share price.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia and all key Asian markets closed higher on Friday as investors were confident of a US interest rate cut by end July.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): LTKM Bhd says trading in its shares will be suspended from 2:30pm today, pending a material announcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Asia Media Group Bhd said its annual report for financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) is still not ready for issuance and submission to Bursa Malaysia and shareholders by to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips staged a relief rally, riding on the firmer Wall Street close as a rate cut drew near, while Petronas stocks, Tenaga Nasional and Public Bank led the gainers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The FBM KLCI finished 8.6 points or 0.52% lower today while small market capitalisation (small cap) stocks fell by a larger quantum as world markets reacted to US President Don...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The FBM KLCI closed down 11.41 points or 0.68% today in line with Asian share markets' decline after US president Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on another US$325 bi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Khazanah Nasional Bhd clarifies in a statement today it did not sell a 3.45% stake in CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, but that the shares were transferred in relation to an exchangeab...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The FBM KLCI closed down 3.43 points or 0.21% as investors appeared to favour Bursa Malaysia's lower liner and small market-capitalisation (small cap) stocks over large cap ent...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Late fund buying of Tenaga Nasional pushed the FBM KLCI into the positive zone on Monday while key Asian markets climbed following encouraging economic data from China.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia and Asian markets were cautious ahead of the release of China’s economic data later Monday morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: E-service providers, tech and semicon-related stocks led Bursa Malaysia higher early Friday but the FBM KLCI was just slightly higher on lack of buying support from funds.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd's share price fell as much as 26 sen or 1.55% to RM16.52 in afternoon trade today after the company said yesterday it received from the Malaysian go...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): The first half of 2019 (1H2019) saw fewer Malaysian companies opting to list their companies in stock exchanges overseas, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF). In a writte...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia managed to claw back some gains at the midday break on Tuesday, aided by gains in Maybank and IHH Healthcare amid the weaker key Asian markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: London Biscuit Bhd tumbled over 35% this morning after it was classified as an affected listed issuer under Practice Note 17 (PN17).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips eked out slim gains early Tuesday, with Tenaga Nasional’s rebound helping to lift the FBM KLCI despite the lacklustre mood in Asian markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): London Biscuits Bhd announced today that it has become a Practice Note 17-company, according to the Main Market Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional recoup about a third of its recent losses at the close of trade on Monday but selling of Maybank, Maxis and IHH dragged the FBM KLCI into the red.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Kim Hin Joo (Malaysia) Bhd, which retails the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands in Malaysia, made its debut today on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia at a 4 sen discou...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian equity market was among the worst-performing markets in the first half of 2019 (1H19) judging by the downward trend of the FBM KLCI.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lack of strong institutional leads saw the FBM KLCI closing lower in lacklustre trade but the losses among the blue chips were marginal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): The FBM KLCI closed up 7.38 points or 0.44% today at 1,691 on expectation of a trade truce between the US and China and as higher crude oil prices supported market sentiment.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): LEAP-market bound Ace Innovate Asia Bhd is looking to raise RM10.14 million, which it plans to use for expansion of its gold bar business.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Energy-related stocks on Bursa Malaysia advanced in heavy trading today, as oil prices jumped by over US$1 a barrel, on news the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (O...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Foreign funds acquired RM171.7 million net of local equities last week on Bursa Malaysia, up from RM28.3 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Res...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds upped the ante in acquiring stocks listed on Bursa, acquiring RM171.7mil of local equities last week, according to MIDF Research.
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This article first appeared as "Making the LEAP to ACE or Main Market" in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019 BURSA Malaysia’s Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform — be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Weaker crude oil prices pushed Petronas-linked stocks into the red at the close on Thursday, making Bursa Malaysia the only market in the negative zone among key Asian markets.
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BURSA Malaysia’s Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform — better known as the LEAP Market — was launched in 2017 during the tenure of former Bursa CEO Datuk Seri Tajuddin Atan.
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DATUK Muhamad Umar Swift assumed the role of CEO of Bursa Malaysia, taking over from Datuk Seri Tajuddin Atan, at an interesting time domestically and externally.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips wavered in early Thursday trade in the absence of strong leads from institutional players as the first half of 2019 draws to an end due to mixed signals from the proposed US-China meeting over the weekend.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Local fund buying of Tenaga Nasional helped the FBM KLCI chalk up meagre gains on Tuesday as trading on Bursa Malaysia remained lacklustre, mirroring the cautious key Asian markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction player TRC Synergy Bhd is actively bidding for RM2 billion worth of projects this year while striving to reduce reliance on the segment.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Investors’ appetite for Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) appears to be increasing, as the stock was climbing again to an intraday high of RM4.22 earlier today, or 4.2% higher than i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Former works minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has raised the question on whether or not Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had referred to the Cabinet before announcing the RM6....
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds bought RM28.3mil net of local equities last week, the second lowest weekly foreign net inflow recorded so far this year, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Foreign funds acquired RM28.3 million of local equities on Bursa Malaysia last week, compared to disposing of RM415.3 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investmen...
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A STATEMENT from the two capital market regulators – the Securities Commission (SC) and Bursa Malaysia – has taken the market by surprise.
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Does Bursa think that the way to create a vibrant market is to proportionately scale down the intensity of regulatory discipline?Having a sound and robust regulatory framework is one of the many factors that drive vibrancy in our market. We also note that some areas of the market require more guidance, while other areas are ready for more openness, particularly with improved market conduct and discipline.
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CEO compensation is always a hot issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Two major subsidiaries of Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd have been served with a winding-up petition by Soon Lian Engineering Construction (SLEC) due to an on-going dispute pertainin...
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GEORGE TOWN: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today said there was nothing wrong with the police engaging in businesses through their cooperative (co-op) as it was completely legal to do so.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia recorded its best week in recent months on Friday as late fund buying of key stocks Petronas Chemical and Sime Plantation saw the FBM KLCI chalk up gains of 2% from a week ago.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay (pictured) has reportedly announced he would take a 20% pay cut to offset the effect of heavy gaming tax...
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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.