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KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Water supply has been restored to most Klang Valley areas affected by unscheduled treatment plant closures save for Kuala Langat and parts of Shah Alam and Klang, Syabas said...
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LONDON, July 19 — European stock markets slipped back today after an initial rally, as investors cooled on comments by a top Federal Reserve official that hinted at the US central bank unveiling a d...
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(July 19): Stocks in Asia looked set to track gains in U.S. equities as dovish commentary from Federal Reserve officials saw bets on a half-point interest rate cut this month ramp up.
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(July 18): Stocks in Asia were poised to track losses seen in the U.S. session amid a flurry of corporate earnings and lingering concern over the Sino-American trade dispute.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research maintained its earnings foreacsts on Digi.Com with an unchanged hold rating and target price of RM5 following its 2Q19 earnings coming within expectations.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's economy grew at its slowest annual pace in a decade in the second quarter, preliminary second-quarter growth data showed on Friday, raising bets that a technical recession and monetary policy easing could be just around the corner.
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(July 12): Stocks in Asia headed for a mixed start Friday as trade-tensions resurfaced and U.S. shares closed at a record.
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Damages at the beach at a hotel in Porto Carras, Halkidki, Greece after severe weather hit Greece.
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LONDON: The dollar fell to a five-day low on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the door open for U.S. interest rate cuts, though investors were wary of selling dollars aggressively until a policy review later this month.
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TOKYO, July 11 — The US dollar was soft today after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell set the stage for a rate cut later this month, vowing to “act as appropriate” to ensure the world's big...
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(July 10): Stocks in Asia looked set to trade mixed after U.S. equities made little headway and investors awaited clues on policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.
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WASHINGTON • Torrential rain lashed Washington and its surrounding areas this week, flooding neighbourhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks, Agence France-Presse reported.
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(July 9): Asian stocks were set for a muted start to trading as their U.S. counterparts slipped and Treasuries edged lower.
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(July 5): Asian stocks looked set for a muted start to trading with no direction from their U.S. counterparts thanks to the American holiday.
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LONDON: This 2019 edition of the Festival of Speed, which brings together some of racing history's most illustrious machines for a yearly celebration of speed, will be taking place at England's Goodwo...
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(July 4): Asian stocks looked set for gains after their U.S. counterparts rose to all-time highs in thin trading ahead of a holiday.
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A studio best known for taking realism to ridiculous extremes is back with a trailer for birds-in-the-city riff Pigeon Simulator.
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 — A studio best known for taking realism to ridiculous extremes is back with a trailer for birds-in-the-city riff Pigeon Simulator.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): The FBM KLCI continued its losing streak for the third day in a row due to profit-taking activities in selected heavyweights, in anticipation of the G20 summit this evening.
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(June 28): Stocks in Asia headed for a mixed start ahead of U.S.-China talks at the G-20 conference this weekend.
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TRANSIT (the Association for the Improvement of Mass Transit) notes with interest the government’s complicated proposal to take over the LDP, SPRINT, Kesas and SMART highway concessionaires.
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The fourth-generation Audi A8 is now on display at Audi Glenmarie, and the local specification model brought in by Euromobil is an A8 L 3.0 TFSI quattro.
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(June 27): Asian stocks headed for a mixed start Thursday after a lackluster U.S. session amid ongoing trade concerns.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was slightly lower in morning trade as global markets braced themselves for a US-China meeting at this week's G20 Summit in Japan.
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(June 25): Stocks in Asia looked set to drift Tuesday after their U.S. counterparts slipped for a second session in a lackluster session.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI drifted lower on profit-taking on Monday following a strong rally in the previous week.
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It looks like the flurry of Raya deals did manage to spur car buyers to flock to dealers, and sales data from the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) for the month of May 2019 showed that plenty of...
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LONDON, June 20 — Oil rose more than 3 per cent towards US$64 a barrel today after Iran shot down a US military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington.
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LONDON: Oil prices were broadly steady on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal.
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LONDON, June 18 — The dollar weakened against its rivals today, heading back towards a recent three-month low before a US central bank meeting gets underway with expectations growing the Fed will si...
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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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32 years after BMW released its first ever 3 Series Touring, the brand has just unveiled the all-new sixth generation model, in an effort to combine the driving dynamics of the G20 3 Series with a wh...
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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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The inundated section of SK Sungai Buloh in Selangau yesterday.
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(June 14): Stocks in Asia faced a muted start Friday after U.S. equities eked out gains and the global bond rally extended.
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Ubisoft unveiled London-set Watch Dogs Legion, a glimpse of small squad challenge Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Quarantine, and the latest look at October's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint during the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo.
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(June 13): Asian stocks faced more pressure Thursday after U.S. equities slipped amid ongoing trade tensions.
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NEW YORK, June 13 — Stock markets pulled back yesterday amid lingering trade war worries, with Asian markets also buffeted by unease over massive civil protests in Hong Kong.
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(June 12): Asian stocks looked set to open mixed Wednesday after U.S. equities halted a five-day winning streak and Treasuries steadied.
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NEW YORK: US stocks extended their winning streak, joining a global rally in riskier assets amid optimism on the outlook for trade talks and speculation U.S. monetary policy will be supportive. Treasuries were steady.
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LONDON: The dollar held above a recent two-and-a-half-month low on Tuesday as bets on an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve increased, although investors were wary of selling aggressively before a Group of 20 summit this month.
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LONDON, June 11 — The dollar held above a recent two-and-a-half-month low today as bets on an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve increased, although investors were wary of selling aggressively...
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LONDON, June 11 ― Longer-dated euro zone government bonds led a selloff in the bloc today, as a pick up in risk sentiment globally took the shine off a stellar rally in fixed income.
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Lexus Malaysia has announced that the order books have opened for the 2019 Lexus NX, which updates the facelifted first-gen SUV for the current year.
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(June 11): Asian stocks look set for a mixed start as investor focus returned to the U.S.-China trade arena.
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Proton is claiming sales of 10,611 units in May, which would put it second in the sales league for the second month running, between perennial leader Perodua and top non-national brand Honda.
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Renault has announced the updated version of the Koleos SUV, featuring new engines, enhanced looks and a host of technology upgrades.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI continues to gain ground Monday as market sentiments were boosted by the US-Mexico deal to avert a tariff war and optimism for a rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI extended its early morning lead to end 6.28 points higher at 1,655.61 at midday.
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TOKYO: Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday but the market was hampered by concerns about the U.S. trade war with Mexico and China, prompting investors to buy domestic-demand oriented shares.
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(June 4): Asia traders will look to see if stocks can stabilize Tuesday amid a technology rout that sank Nasdaq shares and a rally in Treasuries on growing conviction the Federal Reserve will cut inte...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia rose for the fifth consecutive day at midday with the benchmark index closing at its highest since early April on strong gains in index-linked counters
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(May 31): Asian stocks looked set for modest gains Friday after U.S. shares edged higher.
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NEW YORK: US stocks halted a two-day sell-off that took major indexes to multimonth lows, with groups battered by the trade tensions leading the rebound. Treasury yields steadied near their lowest since 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The FBM KLCI finished 12.83 points or 0.79% higher today, led by Petronas Gas Bhd's share price gain and amid fund managers' month-end window dressing.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fund buying of Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), Petronas Gas Bhd and Axiata Group Bhd helped push the FBM KLCI to a higher close at midday on Thursday, extending its gains for the fourth day.
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Historical battle strategy 'Total War: Three Kingdoms' profits from its decision to take on China, 'Tales From The Borderlands' enjoys a last hurrah amid uncertainty about its future, comedy shopper 'Eat The Rich surfs online popularity, and 'Five Nights At Freddy's' prepares to go VR.
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(May 29): Stocks in Asia looked poised to follow U.S. equities lower, with pressure growing on sovereign bond yields after Treasuries surged amid trade-war concerns.
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(May 28): Asia stocks were set for a muted open as investors mulled comments from President Donald Trump that the U.S. was “not ready” to reach a trade deal with China.
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(May 27): Asian stocks looked set for a mixed start following three weeks of declines on U.S.-China trade tensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Visit any Ramadan bazaar during the fasting month in Malaysia and one will notice a common feature: food and drinks are all packed in single-use plastic.
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Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month’s election, which hand...
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MELAKA, May 22 — Melaka state government has expressed its condolences to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, the Pahang royal family over the demise ...
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This just in. Naza Kia will be introducing two additional variants of the Kia Picanto, the pair being the entry-level Picanto KX and the long-awaited X-Line. It’s priced at RM44,888 and RM57,888 res...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Wesak Day was celebrated by Buddhists across the country on Sunday (May 19) in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symb...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Wesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists across the country today in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symbolises the unity of the c...
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Buddhists celebrated Wesak Day today by visiting temples early in the morning to carry out religious rituals and pay tribute to Siddharta Gautama, the founder of the religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — The Wesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists across the country today in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symbolises the uni...
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NEW YORK: Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The FBM KLCI closed 6.17 points or 0.39% higher today at 1,605.36 on buying support from local funds and after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced on Thursday its market liquid...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The volatility on the FBM KLCI continued on Friday following a series of ups and downs over the course of the week.
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(May 17): Asian stocks were poised to rise Friday after U.S. equities posted a third day of gains and Treasury yields climbed, with trade tensions taking a back seat amid simmering tensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was slightly lower in morning trade amid headwinds in the external enivronment and despite Bank Negara's better-than-expected 1Q GDP announcement.
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Sweetly sinister adventure Little Misfortune attracted further interest through its free demo.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The FBM KLCI is currently trading down 9.07 points or 0.55% — its lowest since January 2016 — in tandem with Asian shares, which continue to remain in red as Sino-US trade t...
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(May 14): The sell-off that sank U.S. stocks and global commodities is set to spill into Asia after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 — An initial count estimates that 54.22 per cent out of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan turned out to cast their ballots today, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Omar Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The FBM KLCI closed down 8.26 points or 0.51% today at its intraday low as the tariff hike to 25% from 10% on US$200 billion worth of US-bound cargoes leaving China was announce...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The FBM KLCI ticked up in early trade Friday, taking cue from regional markets, lifted by select blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The FBM KLCI dipped 15.02 points or 0.92% today as global markets took caution ahead of the next round of China-US trade talks.
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TOKYO: Japan's Nikkei fell for a fourth day to a six-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the next round of U.S-China trade talks, while SoftBank Corp and Yahoo Japan were under the spotlight after their alignment news.
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(May 9): Asian stocks looked set for a mixed start Thursday after a volatile session left U.S. equities lower amid dissonant signals on trade.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The FBM KLCI closed 4.5 points or 0.27% lower amid weaker Asian stock markets after US President Donald Trump threatened to raise US tariffs on Chinese goods.
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THERE’S a brief snap – the sound of a hammer hitting a nail: metallic but light.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI erased earlier losses to end morning trading in the green following the release of better-than-expected Malaysian trade data.
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(May 3): Asian stocks were poised for a mixed end to the week as investors turned their focus to the upcoming U.S. jobs report and developments in trade talks.
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A personal project about exploring, building, and making friends has gone from a one-person, multi-year effort to well-received release with a vibrant community of assistant developers and fans.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): The FBM KLCI gained 4.89 points or 0.3% to close at 1,642.29, partially lifted by gains in banking stocks including Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd (HLFG) and Malayan Banking B...
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NEW YORK, April 30 — Launched on April 18 for PC and Linux with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Mac OS versions to come, a personal project about exploring, building, and making friends has gone ...
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(April 30): Asian stocks are set to drift Tuesday ahead of key China data that will provide clues on global economic growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research maintained its sell call on Maxis Bhd with a higher target price of RM5.05 from RM5 previously.
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TOKYO, April 26 — Tokyo stocks closed lower today amid investor caution ahead of an unprecedented 10 days of holidays beginning this weekend, with a stronger yen against the dollar also weighing on ...
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TOKYO, April 26 — Tokyo stocks opened lower today amid investor caution ahead of an unprecedented 10 days of holidays beginning this weekend, with a stronger yen against the dollar also weighing on ...
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(April 26): Asian stocks were set for a muted start to Friday after mixed messages from U.S. benchmarks as earnings season continued.
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BMW Malaysia has announced the expansion of its G30 BMW 5 Series line-up in the country with the introduction of two new variants, the 530e M Sport and 520i Luxury.
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Kia has unveiled a very special, limited-run edition of the Stinger sports sedan at the ongoing 2019 New York International Show.
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(April 24): Asian stocks are poised for gains after their U.S. counterparts closed at record highs on the back of better-than-forecast earnings.
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Hello everyone! We’re at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre where Proton has just launched the facelifted Iriz hatch and Persona sedan.
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(April 23): Stocks in Asia are set for modest gains after U.S. equities edged higher as investors awaited a deluge of earnings news.