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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 18 — Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters yesterday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its ec...
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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 17 — Argentina’s peso ended a tumultuous week yesterday having shed 20 per cent in its value against the US dollar as both Fitch and S&P cut the South American country’s long-t...
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NEW YORK, Aug 15 — US stocks rose in choppy trading today, as strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results eased some fears about the economy slipping into recession, but a slump in ...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 7 — US President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China yesterday despite a warning from Beijing that labelling it a currency manipulator would have severe...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) says it has received numerous complaints from first-time house buyers who claim they are being forced to pay more than the price mandated by t...
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Country Garden moves up to the 177th position on the year 2019 list KUALA LUMPUR: Country Garden’s strong performance has paid off for the property developer as it has not only remain on the Fortune...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has successfully cut its fiscal deficit by 39% to RM21.4 billion in the first five months of 2019, down from RM35.0 billion recorded in the same period last year, said Fin...
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NEW YORK, July 23 — US stocks rose today boosted by better-than-expected earnings and forecast raises from blue-chip companies including Coca-Cola and United Technologies, soothing concerns over the...
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NEW YORK, July 18 — US stock indexes fell yesterday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.
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NEW YORK: US stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.
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NEW YORK, July 16 — S&P reaffirmed Deutsche Bank’s credit ratings yesterday, calling a restructuring plan “necessary,” while noting that the bank still faces a challenging economic environment...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The affirmation of Malaysia’s credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The affirmation of Malaysia's credit rating by Standard and Poor's (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management, says the Finance Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The affirmation of Malaysia’s credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings positive outlook of the local economy demonstrates that rising direct public debt was not jeopardising Malaysia’s sovereign credit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: EA Technique (M) Bhd, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), Cypark Resources Bhd and Damansara Realty Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Wednesday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Sunway Bhd, Prestariang Bhd, Merge Energy Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd and Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Gamuda Bhd, Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak Holdings), Mynews Holdings Bhd, HeiTech Padu Bhd, Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd, Tropicana Corp Bhd and Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Monday.
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NEW YORK, June 6 — US stocks treaded water today as hopes of a rate cut helped counter fears of a further escalation in the trade war with China following comments from President Donald Trump.
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NEW YORK: "Sell in May and go away" is a popular saying on Wall Street based on the S&P 500's historical underperformance from May through October. With a host of uncertainties fuelling fears of a global slowdown, this could be one of the years when the adage holds true.
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JAKARTA: Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating to ‘BBB’, citing the country’s strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics.
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JAKARTA, May 31 — Ratings agency S&P lifted Indonesia’s credit rating today, citing strong prospects for Southeast Asia’s biggest economy after the re-election of president Joko Widodo.
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NEW YORK, May 30 — US stocks fell yesterday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy US-China trade war would crimp global growth pushed investor...
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NEW YORK: US stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds.
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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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NEW YORK, May 25 ― The escalating US-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say th...
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HONG KONG: The worsening trade war between Beijing and the Washington is prompting investors to ditch Chinese shares traded in the U.S. at a speed not seen since the global financial crisis.
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SYDNEY, May 23 ― Asian shares were stuck in the red today amid worries the Sino-US trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
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MEXICO CITY, May 20 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said today his government will order an end to tax forgiveness for the country’s largest companies, saying US$20 billion (RM83.6...
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NEW YORK: Stock valuations have climbed to levels reached just before Wall Street's late 2018 plunge, leaving the market at risk of shocks such as the sell-off this week as global trade tensions mounted
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PETALING JAYA: International rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio this year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The international rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit to GDP ratio this year, the Finance Ministy said in a statement.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is embracing digital technology especially 5G as a launching pad to become a high-income nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng met with Fitch, Moody’s and S&P, who were convinced that the country will achieve its fiscal targets, especially its 3.4% of GDP budget d...
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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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NEW YORK, May 3 — US stocks eased further from recent record highs yesterday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jer...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
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NEW YORK: As the bull market gets a new lease on life, Wall Street is growing less fretful of a U.S. growth slowdown and betting on shares of companies in sectors that will benefit from the economic up-cycle, such as industrials and financials.
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NEW YORK: Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies.
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NEW YORK, April 28 — Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for US-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider US stock market, upbeat sentiment around China’s economy coul...
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NEW YORK, April 25 — The tech-heavy Nasdaq index hit a fresh record at the open on today after strong results from Facebook and Microsoft, while a slump in industrial conglomerate 3M weighed on the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd, Ekovest Bhd, Sinotop Holdings Bhd, Salcon Bhd and Destini Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Engineering solutions provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd will embark on a roadshow today for its proposed US dollar sukuk.
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TOKYO, April 23 — Asian shares were little changed today, hovering not far from nine-month peaks hit last week, with concerns China may slow the pace of policy easing curbing the market's enthusiasm...
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SEOUL (April 22): Resorts World Las Vegas’ stable outlook reflects parent company Genting Bhd’s stable outlook, expecting strong support from co., S&P says.
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I read with much interest of the recent altercation in our Parliament between the finance minister and a former prime minister about the sale of the Malaysia Building which is located at 47-50 Glouces...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the application of a cashless system in Malaysia could potentially reduce the possibility of corruption.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 26): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the application of a cashless system in Malaysia could potentially reduce the possibility of corruption.
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NEW YORK, March 25 — Wall Street’s main indexes fell today, dragged down by declines in high-growth technology shares, as fears of a global slowdown roiled the market for the second straight sessi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Muslim Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) wants financial institutions to make it easier for property purchasers when they apply for loans.
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TOKYO (March 22): Resorts World Las Vegas LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary, RWLV Capital Inc, have mandated banks for a series of fixed-income investor meetings in Asia, the U.S. and Europe startin...
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LONDON, March 7 — World stocks were stuck in their worst run of the year and bonds were on the rise today, as investors waited for confirmation that the European Central Bank will start shovelling c...
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DUBAI, March 6 — Rating agency Moody's downgraded Oman's credit rating to junk, joining other rating agencies, and said its outlook for the rating is negative, citing fiscal challenges in an environ...
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NEW YORK, March 1 — Wall Street’s main indexes fell slightly yesterday as support from better-than-feared US GDP data was countered by concerns about earnings and US-China trade relations.
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NEW YORK, Feb 25 — US stocks climbed today, boosted by technology and industrial shares, after President Donald Trump said he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports.
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NEW YORK, Feb 15 — US stocks gained today, led by a bounce in shares of financials, as investors were optimistic about the ongoing trade talks to resolve a bruising tariff dispute between the United...
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NEW YORK, Feb 14 — US stocks fell today, as consumer and retail stocks dropped after a sharp decline in retail sales in December suggested a slowdown in economic activity.
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NEW YORK, Feb 8 — US stocks sank over 1 per cent yesterday on fears that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal with less than a month left in their fragile truce, addin...
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NEW YORK, Feb 7 — US stocks edged lower yesterday as videogame makers gave disappointing revenue forecasts and investors awaited developments on US-China trade relations.
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NEW YORK, Feb 2 — Wall Street ended mixed yesterday, as optimism from a surge in January US job growth was offset by a weaker-than-expected outlook from Amazon.com Inc that battered retail stocks.
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It’s NO LONGER just the first-time home buyers.
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 31):  The stamp duties on property sales and purchase agreements (SPA) for properties priced up to RM1 million and for loan agreements of up to RM2.5 million that come under the Na...
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WASHINGTON, Jan 11 — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell yesterday stressed again the US central bank can be patient in approving any further rate increases as officials gauge whether the US econ...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is on track in keeping its fiscal deficit at 3.7 percent of GDP for 2018, which is lower than the 3.9 percent projected by Nomura Global Market Research.