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TOKYO (April 25): Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German business morale rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Bursa Malaysia opened almost flat today in tracking the lower overnight performance of Wall Street as investors took profits, while digesting a mixed bag of corporate update...
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TOKYO, April 25 — Asian shares slipped today as a surprise deterioration in German business morale rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-u...
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TOKYO: Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German business morale rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets .on Thursday April 25.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 — Facebook Inc yesterday blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter as it kept a lid on the costs of making its social networks safer, and set aside US$3 bil...
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LONDON, April 24 — Wall Street opened slightly down today after a record-breaking session the day before failed to spark a major global rally.
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BEIJING: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. agreed to pay part of US$22 million to settle allegations by China’s securities regulator over how the Wall Street firm interacted with its local joint venture partner, the first such agreement under pilot rules the nation adopted in 2015.
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SHANGHAI, April 24 — Equity markets in Asia faltered today amid losses in South Korea and uncertainty over China's plans for further stimulus as the economy shows signs of regaining its footing.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at the midday break today after having briefly breached the 1,640-point level.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session higher, lifted by buying support from lower liners and selected heavyweight counters on improved investor sentiment, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tracking the overnight rally on Wall Street, Bursa Malaysia ended on positive side at midday, with the FBM KLCI advancing a 8.09 points to 1,635.53.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): The FBM KLCI rose 0.69% at mid-morning today, tracking regional markets.
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SHANGHAI, April 24 — Equity markets in Asia rose this morning after upbeat earnings helped the Nasdaq and S&P 500 indexes reach record closing highs on Wall Street overnight, while oil retreated fro...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips climbed in early Wednesday trade, powered by gains in Tenaga Nasional, CIMB and RHB Bank, in line with the positive key Asian markets.
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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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NEW YORK: Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday as the U.S. Nasdaq and S&P 500 stock indexes marched toward record highs, while European energy shares posted their biggest daily gain since January as crude prices surged.
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NEW YORK, April 24 — Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records yesterday following a plethora of mostly good quarterly earnings that reinforced confidence in the economic outlook.
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NEW YORK, April 23 — US stocks edged higher today, as upbeat results from Coca-Cola, Twitter and a host of industrial companies allayed investor concerns about slowing profits.
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NEW YORK, April 23 — Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs today as the Trump administration cracked down on Iranian oil exports, announcing it would no longer grant waivers from US sanctions.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Bursa Malaysia was marginally higher today supported by mild buying interest in banking and energy stocks, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher today in tracking the better overnight performance of Wall Street and firmer oil prices, dealers said.
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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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SHANGHAI, April 23 — Video of a parked Tesla Inc Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmaker's stock pushed shares down 4 per cent yesterday, as it prepared to issue resul...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at the midday break today, but stayed up 0.34% after briefly breaching the 1,630-point level.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Bursa Malaysia is likely to trend lower next week with the FBM KLCI moving towards the 1,600 level amid the lack of local catalysts.
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REVIEW: A lack of confidence in the domestic market and a potential downgrade in sovereign bonds emerged as the catalyst to push the FBM KLCI towards 2016 lows.
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TOKYO: Nomura Holdings Inc’s chief executive vowed to keep Japan’s biggest brokerage independent and quickly implement his latest turnaround plan as a slumping share price puts the question of a potential merger in focus.
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TOKYO, April 19 — Tokyo stocks closed higher today following healthy gains on Wall Street, with Nintendo jumping more than 14 per cent on reports its games and popular Switch console will soon be av...
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ON March 29, Lyft, the No 2 US ride-hailing player behind giant Uber Technologies, began trading on the tech-heavy Nasdaq bourse.
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Almost two decades ago, in a remote Russian city best known for its butter and linen, two brothers shared a bedroom and a Pentium 100-powered computer they used to code their first game.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The FBM KLCI notched up limited gains at mid-morning today, tracking the modest rise at regional markets.
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New York: Homebuyers in the hedge fund haven of Greenwich are favouring smaller properties over the sprawling mansions the Connecticut town is known for.
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NEW YORK: A gauge of global stocks fell on Thursday after underwhelming manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe, though it pared losses as Wall Street edged higher on strong U.S. retail sales data and earnings from industrial companies.
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NEW YORK, April 19 — Pinterest got off to a flying start on Wall Street yesterday in the market debut for the San Francisco-based visual discovery service, a positive sign for the wave of Silicon Va...
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LONDON, April 18 — Stock markets were mixed today as investors wound down their positions before the Easter break, with positivity surrounding China-US trade talks and healthy Chinese growth failing...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Bursa Malaysia pared down earlier losses to close marginally lower today but remained weak amid continuous selling activities in the broader market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI fell 0.59% at the midday break today, tracking regional markets, dragged by losses including at Public Bank Bhd and Maxis Bhd.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 ― Pinterest yesterday announced it would price its initial public offering at US$19 (RM78.58) a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI remained in negative territory at mid-morning today as investors remain spooked by concerns over the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by global index provid...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI fell 0.32% in early trade this morning, dragged by losses including at Malayan banking Bhd (Maybank), Public Bank Bhd and Petronas-linked stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negative news continued to weigh on investors’ confidence as the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the lowest level since December 2016, with Maybank, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank bearing the punishment.
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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 — Bursa Malaysia ended broadly lower today led by selling activities mainly in selected heavyweights, amid a lack of catalysts.
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How much are customers willing to pay for Netflix?
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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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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 — Apple and American microchip manufacturer Qualcomm said yesterday they have agreed to “dismiss all litigation” against each other worldwide in what had been a sprawling...
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TOKYO, April 17 — The euro sagged early today following a report that some European Central Bank policymakers have expressed dovish views, with the market awaiting Chinese economic data for further ...
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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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LOS ANGELES, April 17 — Netflix Inc gave a weak forecast yesterday that unnerved investors just as Walt Disney Co and others prepare to escalate Hollywood's streaming video wars, although the compan...
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NEW YORK: Stocks around the globe rose on Tuesday to six-month highs as positive economic data in China and Germany boosted investor sentiment, though concerns about the impact of U.S. policy on the healthcare sector paused Wall Street's rally.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The FBM KLCI remained lacklustre at mid-morning today, tracking regional markets, and eked out marginal gains.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Bursa Malaysia eased at the early session today in line with the weaker overnight performance of Wall Street.
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TOKYO, April 16 — Asian stocks hovered below a nine-month peak today after disappointing bank earnings dented Wall Street, though recent signs the global economy is likely to avoid a sharper downtur...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips notched slim gains early Tuesday as some buying of KL Kepong and Genting Bhd underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance but the overall market was lacklustre.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street lost ground on Monday, dragged down by financials as underwhelming bank earnings curbed investor enthusiasm.
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NEW YORK, April 15 — World stocks retreated from earlier gains today as underwhelming quarterly results from US banks weighed on Wall Street, though progress in US-China trade talks helped European ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The FBM KLCI finished 1.16 points or 0.07% higher today, taking cue from US share gains on Friday at Wall Street.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local market was bullish in morning trade as investors' risk appetite returned to emerging markets on optimism that the US-China negotiations were yielding results.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The FBM KLCI rose 0.38% at mid-morning today, partially on positive sentiment following news on the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project as well as in tandem wit...
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — On the campaign trail and in Congress, Democrats are challenging the titans of Wall Street, proclaiming a "new day" as they seek to channel the anger of their party and voters...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks closed near record highs on Friday after the largest U.S. bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street's big rally back from last year's slump.
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BLACK Monday, the Black Friday mini crash in 1989, the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 subprime crisis. Asia’s deal-making Ong brothers have come a long way to becoming household names in private equity.
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NEW YORK, April 13 ― US stocks closed near record highs yesterday after the largest US bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street's bi...
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NEW YORK, April 13 ― Global stocks rose on Friday after JP Morgan's results kicked off the US corporate earnings season in style, while signs of stabilisation in China's economy helped riskier asset...
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LONDON, April 12 — Signs of a stabilisation in China's giant economy and a soggy dollar helped oil markets cement their best run for more than three years today, though stocks weren't buoyed much af...
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HONG KONG, April 12 — Asian markets were mixed today as a volatile week drew to a close with investors preparing for the start of the corporate earnings season.
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Walt Disney Co priced its highly anticipated streaming video service below Netflix in an aggressive move to challenge the dominant streaming service and entice families to buy yet another monthly subscription.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 — Uber filed documents yesterday for its much-anticipated public share offering expected to be the largest in the tech sector in years, and a bellwether for other venture-bac...
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SHANGHAI, April 12 — Asian shares were flat and US Treasury yields pulled back today as investor caution prevailed ahead of the release of first-quarter corporate earnings, although stronger US econ...
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NEW YORK: Healthcare stocks pulled Wall Street lower on Thursday as growing fears of a global economic slowdown countered upbeat economic data and investors waited for earnings season to kick into high gear.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — Uber could become a US$100 billion company with a massive share offering that will be a bellwether for tech startups looking toward Wall Street.
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NEW YORK, April 11 — Wall Street stocks were little changed early today ahead of bank earnings releases that will kick off first-quarter reporting season.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — Uber could become a US$100 billion (RM409.44 billion) company with a massive share offering that will be a bellwether for tech startups looking toward Wall Street.
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HONG KONG: Bytedance Ltd, China’s most valuable startup, has secured a US$1.335bil syndicated loan from a group dominated by Wall Street banks, according to people familiar with the matter.
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LONDON: When Amin Nasser met investors at the palatial St. Regis hotel in midtown Manhattan last week, the chief executive officer of the world’s biggest oil company had one clear message: we’re in a league of our own.
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A Peruvian judge ordered the arrest of former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Wednesday while also authorising a search of several properties as part of a probe into a bribery scheme linked to scan...
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SYDNEY, April 11 — Asian stocks held near eight-month highs yesterday and the US dollar slipped again on expectations global interest rates will stay lower for longer after a dovish turn by the Euro...
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SYDNEY: Asian stocks held near eight-month highs on Thursday and the dollar slipped again on expectations global interest rates will stay lower for longer after a dovish turn by the European Central Bank and milder than expected U.S. inflation.
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NEW YORK: Technology stocks led Wall Street slightly higher on Wednesday, as U.S. inflation data proved to be benign and the minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting were unsurprising.
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NEW YORK, April 11 — Technology stocks led Wall Street slightly higher yesterday, as US inflation data proved to be benign and the minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting were unsurprising.
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(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) LONDON (April 10): Scrap accounts for a little less than a third of the global copper market but, according to Goldman Sa...
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Bytedance, China’s most valuable startup, has secured a US$1.34 billion syndicated loan from a group dominated by Wall Street banks, according to people familiar with the matter.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The FBM KLCI closed down 2.48 points or 0.15% today at 1,639.46 after an overnight decline in US shares amid US-Europe trade tension and after the International Monetary Fund ...
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HONG KONG: Bytedance Ltd., China’s most valuable startup, has secured a $1.335 billion syndicated loan from a group dominated by Wall Street banks, according to people familiar with the matter.
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HONG KONG: The culture clash between CLSA Ltd.’s old guard and its Chinese owner may have reached a tipping point.
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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 10): The FBM KLCI fell 0.35% at mid-morning today as concerns of a global economic slowdown re-emerged and dragged regional markets.
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NEW YORK, April 10 — Trade-sensitive industrials dragged Wall Street lower yesterday as tensions over tariffs between the United States and its European trading partners went from simmer to boil and...
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NEW YORK: Trade-sensitive industrials dragged Wall Street lower on Tuesday as tensions over tariffs between the United States and its European trading partners went from simmer to boil and the IMF lowered its global growth outlook.
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LONDON: After being shunned by Wall Street and international investors last year, Saudi Arabia made a roaring comeback on Tuesday as oil giant Aramco received a blockbuster US$85bil in orders for its maiden global bond.
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NEW YORK, April 9 — The US economy is strong and Wall Street has reformed practices that contributed to the financial crisis a decade ago, chief executives of some of the largest US banks said in pr...
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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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NEW YORK, April 8 — Wall Street stocks retreated early today, with Boeing especially weak at the start of a week that includes key Brexit negotiations and the start of earnings season.
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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...