Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 3:14 PM
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Topic: Wall Street

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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): The FBM KLCI ticked up marginally in early trade this morning, tracking regional markets, but gains were seen capped.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia extended yesterday’s gains to open higher today as market sentiment was lifted by higher regional equities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): The FBM KLCI is seen trending range bound today with immediate support at the 1,686-point level as domestic buying sentiment stays somewhat wary.
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LONDON, Feb 18 — Hopes for progress in Sino-US trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs today, though European gains were held bac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The FBM KLCI today closed 3.91 points or 0.23% higher in tandem with Asian share market gains as investors anticipated a breakthrough in China-US trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Bursa Malaysia ended the day higher, in line with regional stocks, as market sentiment was lifted by hopes that trade talks between China and the United States could reach an ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning today, lifted by gains in selected blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia opened higher due to better buying demand across-the-board as market sentiment was lifted by strong gains in US stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The FBM KLCI ticked up in early trade this morning, tracking gains at regional markets, lifted by key index-linked stocks including Public Bank Bhd and Genting Bhd.
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NEW YORK, Feb 17 — As Wall Street braces for the first quarterly decline in earnings in nearly three years, some investors are wondering if the market is factoring in a bigger erosion in profit marg...
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NEW YORK, Feb 16 — Wall Street stocks finished another strong week on a positive note today, rising again on optimism over US-China trade talks.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their protracted trade war
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LONDON, Feb 15 — As the United Kingdom’s Brexit crisis deepens, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan have differing views of the ultimate outcome but the two titans of Wall Street agree on one thing: They d...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed almost flat today in line with regional markets as investors awaited fresh developments in the US-China trade negotiations.
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NEW YORK, Feb 15 — Wall Street struggled to reverse early losses yesterday as an unexpected drop in retail sales dampened investor hopes for progress at the ongoing US-China trade talks in Beijing.
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Malaysia will not compromise with the investment giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the return of funds taken from state fund 1MDB, said Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The FBM KLCI is expected to trade range bound today, riding on the firmer overnight close at most global markets, whilst a lack of domestic catalysts could limit the index’s g...
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NEW YORK, Feb 14 — Wall Street closed higher yesterday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Fed...
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NEW YORK: Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term
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NEW YORK (Feb 14): Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Fe...
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NEW YORK, Feb 13 — Wall Street stocks rose again early today, extending an upward push on optimism over US-China trade talks and a preliminary budget agreement in Washington.
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LONDON, Feb 13 — Stock markets jumped today on hopes of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The FBM KLCI slipped 2.11 points or 0.13% to close at 1,685.30 today after investors appeared to have sidelined big capitalisation (big cap) stocks in favour of smaller plays.
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TOKYO, Feb 13 — Tokyo’s Nikkei index closed at a two-month high today, tracking gains on Wall Street as fears about a US-China trade war and another US government shutdown eased.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Bursa Malaysia was weaker at mid-morning today on subdued sentiment ahead of the new round of trade talks between US and China, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The FBM KLCI is expected to drift sideways today with immediate support at the 1,685-point level, in line with the firmer overnight close at most global markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Bursa Malaysia traded sideways in early trade today on lack of local leads, while ignoring the firmer regional tone on positive external developments.
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TOKYO, Feb 13 — Asian stocks pulled ahead and safe-haven government bonds came under further pressure today on optimism the United States and China might be able to hammer out a deal to resolve thei...
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NEW YORK, Feb 13 — Wall Street stocks jumped yesterday as President Donald Trump downplayed the chance of another government shutdown and said he could delay new tariffs on Chinese imports.
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NEW YORK, Feb 12 — Wall Street rose today, fueled by a tentative deal reached by US lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and optimism that the United States and China could reach a...
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LONDON, Feb 12 — Britain's FTSE 100 rose today as a stronger dollar boosted big banks and other companies that derive much of their revenue from overseas, in a broad-based equity rally across Europe...
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TOKYO, Feb 12 — Tokyo stocks opened higher today helped by a cheaper yen and expectations for progress in US-China trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): The FBM KLCI is expected to trade range bound with immediate support at 1,680.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street see-sawed on Monday, rarely straying far from opening levels as investors eyed ongoing U.S.-China trade talks, potential congressional gridlock and a diminished 2019 earnings outlook.
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NEW YORK, Feb 11 — Wall Street's main indexes were set to rise at open today as the latest round of trade talks between the world's largest economies began in Beijing, while US lawmakers attempted t...
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LONDON, Feb 11 — World stock markets edged higher on Monday, as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Foreign funds acquired RM163.2 million of Malaysian equities last week compared to RM146.8 million net in the week before, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The FBM KLCI edged up cautiously, tracking regional markets, lifted by gains including at Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank).
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SYDNEY, Feb 11 — Asian shares started the week on the backfoot today as worries about global growth, US politics and the ongoing Sino-US tariff war kept investors cautious, while the safe-haven gree...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The FBM KLCI is seen trending sideways today with support at the 1,680-point level, in line with the overall lacklustre global markets.
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EL CALLAO, Feb 11 — Venezuela's most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation's southern reaches.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling Barisan Nasional coalition...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverber...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Malaysia’s toppled leader Datuk Seri Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coali...
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NEW YORK, Feb 9 — World stocks fell for a third straight day yesterday on pessimism about global economic growth and trade tensions, putting them on track for their first weekly drop this year, whil...
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NEW YORK, Feb 9 — The benchmark S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq edged upward to snap a two-day losing streak yesterday as positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States a...
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NEW YORK, Feb 8 — Wall Street stocks dropped early today, continuing to retreat for a third session amid revived trade war worries.
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HONG KONG, Feb 8 — Asian stocks fell today following losses on Wall Street as fresh doubts emerged over the prospects for US-China trade talks and global growth outlook.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 -- Bursa Malaysia opened lower today tracking losses on Wall Street and in Europe, following the United States-China trade woes, dealers said.
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TOKYO, Feb 8 — Asian stocks slipped today as investors fretted about a broadening global economic slowdown, with sentiment not helped by the absence of any positive signs for a resolution in the US-...
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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 8 — Global stocks tumbled yesterday on a downgrade to Europe’s economic growth outlook and revived doubts on the US-China trade dispute.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks sank on Thursday as worries that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal increased concerns about slowing global economic growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 8): The FBM KLCI is seen consolidating today, tracking the overnight pull back at most global markets, with support at 1,690 points.
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LONDON, Feb 7 — Losses in eurozone stock markets accelerated today as a pessimistic economic growth outlook dampened sentiment and US markets opened firmly in the red.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Bursa Malaysia closed higher across the board today, boosted by positive buying momentum by investors who returned to the market after the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, deal...
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BEIJING, Feb 7 — Chinese firm Pinduoduo, an ambitious rival of e-commerce giant Alibaba, plans to raise about US$1.5 billion (RM6.12 billion) from Wall Street to fund its expensive expansion.
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DETROIT, Feb 7 — General Motors Co yesterday reported a quarterly profit that exceeded Wall Street expectations, thanks to high-margin pickup trucks and small SUVs in the US market and cost cutting.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Bursa Malaysia opens higher today lifted by buying interest in heavyweights, contradicting Wall Street's overnight below par performance, dealers said.
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SYDNEY, Feb 7 — Asian share markets were in a muted mood today and looked set for a sleepy session with China still on holiday and no major economic data on the diary.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 7): The FBM KLCI is seen subdued today, with support at the 1,670-level, on lack of fresh catalysts as trading resumes at the local stock exchange after the Chinese New Year holidays...
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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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WASHINGTON, Feb 7 — The US trade deficit fell for the first time in six months in November as cheaper oil and higher domestic petroleum production helped to curb the country's import bill, leading e...
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NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower on Wednesday as videogame makers gave disappointing revenue forecasts and investors awaited developments on U.S.-China trade relations.
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NEW YORK, Feb 6 — Wall Street stocks fell modestly following mixed earnings and an annual presidential address that was seen as breaking little new ground on economic matters.
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NEW YORK, Feb 6 — World stocks rose to a fresh two-month high yesterday to keep up their fast start to 2019 while the US dollar strengthened for a fourth straight session as investors looked toward ...
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NEW YORK, Feb 6 — US stocks rose yesterday as largely upbeat corporate results fuelled investor optimism ahead of the highly awaited State of the Union address by President Donald Trump.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, falling from two-month highs as concerns over a global economic slowdown crept back into the market, and a stronger dollar also weighed.
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LONDON, Feb 5 — London's stock market rallied today to a new two-month peak, supercharged by a Brexit-hit pound and energy giant BP's surging annual profits, dealers said.
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — Recent US data and the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn kept lifting Asian stocks early today, while the dollar held the upper hand against its rivals.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5 — Google parent Alphabet reported quarterly earnings beating Wall Street expectations yesterday, but shares slipped, with investors apparently focused on rising costs at the tec...
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — Tokyo stocks opened higher today as investors took heart from a cheaper yen and rallies on Wall Street, while keeping a close eye on corporate earnings reports.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5 — Alphabet Inc’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit beat Wall Street’s expectations yesterday but sharply higher spending, as it added data centres, cloud engineers and marke...
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NEW YORK: A gauge of global stocks hit a two-month high on Monday, as gains for technology and industrial shares fuelled a rise on Wall Street, while the U.S. dollar gained for a third straight session against a basket of currencies and U.S. Treasury yields rose.
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NEW YORK, Feb 4 — Wall Street stocks were mixed early today and largely holding onto January’s gains ahead of economic data and earnings later in the week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): The FBM KLCI barely stayed in the positive zone at market close today, as most of the gains from earlier in the day were given up.
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BENGALURU (Feb 4): The board of Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday (Feb 1) it is withholding a bonus worth at least US$7 million from former chief executive Lloyd Blankfein until investigations in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today as the local index struggled to breach the 1,700-point level on a shorter trading day ahead of the Chinese New Year holi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): The FBM KLCI rose 0.66% in early trade this morning, in a holiday shortened trading week, against the backdrop of flattish regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 — Bursa Malaysia opens higher today lifted by buying interest in heavyweights, while tracking last Friday’s positive Wall Street and regional performances, dealers said.
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TOKYO: Asia stocks were barely moved on Monday, staying near a four-month high after Wall Street's tepid pre-weekend performance, while the dollar was supported against the yen following strong U.S. jobs and manufacturing data.
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TOKYO, Feb 4 — Tokyo stocks opened higher today, helped by a cheaper yen and optimism over the US economy following strong jobs data that also saw Wall Street shares rise.
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TOKYO, Feb 4 — Asia stocks were barely moved today, staying near a four-month high after Wall Street’s tepid pre-weekend performance, while the dollar was supported against the yen following stron...
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WASHINGTON • The Goldman Sachs board has said it is withholding a bonus worth at least US$7 million (S$9.5 million) from former chief executive Lloyd Blankfein until investigations into the bank's i...
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NEW YORK, Feb 2 — Global stocks mostly rose yesterday following strong US jobs data, though Wall Street’s rally showed signs of fatigue after the Dow finished its best January in 30 years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 — Bursa Malaysia is expected to be quiet next week following the shortened trading week and with most investors likely absent ahead of the Chinese New Year celebration, analysts ...
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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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LONDON, Feb 1 — Data released today showed the US economy added a staggering 300,000 jobs last month, providing some reassurance that the government shutdown did little damage to the wider economy, ...
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NEW YORK, Feb 1 — Exxon Mobil’s fourth-quarter profits that topped Wall Street expectations today following a rise in oil and gas production and a better performance in refining.
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BENGALURU: The board of Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday it is withholding a bonus worth at least US$7 million (RM28.7 million) from former chief executive Lloyd Blankfein until investigations i...
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WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The board of Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday (Feb 1) it is withholding a bonus worth at least US$7 million (S$9.45 million) from former chief executive Lloyd Blankfein un...
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NEW YORK: Bond yields rose and stock markets mostly edged higher on Friday after U.S. employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation, but a gloomy outlook from Amazon.com gave investors pause.
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TOKYO: Japan’s Nikkei ended nearly flat on Friday, as dismal results from firms such as Nomura Holdings and Nintendo trimmed earlier gains from upbeat earnings in other sectors and a stronger Wall Street finish.
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AMAZON.com Inc on Thursday forecast first-quarter sales below Wall Street estimates, warning that new regulations in India had created uncertainty around one of its key growth markets and saying it would step up investments in 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The FBM KLCI rose 0.37% at the midday break today, but stayed well below the crucial 1,700-point level.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today and was up 0.44%, but local sentiment stayed up in line with the regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The FBM KLCI rose 0.59% in early trade this morning, tracking the gains at the regional markets, lifted by index-linked blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined the key Asian markets to advance in early Thursday trade as investor sentiment was galvanised by the rally on Wall Street.