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The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) continued its downtrend in closing US$350 lower yesterday at US$21,000 (RM90,300) per tonne and in line with the London Metal Exchange (LME), a dealer said. The... more
The Malaysian rubber market closed mostly higher yesterday, boosted by the weakening ringgit, a dealer said. The ringgit was still hovering around 4.32 against the US dollar at noon, its weakest... more
LONDON • Oil rebounded from the lowest close in eight weeks as OPEC nations were said to be making a final diplomatic effort toward securing a deal to curb production and stabilise prices. Futures... more
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures prices on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange extended its losses for the second consecutive day on persistent profit-taking. Philips Futures Sdn Bhd dealer David Ng... more
The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) remained higher at mid-morning today, driven by escalating buying momentum in selected blue chips and key heavyweights. At 11.05 am, the key index... more
Oil extended gains near $50 a barrel amid speculation an increase in demand will ease a global glut. Futures rose as much as 0.8 percent in New York after advancing 9 percent last week. Demand will... more
Oil rose above $50 a barrel for a second day and headed for the biggest weekly gain since August amid speculation an increase in demand will ease a global glut. Futures climbed as much as 2.3 percent... more
The rupiah and the ringgit headed for their best weekly gains since 2001 and 1998 respectively as Indonesia and Malaysia benefited from rallying share markets, rebounding commodity prices and signs... more
Bursa Malaysia was slightly higher at mid-morning today, with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) up 5.8 points to 1,695.08 as at 11.22 am. However, market breadth was slightly negative... more
Bursa Malaysia ended higher today, lifted by persistent buying interests in most heavyweights and lower-liners. At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 26.74 points, or 1.61... more

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