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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
Malaysia's ringgit jumped more than 5 percent to a five-week high on Wednesday on stop-loss dollar selling and higher local stocks. The ringgit, the worst performing Asian currency so far this year... more
The ringgit strengthened the most since 1998 as Malaysia reported its biggest trade surplus in nine months and crude oil prices climbed, while resurgent global demand for Indonesian assets helped... more
Bursa Malaysia was higher at mid-afternoon today on persistent buying interest in heavyweights and lower liners. At 3.05 pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 15.82 points higher at 1,678.... more
The rupiah strengthened the most in six years as overseas investors returned to Indonesian stocks, while the ringgit surged after Malaysia reported its biggest trade surplus in nine months and Brent... more
Malaysia’s ringgit headed for its biggest three-day rally in two years as trade data beat estimates and Brent crude extended its advance above $50 a barrel, helping shore up revenue for Asia’s only... more
Bursa Malaysia turned higher at mid-morning today, lifted by buying interest in most heavyweights. At 11.10 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 2.64 points higher at 1,665.15... more

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