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Ringgit a victim of EM contagion

By JERRY LEE CHEE YEONG / Pic By TMR
Emerging market (EM) contagion fears have been dominating the front pages of news- papers in the recent ...

‘Computer says no’ to Jacob Rees-Mogg on Brexit

By THERESE RAPHAEL / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Brexiters see the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as their best hope for a clean break from the European Union ...

Regulation of interchange fee rates

This is consistent with the push by BNM to encourage e-payments in Malaysia
By DR TEO WING LEONG / Pic By BLOOMBERG Many countries around the world ...

West’s crackup reshapes the East

By MIHIR SHARMA / Pic By BLOOMBERG
If US President Donald Trump wanted to discredit the West, he could hardly be doing a more thorough job of it. The ...

Apple loves to hold a grudge

By SHIRA OVIDE
Gather ‘round while I put Apple Inc on the psychiatrist sofa. This company appears to constantly need a villain — some company to look ...

Don’t pick a fight with the Internet

By ZB OTHMAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
On Sunday, Klinik Jerawat Seremban followed me on Instagram. Yes, I do have an Instagram and yes, there are people/ ...

They’re whispering the d-word in Asia’s junk market

By SHULI REN
Country Garden Holdings Co has a message for Asian debt junkies — the party’s over. China’s largest real estate developer may need to ...

What a week!

By ZB OTHMAN / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM
I was enjoying a tall glass of iced tea last night at the only Malay eatery in Cyberjaya that, up to very ...

Trump’s auto misfire will do nothing for Detroit

By ANJANI TRIVEDI
The latest salvo in US President Donald Trump’s trade war promises to do more damage than good to an already-anxious American auto ...

China couldn’t keep growing like mad forever

By NOAH SMITH
China, not the US, is the world’s largest economy. Though the US is still tops when measured at market-exchange rates, China is about ...

Why brand and trademark is important

It’s important that SMEs take steps to defend themselves too from threats to their IP
By MEYSHNA RAVINDRAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG In 1975, tangible assets ...

Storage will be energy’s next big thing

By DAVID FICKLING
Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse ...