Economy

Pandemic restrictions driving industries to the ground

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DATA from a government survey showed that companies facing the possibility of total losses of income might be heading ...

Survey shows 1 out of 5 employees was retrenched

More than 2m Malaysians are expected to be unemployed this year due to the quarantine and business shutdowns
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Industries expecting more govt help for recovery

FMM’s suggestions include extending moratorium on repayment of foreign currency trade facilities and cutting corporate tax to 20% and personal income tax ...

Corporate Malaysia’s 2Q weighs on market rally

While FBM KLCI has been edging higher in past few days, the real economy is in a challenging period due to the negative impact of the MCO
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PM to announce recovery plan

The 3 key objectives are to empower people, propel businesses and stimulate the economy, says finance minister
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Economic recovery to start next quarter, says MIDF

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AFTER the “largely expected” economic contraction for the second quarter of 2020 (2Q20), Malaysia may see a ...

Malaysian households need more welfare provision

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) aid is not sufficient for the millions of households who actually need the ...

Johor welcomes federal govt’s move to resume HSR talks with S’pore

by BERNAMA/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE Johor government has reacted favourably to the federal government’s decision to resume discussions with ...

Ringgit gains as US dollar is hit by protests

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
ASIAN currencies are expected to gain momentum against the greenback amid the turmoil in the US and ...

Glovemakers, healthcare stocks lead trading volumes higher

The current growth prospect should not be viewed similar to pre-Covid-19 as the supply and demand is at equilibrium before the demand shock
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Malaysia’s PMI rises to 45.6 in May as pandemic effect may have bottomed out

The figure is still below the neutral mark of 50, indicating a still muted manufacturing sector
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Sharp contraction in 2Q GDP to push Malaysia into recession

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MALAYSIA’S GDP in the second quarter of 2020 (2Q20) is expected to contract sharply, dragging the domestic economy ...