Economy

UK retail sales up as consumers defy Brexit turmoil

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK retail sales increased for a third consecutive month in March, with online shopping and groceries accounting for much of the ...

Malaysia to leverage on 5G in 3 years, says Dr Mahathir

Nations which respond quickly to disruption have always been able to ride the wave of radical changes, says PM
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by MUHD AMIN ...

Govt to move forward after 1 year of 1MDB clean-up

The coalition finds the damage from 1MDB more extensive than expected, says Dr M
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS AFTER spending the better part ...

UK inflation stays below target on games, cheaper food

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK inflation unexpectedly stayed below target last month as higher fuel prices were offset by the cost of food and computer ...

Singapore exports slump on electronics

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s electronics exports slumped in March by the most since 2013, an ominous sign that it will take longer for the ...

China’s strengthening economy bolsters hand in Trump trade talks

The data is a reversal from January when key readings were pointing to a pronounced downturn
By BLOOMBERG BEIJING • China’s economy rebounded through ...

TRXC awards Gadang RM38m contract to build bridge

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR File
TRX City Sdn Bhd (TRXC), the master developer of the upcoming international financial district Tun Razak Exchange ...

ECRL deal — could China buy extra 500,000 tonnes of palm oil?

Bringing inventory level to 2.4m-2.5m tonnes will have a positive impact on palm oil prices
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by TMR GRAPHIC China’s ...

ECRL revival expected to boost East Coast tourism industry

Mita expects to attract more than 15,000 tourists from China to Kelantan this year
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic by BLOOMBERG The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) ...

BoJ must couple easing with unwinding vision

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • The Bank of Japan (BoJ) needs a vision for eventually unwinding its massive asset purchases if it eases policy further, according ...

HLIB rates ‘Underweight’ on plantation

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By AFP
Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) has maintained its ‘Underweight’ stance on the Malaysian plantation sector ...

MoF elects 7 members to MVCDC

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) yesterday announced that seven new members were appointed to the ...