Economy

Stiglitz says true US-China trade accord ‘almost impossible’

The US refuses to recognise that China is a developing country. It is a fundamental right and China is  not going to give up that ...

PUC to pump RM90m into 11Street

By TMR
PUC Bhd has agreed to invest RM90 million in Celcom Planet Sdn Bhd (CPSB), which owns the online 11Street Malaysia platform, and taking over ...

Customs: Tax exemption on mega projects given since 1980s

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Tax exemptions have been awarded to several large projects owned by the government since the 1980s, and the issue of ...

Bursa Malaysia ends at a historic high on strong energy prices, optimism

The FBM KLCI can sustain its trajectory if there are no external shocks, says an expert
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Maybank said to spin off insurance unit

By REUTERS / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
SINGAPORE • Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia’s biggest bank, is preparing to spin off and list its ...
Property

Lending rules to purchase homes should stay

Financial imbalances need to be contained as the effect is very severe from a macroeconomic standpoint, says expert
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electronic

Trade restrictions, tighter funding conditions pose risks to Malaysia

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Malaysia is vulnerable to trade protectionism and unexpected tightening in funding conditions due to ...
Malaysia Economies

GDP to ease to 5.5% in 2018 after strong growth last year

By MARK RAO / Pic By TMR
The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) said Malaysia’s economy is expected to moderate at 5.5% in 2018 as the ...
EPF

RM114.56b of EPF funds outsourced to external fund managers

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / TMR file pix

The ...
US retail

US retail sales rebound in sign consumer weakness fading

WASHINGTON • US retail sales rose by more than expected in March in the first gain in three months, suggesting consumer demand regained steam on the back ...
China

IMF: China’s fiscal system needs ‘crucial’ overhaul

BEIJING • China’s sprawling local government financing system needs “crucial” reforms to increase consumption, build prosperity and encourage economic ...

Unemployment rate in February falls 0.1%

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The country’s unemployment rate has slightly fallen to 3.3% in February 2018, down 0.1% from January, said the Department of ...