Economy

21 listed companies under PN17

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR
Companies under Practice Note No 17 (PN17) face a daunting task to put their financials in order and pull themselves out from the ...

MIM urges SMEs to adopt corporate governance

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN
The Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) urges small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to adopt international standards of ...

Govt bonds to hit RM110b by year-end

By MARK RAO
Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) forecasts local government bond issuance to come within the RM105 billion and RM110 billion range this ...

TN50 prepares people for Industry 4.0, says Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak said the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) roadmap would prepare the people to face the Fourth Industrial ...

M’sia to propose better ties with US

by FARA AISYAH
Malaysia and the US are in discussions to find a new approach in strengthening economic ties as Washington would not partake in the ...

Johari: Malaysia has mega project spending covered

by P PREM KUMAR
The government will not fall into financial constraints despite the implementation of various mega infrastructure projects nationwide, ...

Malaysia to hold talks with France on palm oil curbs

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN
Malaysia plans to hold discussions with France over the latter’s decision to restrict the use of palm oil in biofuels, despite ...

How did Thailand fare in 1H17?

By Fundsupermart Research Team
Thailand’s equity market, as represented by the benchmark SET Index, slid into the red in the second-quarter of 2017 ...

MRT a game changer for country’s transportation system

The launch of the second phase of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang(SBK) Line today will be a game changer in the train service of the country’s ...

Credit card spending on the rise

By LYDIA NATHAN
Credit card spending is on the rise as consumers turn to the plastic to pay for big items, while salary increases slowed and companies ...

No committed timeline tourism tax, says Nazri

by P PREM KUMAR
The tourism tax, which hotel guests were supposed to pay from July 1, looks no closer to being implemented by Aug 1. The tax was ...

Economy in sweet spot as fundamentals improve

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN
The stars are lining up favourably for the Malaysian economy with the pace of growth set to get a boost from strong exports, while ...