Economy

Budget 2019 expected to kick-start housing market, says Knight Frank

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE exemptions and initiatives recently announced during Budget 2019 are expected to spur the growth ...

BNM keeps OPR at 3.25%

By TMR / Pic By AFP
Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has maintained the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25%, while ...

Sugar tax sparks product innovation among manufacturers

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS
THE sugar tax that would be imposed on soft drinks from April 1 next year is expected to spur industrial ...

99.9% of documents in Rosmah’s case given to defence team

By BERNAMA / Pic By TMR File
The Kuala Lumpur (KL) Sessions Court was told yesterday that nearly 99.9% of documents in the case involving former Prime ...

Najib leaves MACC after 4 hours of questioning

By BERNAMA / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak left the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ...

Ex-Goldman banker Ng fights US extradition over 1MDB

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker is fighting extradition to the US, where he would face charges of money laundering and ...

Credit rating agencies have a fixed mind, says Daim

Petronas has sufficient financial space to support dividend payments
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Tun Daim ...

Jho Low keeps sending messages, says Daim

The indicted financier continues to be persistent by sending messages to help resolve issues related to 1MDB
By ALIFAH ...

Revenue Group aims double-digit growth with digital payment terminal

The company has successfully piloted about 200 of its EDC terminals to Public Bank’s merchants’ outlets
By AFIQ AZIZ / Graphic By ...

Yellen leads chorus of concern over risks facing global economy

Paulson says an ‘economic iron curtain’ could emerge as the US and China throw up trade walls
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • The world economy ...

Grim outlook for ringgit as govt bites the bullet

Innes says credit rating downgrades are not the death knell, but will have significant short-term impacts
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR The ringgit ...

Taxes that will test Malaysia

New taxes are duties on sugary drinks, online services, as well as higher or lower levies on gaming, property and corporate incomes
By NG MIN SHEN / ...