Economy

Malaysia-Thai connectivity needs upgrades to boost trade

by RAHIMI YUNUS/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
THE cross-border connection between Malaysia and Thailand needs to be improved to further facilitate bilateral ...

World Bank reviews impact of Covid-19 before revising GDP target

The outbreak will have an effect on 4 aspects in the country’s economic situation, namely tourism, FDI, supply chains and commodity prices
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The economic reality for Malaysia’s youth

To significantly increase the number of jobs created, our economy must shift from its current economic mix
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Asian high-yield non-financial corporate default rate will increase in 2020, says Moody’s

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By BLOOMBERG
THE default rate for Asian high yield non-financial companies will rise modestly to 2.4% in 2020 from 1.1% in 2019, ...

Deloitte: Digital and analytics to revolutionise tenant experience

By NUR HANANI AZMAN / Pic By ARIF KARTONO
COMMERCIAL real estate (CRE) companies should prioritise tenants’ and end users’ needs, due to the increasing ...

OCBC revises GDP growth to 4% due to Covid-19

By S BIRRUNTHA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE Covid-19 outbreak may impact 0.4% of GDP in the first quarter of the year (1Q20), if the virus itself ...

Local manufacturers hit by low supply of raw materials from China

Association is also not optimistic about the export of products to China due to the slowdown caused by the Covid-19 outbreak
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Govt to unveil economic stimulus next week, eyes post-virus rebound

The stimulus package is neither a new budget nor part of Budget 2020 measures but assistance to the affected sectors
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Govt finalising stimulus package for immediate implementation

The stimulus package is aimed at reducing the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, says minister
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OPR cut will compress banks’ earning margins

Some banking stocks fell yesterday following the central bank’s remark on having ample space for another OPR adjustment
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104,000 new jobs created in private sector for 4Q19

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UP TO 104,000 new jobs were created from 8.7 million jobs in the private sector in the fourth quarter of 2019 ...

Melaka’s tourist footfall drops, thousands of bookings cancelled

The state govt now has to hatch out plans that could divert the focus to other markets, including Indonesia, Brunei and Saudi Arabia
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