Economy

MBM profit doubles

By TMR
MBM Resources Bhd’s net profit more than doubled to RM34.55 million for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018 (2Q18), from RM16.15 million in ...

Data on Bumi equity ownership needed to assess NEP

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR
Any plan to continue or discontinue the New Economic Policy (NEP) must be based on data that represents the successes ...

Lodin keeps mum on position at LTAT, Boustead

It is speculated that the CEP has recommended KWAP CIO’s Nik Amlizan to move to LTAT
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

SST not an issue for Sarawak tourism

Minister believes people would still travel irrespective of the tax regime
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL The Sales and ...

Thailand shows growth but lacks exciting opportunities

By TAN WEI YINE 
The constitutional reforms in 2016 helped the Thai economy reignite its growth engine on the back of global trade. Its ...

CIMB joins UN initiative to champion sustainable banking

By BERNAMA / Pic By TMR File
CIMB Group Holdings Bhd will champion sustainable and responsible banking by becoming the first banking group in Malaysia ...
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No major price cut on construction materials post SST

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR File
The Sales and Services Tax (SST) exemption for building materials may see construction cost dropping by about 2%, but ...

Govt should get tough on duty-free zones

Illicit trade in Malaysia is a persistent threat that only keeps expanding with the rise of technology
By AMELIA LIM / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

CEP still a force to be reckoned with after 100 days

Whatever recommendations made are purely advisory, with execution or decision to be decided by Cabinet
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR Maintaining ...

AmBank’s 1Q19 earnings up 5.9% at RM347.6m

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
AMMB Holdings Bhd’s (AmBank) net profit rose 5.9% to RM347.59 million in the first quarter ended June 30, ...

RBA: Drivers of weak inflation likely to abate

By BLOOMBERG
SYDNEY • The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) no 2 official said the factors weighing on consumer prices in recent years are likely to ...

Trade tensions, surplus drawdown can cause oil prices to plummet

Brent crude oil price could head south to US$50 per barrel level in 2019
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Oil prices could head south to US$50 ...