Markets

Rusal said to discuss China deals to ease sanctions crunch

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • United Co Rusal plc officials met Chinese companies and traders this week to discuss the possibility of buying alumina and ...

Nestlé gets boost from US consumers

By BLOOMBERG
ZURICH • Nestlé SA is getting a boost from US consumers spending more on their pets as economic expansion buoys household finances. ...

Unilever plans RM29b buyback

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Unilever is buying back shares and raising its dividend, joining other consumer- goods giants adopting investor-friendly measures ...

Markets should brace for more volatility, says IMF’s Adrian

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Investors should be prepared for more volatility as overstretched markets adapt to the end of easy central-bank money, ...

Danone’s yogurt biz turning around, boosting sales growth

By BLOOMBERG
PARIS • Danone’s long suffering yogurt business is finally showing signs of a turnaround. The Paris-based company’s revenue climbed 4.9% ...

European car sales weakest in 5 years on Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • European car sales turned in their weakest performance in the 1Q since an industrywide contraction five years ago, as UK ...

Hibor jumps as HKMA defense of dollar peg hits RM16.7b

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • The Hong Kong dollar’s interbank borrowing costs rose to their highest level this year, as the city’s de facto central bank ...

China’s home price gains accelerate on smaller cities

By BLOOMBERG
SHANGHAI • China’s home prices rose at the fastest pace in three months in March, fuelled by gains in smaller cities, even as the ...

MyIPO: 214,299 IP filings registered to date

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The Intellectual Property Corp of Malaysia (MyIPO) has registered about 214,299 intellectual property (IP) ...

Tri-Mode System to ride e-commerce wave

The freight and logistics firm plans to ride the digitalisation revolution by 3Q18
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR Tri-Mode System (M) Bhd plans to ...
Bursa Malaysia

Costs will help attract short sellers

Traders will welcome the IDSS if the exchange and brokers keep transaction costs low to encourage participation
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

EMs have had a good run but things may get bumpier

Nomura says Malaysia, Turkey, Hong Kong and Mexico are among the more exposed while Thailand is among the less vulnerable
TOKYO • Emerging markets ...