Markets

Volatility kaputs the mid-cap futures contract

Maybe going long and picking stocks based on genuine fundamentals are the way to go during dark virus-plagued days
THE volatility of financial markets ...

Ringgit gets boost from US fiscal stimulus

by RAHIMI YUNUS / pic by BLOOMBERG
THE ringgit rose 0.95% to 4.386 against the greenback, signalling financial market strains are abating following a ...

Asia stocks bask in best day in 11 years buoyed by Fed move

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • The US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) unprecedented bond buying programme as thrown a lifeline to Asian equities as the dollar’s ...

Rebound in KLCI clouded by recession fears

Covid-19 continues to dominate the narrative in the market with analysts noting the rebound mirrors the pattern noted in previous market downturns
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Sukuk issuance stalls on subdued economy

by NUR HANANI AZMAN/ pic by TMR FILE
TOTAL Islamic bond or sukuk issuance could potentially take a hit this year, dragged by subdued economic growth. ...

Asia markets rally as Fed unveils ‘game changer’ support measures

by AFP/ pic by AFP
ASIAN markets and crude prices surged while the dollar sank Tuesday after the Federal Reserve unveiled an unprecedented bond-buying ...

Central banks at full throttle buying bonds to control markets

By BLOOMBERG
Central banks have started the new week right where they left off Friday — in the thick of the action pledging to boost ...

Asian markets sink as pandemic deaths soar

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ASIAN markets were mostly in the red in early trade Monday despite massive economic stimulus efforts worldwide, with investors ...

Bond yields hit 3.58% in mid-March, but likely to retreat on expected OPR cut

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic by TMR FILE
THE yields of 10-year Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) spiked to 3.58% on March 19 from 2.84% at end-February ...

Khazanah stocks lose RM38b in market value since March 1

As of March 19, total market cap of 7 listed firms held by Khazanah fell to RM149.6b from RM187.9b
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Volatility looms for Malaysian stocks, ringgit

Between last Monday and Thursday, the index dropped a total of 125 points before eking out gains the following day
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Asia markets lifted by huge economic support plans

by AFP/ pic by AFP
ASIAN equities enjoyed some much-needed gains Friday after another volatile week on global markets as investors took solace in a ...