Markets

Bitcoin slides 12%, ending recent surge

by REUTERS/ pic by BLOOMBERG
Bitcoin’s price skidded 12% lower on Thursday to around $11,383 after hitting an 18-month high of nearly $14,000 ...

H&M shares fly off the shelves on quarterly results

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Shares in Hennes and Mauritz surged on Thursday, boosted by quarterly results pointing to a budding recovery in the Swedish fashion ...

Yinson 1Q profit falls on lower offshore revenue

By MARK RAO / Graphic By TMR
Yinson Holdings Bhd noted impairment and foreign exchange losses and lower revenue from its core business saw it earnings ...

Iran set to overshadow G-20 as leaders try to save nuclear deal

By BLOOMBERG
World leaders are set to hold emergency talks in an attempt to rescue the Iran nuclear deal and avert a major international security ...

Malaysia raises 2019 growth expectations as investments rise

Finance Minister sees economic growth close to 5% this year
by BLOOMBERG / pic by TMR File Malaysia expects its economy to expand close to 5% this year ...

Asian markets rally as crucial Trump-Xi meeting approaches

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Asian markets rose Thursday as investors brushed off Donald Trump’s latest dig at China and threat to impose more tariffs on ...

Bitcoin tops $12,000 level for first time since January 2018

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Bitcoin continued its torrid rally Wednesday, surpassing the $12,000 level for the first time in almost a year and a ...

Bursa Malaysia close morning session lower

by BERNAMA / pic by TMR FILE
Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower on continued selling, in the absence of ...

Asian markets and gold drop, dollar boosted on Fed rate worries

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Asian equities suffered fresh losses, the dollar rose and gold retreated Wednesday after top Federal Reserve officials dented ...
Astro

Astro 1Q net profit up despite weaker revenue

By SULHI KHALID / pic by BLOOMBERG 
Astro Holdings Bhds’ cost optimisation measures on content and operating expenses saw it translate into ...

Stocks mixed ahead of G20, Iran and weak dollar lift gold

by AFP/ pic by TMR Asian equities were mixed Tuesday as investors sat on their hands days before this week’s crucial meeting between Donald Trump and ...

Zeti: Market volatility not very significant, local stocks resilient

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN/ TMR PIC
PERMODALAN Nasional Bhd chairman Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz (pic) has described the capital market volatility as being ...