Money

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, ...

Kganyago sees prices as S. Africa currency-action trigger

By BLOOMBERG
ANKARA • South African policymakers will only respond to changes in the exchange rate if they cause inflation to accelerate, central bank ...

HK rates reach 2008 high after RM26b defence

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s costly defence of its currency peg is starting to impact interbank rates. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) ...
Ringgit

2018 — a better year for ringgit

Most analysts are bullish on the ringgit’s performance which is expected to continue its good run in the longer term
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic TMR The ...
MRT

Rising cost of living in the minds of voters

Electorates are more concerned about the rising cost of living than the promises of infrastructure and mega projects in this general election
By ...

Chinese tycoon flips 007 casino for all-in bet on Korean island

Billionaire builds casino resort as China-Korea relations sour
By Blake Schmidt & Yoojung Lee / BLOOMBERG Sometimes, all you need is a private jet. ...

IHH asks Fortis for time, financial details

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • IHH Healthcare Bhd has asked Fortis Healthcare Ltd for three weeks to complete due diligence ahead of making a potential binding ...

New PBoC chief kicks off reign with ‘very clever’ reserves move

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • Technocrat Yi Gang fended off heavyweight political contenders to become China’s first new central bank governor in 15 years. On ...

Bond issuance rises to RM13.1b in March

By TMR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Corporate bond issuance almost doubled to RM13.1 billion in March from RM6.9 billion in the previous month, but ...

2017 property market rebounded slightly on strong steady economic growth

Positive growth helps restore confidence on the demand side, as shown by the improved performance of loan applications and the ...
MBSB Bank and Cagamas SRP

MBSB Bank processing RM5b-RM6b affordable home loans for approval in 2018

The loans are mainly for various govt-backed affordable housing projects nationwide, says CEO
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS MBSB Bank Bhd, ...
GE14

GE is a blessing for small businesses

The economy is expected to enjoy between 0.2% and 0.5% of the nation’s current GDP of RM1.4t as small retailers are already reaping the benefits from GE14 ...