Money

Upskilling CFOs to lead in the digital age

CFOs are facing some major changes as the digital wave starts kicking in with vigour.
For those operating in Malaysia, they are also expected to ...

The one place in the banking world where there aren’t enough men

The propensity to give virtual assistants female names, personas and in some cases, voices, is coming under greater scrutiny for perpetuating sexist ...

Ford’s solution for driverless delivery is package-carrying robots

Autonomous vehicles will need a human-free way to get things to your doorstep
By Keith Naughton / BLOOMBERG It’s a headless robot in a driverless car. ...

Perdana Petroleum ends 13% lower on debt restructuring plans

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By RAZAK GHAZALI
Perdana Petroleum Bhd’s share price closed 12.9% lower at 27 sen with 12.25 million shares traded, driven ...

Emerging world’s 3 biggest stocks down US$170b

By BLOOMBERG
TAIPEI • May is proving painful for emerging-market (EM) investors as three of their tech favourites have taken a beating due to the ...

KPS strengthens manufacturing segment following departure from utility business

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By TMR File
KUMPULAN Perangsang Selangor Bhd (KPS) is expected to focus on the manufacturing segment following its ...

MSM records more losses due to lower prices, higher costs

By MARK RAO / Graphic By TMR
MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd began the year in the red as lower average selling prices and higher refining costs negatively ...

Even with trade war, Asia bond investors sleep better at night

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Bond investors are keeping their faith in Asia, a region they view as being relatively stable even as an escalation in the ...

Sime Darby Oils — the rebranding of downstream businesses

We previously operated under different names around the globe and there was no sense of belonging to a downstream company, says MD
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic ...

Living off garbage at the bottom of world’s most unequal nation

In the financial capital of South Africa, an informal army of collectors find their best chance of income curbside in wealthy suburbs
By Pauline Bax / ...

Doing business in China harder for European firms in 2019

BEIJING • European companies operating in China said doing business became harder over the last year, with slowing output, rising wages, the trade war and ...

San Francisco topples Zurich as best city to earn big money

HONG KONG • Looking for a bump in salary and lifestyle? Then try San Francisco.
The US West Coast city has soared up the rankings to dislodge Zurich ...