Money

Takaful to moderate on tariff liberalisation and slower economy

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Graphic By TMR
THE takaful industry is expected to expand at a moderate pace, with a projected growth of between 6% and 7% in ...

RAM: MGS yield to face downward pressure on OPR cut

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
RAM Rating Services Bhd expects the Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) yields to face some ...

Sixth day of gains caps best winning run for Sensex

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Indian equities advanced as key indexes rose for a sixth straight session. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex added 0.2% to ...

Pricing pressure to hit Hartalega’s profit

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
KENANGA Investment Bank Bhd has maintained its ‘Market Perform’ recommendation on Hartalega Holdings Bhd, but ...

InvestKL: More Malaysians moving up the ranks in MNCs as businesses mature

InvestKL is targeting to secure investment from 13 MNCs this year to realise its mandate to attract 100 global firms by 2020
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MAB in a fight or flight state — again

The irony is that Asia’s best airline’s fate currently hangs in a balance — to be sold off, or shut down
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By ...

Low inflation in South-East Asia puts analysts on rate-cut watch

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Low inflation sweeping across South-East Asia is here to stay, raising the odds that some of the region’s biggest economies may ...

Fighting for the aerospace pie

As Malaysia loses its appeal compared to other SE Asia nations for labour-intensive industries, the country has tapped into the more lucrative and capital- ...

Housing loans on the uptrend in January

However, many Malaysians are still saddled with high household debt, leaving one to ponder on quality of life in the country
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The ‘usual suspects’ still the richest in the country

By FARA AISYAH / Graphic by TMR
The slower economic growth might have affected their businesses, but Malaysia’s richest tycoons have remained ...

China data dump to show investment recovery continuing in 2019

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China’s first batch of major official indicators this year are forecast to show that an investment recovery that began in ...

Hong Kong peg defence at RM2.8b

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s de facto central bank intervened to defend the local currency’s peg against the dollar for the second time in ...