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China joins talks to strike a worldwide digital trade pact

By BLOOMBERG
DAVOS • China will join a group including the US and the European Union (EU) in negotiating new rules to cover the US$25 trillion (RM102.5 ...

Deutsche Bank said to get Qatari commitment for more funds

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • Deutsche Bank AG has secured a commitment for additional investment from Qatar as the troubled German lender seeks to bolster ...

China names ICBC’s Yi as head of securities regulator

By BLOOMBERG
SHANGHAI • Yi Huiman (picture), a banking veteran who most recently chaired China’s largest lender, was named head of the country’s ...

Nation’s oil revenue could fall by RM11b if oil hits US$45

Malaysia formulated its RM314.5b Budget 2019 based on an average crude oil price of US$70 per barrel
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

Nissan-Renault on smoother road but speed bumps loom, say analysts

Much of the tension between the partners stems from a complex ownership structure that gives Renault 43% of Nissan and the French ...

BoK stands pat as governor says not time to mull a cut

By BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • South Korea’s central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged in the face of rising risks while pushing back against suggestions ...

Everybody wants to be the next Elon Musk (at least in China)

In Tesla’s Silicon Valley neighbourhood, meanwhile, there are now about a dozen electric automakers with Chinese owners or backers setting up shop or ...

Jardine’s brief RM168b slump followed rush of sell orders

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd, Singapore’s largest company by market value, plunged 83% yesterday before quickly rebounding. ...

Most M’sians express confidence in financial sector

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Most Malaysians believe financial services have become more trustworthy over the last decade, especially in the ...

BNM maintains interest rate but warns of global growth slowdown

According to the central bank, domestic demand will remain the key driver of growth in 2019
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MARK RAO Bank Negara ...

TNB’s handsome returns to the rakyat

For nearly 7 decades TNB has been powering the rakyat and transforming the nation steadily
By BERNAMA BY HISTORY and tradition, Tenaga ...

Hong Kong’s billion-dollar plunges show share pledge danger

By BLOOMBERG
  HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s share pledge problem is raising its head once again. Jiayuan International Group Ltd sank as much as 89% ...