Posts Tagged ‘business’

Malaysia’s takaful growth still outpaces conventional insurance

The takaful business is expanding faster than the conventional insurance business in Malaysia, with the government’s push for affordable insurance and the ...

Retail sector to see lower growth this year, says RGM

The association projects a 4.5% growth rate for the nation’s retail sector in 2019, slightly lower than the 4.7% forecast in 2018
by SHAHEERA AZNAM ...

Japan economy shrinks 2.5% in 3Q on capex fall

TOKYO • Japan’s economy contracted more than initially projected in the third quarter (3Q), driven by the biggest drop in business spending in nine years ...

IMF: Rising trade tension risks eroding confidence

WASHINGTON • Escalating trade tensions between the US and China risk derailing the global economy by undermining business confidence and increasing the ...

German unemployment falls to record low

FRANKFURT • Europe’s largest economy showed signs it’s still resilient as unemployment fell to a record low despite weaker business sentiment and activity ...

India’s festival season does little to spur growth outlook

MUMBAI • A banking liquidity crunch and weak business sentiment before state elections this year outweighed signs of a revival in consumer demand during ...
Reach Energy

Reach Energy inks MoU with Kazakhstan-based company

Reach Energy Bhd (REB) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kazakhstan’s Gas Processing Co LLP (GPC), aimed to provide a ...

Australia blocks CK Group’s bid for APA pipelines

SYDNEY • Australia has officially vetoed CK Group’s A$13 billion (RM39.81 billion) bid for APA Group, saying concentrated foreign ownership of the ...

Govt will remove obstacles to doing business in M’sia

Dr Mahathir says govt will also enact new laws that will facilitate the private sector to doing business
By BERNAMA Tokyo • The government will remove ...

M’sia is 15th-easiest place to do business

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Malaysia’s reforms undertaken over the past year saw it ranked 15th out of 190 countries by the World Bank ...

BNP Paribas debt trading hits 6th straight drop

PARIS • BNP Paribas SA joined Deutsche Bank AG in reporting steep third-quarter declines at its debt-trading business, complicating CEO Jean-Laurent ...

Malaysian business sentiment dips in 4Q18, says Dun & Bradstreet

However, the study says 5 of 6 indicators have risen upwards for 4Q18 on a YoY basis
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By TMR Business sentiment among Malaysian ...