Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Tun M : ‘MIGHT’ can help make people understand importance of third car

by BERNAMA / TMR file pix
The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology, MIGHT has the potential to highlight the importance of having a ...

Draghi: Euro-area economy still solid to weather risks

The ECB will slow asset purchases next month and anticipates phasing them out by year-end
by BLOOMBERG FRANKFURT • Mario Draghi (picture) said the ...

Macau casinos sink on high rollers concern

HONG KONG • Macau casinos shares tumbled yesterday on concerns that a softening Chinese economy is damping the allure of the baccarat tables for high ...

Ringgit’s decline due to external anomalies, say economist

By BERNAMA / Graphic By TMR
The decline of the ringgit to RM4.1460 at yesterday’s closing was primarily caused by external anomalies rather than ...

Australia, Indonesia seal talks on FTA

JAKARTA • Indonesia and Australia announced the conclusion to talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) as the Pacific neighbours attempt to boost economic ...

Fitch cuts Italy outlook on possible fiscal loosening

ROME • Italy’s rating outlook was lowered by Fitch Ratings Inc, which said the fiscal plans of the new government risk a degree of fiscal loosening.
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S.Korea exports rise on chip and petrochemicals

SEOUL • South Korea’s export growth accelerated in August at the fastest pace in three months, easing concerns that the trade fight between China and the ...

Companies that make us proud

The early success had formed the base for Malaysia’s corporate sector to flourish over the years
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH Malaysia’s economy has come a ...

Impressive economic evolution from agriculture, to exports, to global industry player

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By BERNAMA
In its early years of independence, Malaysia was primarily known as a centre for trade, owing to its ideal location ...

Bank of Thailand governor strikes hawkish tone as GDP gains 4.6%

BANGKOK • Thailand’s central bank governor struck a hawkish tone after robust economic growth data yesterday, saying officials are waiting for the right ...

Soviet collapse echoes in China’s Belt and Road

Grand investment plans for unproductive regions have caused empires to founder before
by David Fickling / BLOOMBERG What causes empires to fall?
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Singapore’s 2Q GDP growth disappoints as construction slumps

SINGAPORE • Singapore’s economy grew at a slower pace in the second quarter (2Q) than initially projected as construction plunged.
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