Markets

TikTok to invest billions of dollars in South-East Asia to boost e-commerce business

by OLIVIA POH  BYTEDANCE Ltd’s TikTok will invest billions of dollars in South-East Asia (SE Asia) over the next three…

10 months ago

Cyberattack sends world of derivatives trading back to the 1980s

Derivatives shops, used to clearing hundreds of billions of dollars in trades every day, found themselves in a dramatically different…

1 year ago

Asian markets mixed in holiday-hit trade

HONG KONG – Asian markets were mixed in holiday-thinned trade Monday, while the dollar dropped as investors lowered their expectations for…

1 year ago

BOJ jolts financial markets but risk of a bigger shock remains

An unchanged decision from the Bank of Japan gave global investors a modest jolt Wednesday, leaving the bigger shock of…

1 year ago

Japan’s inflation speeds up, supporting BOJ shift expectations

Japan’s key inflation gauge further accelerated to the fastest pace since 1981, an outcome that will continue to fuel speculation…

1 year ago

Five questions after a tough year of investing

Investing globally in a passive manner can also complement your active management of a portfolio of local stocks  THIS year…

1 year ago

JP Morgan expects bungee jump trajectory for Asean equities next year

by S BIRRUNTHA / pic BLOOMBERG THE Southeast Asia equity markets' trajectory may just go the way of a bungee…

1 year ago

Bursa Malaysia falls in early session

At 9.05am, the FBM KLCI weakened by 7.53 points to 1,483.98 BURSA Malaysia reversed from two consecutive days of gains…

1 year ago

Malaysia assets may extend rally as impasse ends, analysts say

Investors will be watching the announcement of Malaysia’s cabinet line-up and whether the new “unity government” can provide political stability…

1 year ago

HLIB maintains ‘Buy’ on TNB

Positive outlook on TNB’s long-term commitment into the ESG growth path Recommendation: Buy Target Price: RM11.65 by Hong Leong Investment…

1 year ago

China markets set for more volatility as covid-zero stays

The yuan dropped at the start of what may be another volatile week for Chinese markets after health officials vowed…

1 year ago

Europe’s gas glut to help ease winter LNG supply crunch in Asia

EUROPE’S near-term natural gas supply glut means more fuel for Asia this winter.  Liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers are already…

1 year ago

Oil trims weekly gain

OIL pared its weekly gain as investors shied away from risky assets on a dimming outlook for China and the…

1 year ago