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FMM: Malaysia cannot withdraw from CPTPP

by ANIS HAZIM / pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ANY attempt to withdraw from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership…

1 week ago

Wise up Bank Negara

Serious questions need to be asked — for what and for who the rate hikes were aimed at?  CENTRAL banks…

4 weeks ago

Indonesia seeks World Bank, ADB deal on US$4b coal phaseout

Indonesia is proposing about $4 billion of projects to funders including the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank to…

2 months ago

Yellen calls for World Bank overhaul including scaled-up lending

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will propose changes for the World Bank and regional development banks Thursday, pushing them to move…

2 months ago

Malaysia remains focused on enhancing economic fundamentals, structural reforms

THE government will continue to focus on strengthening the economic fundamentals and structural reforms to ensure the country’s economy remains…

2 months ago

Tengku Zafrul: International monetary cooperation mechanism establishment should be considered

MALAYSIA believed that the establishment of an international monetary cooperation mechanism should be considered to ensure a more effective, equitable…

2 months ago

World Bank lifts Malaysia’s 2022 GDP forecast to 6.4%

The revision is done on the back of heightened economic activities in 1H22 by ANIS HAZIM / pic TMR FILE THE…

2 months ago

The global central bank may have arrived

by DANIEL MOSS (Bloomberg Opinion)  THE hazards of keeping up with the Joneses. The relentlessness with which central banks are…

3 months ago

Bangladesh is seeking RM8.9b from World Bank, ADB, sources say

BANGLADESH is seeking assistance from the World Bank and Asian Development Bank amid efforts to bolster its foreign exchange reserves,…

4 months ago

Bursa Malaysia 2Q net profit falls to RM59.5m on lower operating revenue

The regulator’s earnings per share declined to 7.3 sen from 11 sen previously by ANIS HAZIM / TMRpic BURSA Malaysia…

4 months ago

Malaysia must staunch brain and brawn drain

MALAYSIA’S economy is cranking up after the pandemic. Land borders with Singapore have reopened, bringing in millions of visitors. Kuala…

5 months ago

Singapore sees no recession next year as it seeks to beat risks

SINGAPORE’S economy is not at risk of recession or stagflation at this stage, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said, amid growing…

5 months ago

Suez Canal posts highest ever annual revenue of RM31b

CAIRO, Egypt – Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority announced Monday an all-time revenue record, earning US$7 billion (RM30.87 billion) during the…

5 months ago