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Bursa Malaysia inks collaboration with UMW, Maybank to roll out centralised sustainability platform

Bursa Malaysia inks collaboration with UMW, Maybank to roll out centralised sustainability platform

Bursa Malaysia Bhd, UMW Corp Sdn Bhd, and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) have agreed to work together. Under a memorandum of understanding to develop...
ECB hawks press case for more rate hikes to fight inflation

ECB hawks press case for more rate hikes to fight inflation

Two prominent hawks on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) policymaking Governing Council predict that the bank will likely need to hike interest rates further....
Germany, Japan seek economic cooperation

Germany, Japan seek economic cooperation

During their first-ever high-ministerial government meetings, held in the midst of concerns over global supply chains and the economic repercussions of the war in...

Malaysia exports rise 9.8% to RM204.99bil in Feb

KUALA LUMPUR: From the same month the year before, Malaysia’s exports increased by 11% to RM204.99 billion in February 2023. With both export and...
Malaysian banks rating intact despite US bank failures – RAM Ratings

Malaysian banks rating intact despite US bank failures – RAM Ratings

The bankruptcy of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and two other smaller banks last week has little bearing on the ratings of Malaysian institutions,...
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Financial seeks bankruptcy protection as banking turmoil persists

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Financial seeks bankruptcy protection as banking turmoil persists

Days after its former subsidiary Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was taken over by US regulators. SVB Financial Group announced on Friday that it had...
Silicon Valley Bank SVB run exposes rifts in venture capital world

Silicon Valley Bank SVB run exposes rifts in venture capital world

SAN FRANCISCO: The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has exposed differences within the typically close-knit venture capital (VC) industry. With some investors blaming...
Singapore bank stocks hit by Credit Suisse crisis

Singapore bank stocks hit by Credit Suisse crisis

SINGAPORE: Local bank stocks fell when the market started yesterday morning. Due to concerns that the crisis enveloping Switzerland’s second-largest bank and a succession...
Maybank introduces financing solution for EV, hybrid users

Maybank introduces financing solution for EV, hybrid users

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has unveiled a groundbreaking integrated auto finance solution that addresses all facets of owning an electric vehicle (EV)...
Three nations to be largest sovereign sukuk issuers

Three nations to be largest sovereign sukuk issuers

KUALA LUMPUR: According to Moody’s Investors Service, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Turkiye will overtake Saudi Arabia. As the leading sovereign issuers in 2023–2024. Which had...
Malaysia’s palm oil stocks slide 6.56% in Feb

Malaysia’s palm oil stocks slide 6.56% in Feb

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Palm Oil Board reported that the country’s overall palm oil stockpiles decreased by 6.56% to 2.11 million tonnes in February...
Malaysia Banks to be held up by resilient earnings

Malaysia Banks to be held up by resilient earnings

PETALING JAYA: As investors seek refuge in better yielding stocks amid recessionary fears, banks may notice an increase in interest. Despite the fact that financial...
Vietnam lures US$3.1 billion in FDI in first two months of 2023

Vietnam lures US$3.1 billion in FDI in first two months of 2023

In the first two months of 2023, Vietnam committed $3.1 billion in total foreign direct investment. This is a 38% decrease from the same...
MBSB Bank, Prec ink pact to drive cashless business transactions among SMEs

MBSB Bank, Prec ink pact to drive cashless business transactions among SMEs

PKNS Real Estate Sdn Bhd (Prec) and MBSB Bank Bhd (MBSB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together. To promote cashless...
EV-related stocks advance after Tesla gets approval to import electric vehicles into Malaysia

EV-related stocks advance after Tesla gets approval to import electric vehicles into Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s (Miti) approval of Tesla’s application to import battery electric vehicles (BEVs) into Malaysia. The...
New China-Laos-Thailand train builds efficiency for China and Asean trade

New China-Laos-Thailand train builds efficiency for China and Asean trade

BEIJING: The China-Laos Railway’s extension, the round-trip China-Laos-Thailand train, was successfully launched. Trade between China and Asean members is anticipated to gain new momentum thanks...
Malaysia not going into recession, growth set to continue in 2023: Bank Negara Malaysia Governor.

Malaysia not going into recession, growth set to continue in 2023: Bank Negara Malaysia...

Malaysia is unlikely to enter a recession this year. According to Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, as strong domestic...
International trade rises as commerce ministry lays out 2023 plans

International trade rises as commerce ministry lays out 2023 plans

Combodia: According to Pan Sorasak, minister of commerce, “in-depth reforms in all areas,” “improved export competitiveness. ” And an increasingly favorable business and investment...
China investment will boost green economy in Malaysia, says biz leader

China investment will boost green economy in Malaysia, says biz leader

IPOH: According to a prominent member of the business community. Increased Chinese investment will aid Malaysia in its transition to low-carbon development. According to Datuk...
Asian FX, stocks rise as strong U.S. GDP data aids risk sentiment

Asian FX, stocks rise as strong U.S. GDP data aids risk sentiment

The Philippine Peso and the Malaysian Ringgit led advances among Asian currencies on Friday. As overnight data revealed the U.S. economy’s resiliency, increasing investor...
Malaysia’s total trade up 8.6% to RM236bil in December 2022

Malaysia’s total trade up 8.6% to RM236bil in December 2022

Malaysia’s total trade for December 2022 amounted to RM236.0 billion. An increase of 8.6 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y). With exports rising 6.0 per cent...
Indonesia’s Asean presidency to focus on economic growth, says senior minister Airlangga Hartarto

Indonesia’s Asean presidency to focus on economic growth, says senior minister Airlangga Hartarto

Jakarta Indonesia: According to a senior economic minister, Indonesia’s leadership of Asean in 2023 will primarily be focus on fostering sustainable growth in the...
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific flags up to US$893.77 million loss in 2022

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific flags up to US$893.77 million loss in 2022

HONG Kong:Despite predicting a loss of between HK$6.40 billion (US$817.18 million) and HK$7.00 billion for the fiscal year 2022, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. underlined...
EU faces big subsidy rift before facing US

EU faces big subsidy rift before facing US

Sweden’s KIRUNA: There are growing concerns that the continent’s heavyweights may benefit at the expense of the smaller member states. As the European Union...
Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war

Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war

ROME: According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, global prices for food commodities such as grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels...
Malaysia consumer sector expected to remain robust

Malaysia consumer sector expected to remain robust

PETALING JAYA: The consumer sector will continue to grow well, Due to strong domestic demand and supply chain enhancements. That will make restocking operations...
EU to mobilise RM47bil for Asean investments

EU to mobilise RM47bil for Asean investments

PETALING JAYA: The European Union (EU) and its member states have announced a mobilization of €10 billion (US$10.59 billion or RM47.04 billion). As part...
EU approves new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine war

EU approves new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine war

BRUSSELS: The European Union announced on Thursday that it had agreed on a fresh round of sanctions meant to increase the pressure on Russia...
IBM partners with new chipmaker Rapidus to make up lost ground

IBM partners with new chipmaker Rapidus to make up lost ground

TOKYO: IBM Corp. claims that it is collaborating with Rapidus a recently established chipmaker sponsored by the Japanese government. To assist it to produce...
Bursa Malaysia announces 21 additions to F4GBM index constituents

Bursa Malaysia announces 21 additions to F4GBM index constituents

KUALA LUMPUR: The FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index and the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Shariah (F4GBMS) Index now has 98 constituents overall. After 21 fresh...
Global semiconductor equipment sales to hit record US$108.5bil this year

Global semiconductor equipment sales to hit record US$108.5bil this year

PETALING JAYA: The Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers Industry, based in the US. Predicts that global sales of all semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers...
US banks warn of recession amid rising inflation

US banks warn of recession amid rising inflation

According to CEOs, the largest US banks are preparing for a poorer economy next year as inflation threatens consumer demand. Jamie Dimon, the chief executive...
Asia stocks edge up despite global growth worries.

Asia stocks edge up despite global growth worries.

Hong Kong and China stocks helped up Asian shares despite mounting concerns about an impending economic slowdown and the speed at which the Federal...
Malaysian economy relatively resilient in 2023, says ICAEW

Malaysian economy relatively resilient in 2023, says ICAEW

PETALING JAYA: The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales forecasts a bleak start for Asian economies in 2023. But it won’t last...
KLCI falls as investors take profit

KLCI falls as investors take profit, ringgit at 4.4760

On Friday, the Ringgit increased its advances and reached a three-month high. At 5 pm, the local currency was trading at 4.4760, up 0.43%...
Malaysian banks' loan growth to stay at 5-6% in 2023 on economic stability, says S&P Global

Malaysian banks’ loan growth to stay at 5-6% in 2023 on economic stability, says...

S&P Global Ratings anticipates that the Malaysian banking sector will continue to expand loans at a rate of 5% to 6% in 2023 as...
Brunei gets top ranking for business regulation

Brunei gets top ranking for business regulation from top international economic freedom survey

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei has performed very well in regulation and secured second ranking globally. According to the Canadian conservative think tank, Fraser Institute’s...
Ambank Aids SMEs Via Strategic Partnership With PUMM

Ambank Aids SMEs Via Strategic Partnership With PUMM

AmBank has entered into a two-year strategic partnership with Persatuan Usahawan Maju Malaysian (PUMM). Which will pave the way for AmBank to work with...
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