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Malaysia is 2nd best in Southeast Asia in developing human capital, 33rd in the world

Malaysia is 2nd best in Southeast Asia in developing human capital, 33rd in the world

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is Southeast Asia’s second best nation, and 33rd in the world, when it comes to developing its human capital, according to the Wold Economic Forum. In its 2017 Human Capital Report, the WEF ranks 130 countries on how well they are developing their human capital on a scale from zero (worst) to […]

September 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
KL shares weaker at mid-day on bearish sentiment

KL shares weaker at mid-day on bearish sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower as sentiment turned bearish amid a sideways trading session. At 12.30 pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.89 of-a-point lower at 1,772.69 against yesterday’s close of 1,773.58. The index opened 1.87 points higher at 1,775.45. Market breath was negative, […]

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Sept 21: KL shares weaker at mid-day on bearish sentiment

Sept 21: KL shares weaker at mid-day on bearish sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower as sentiment turned bearish amid a sideways trading session. At 12.30 pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.89 of-a-point lower at 1,772.69 against yesterday’s close of 1,773.58. The index opened 1.87 points higher at 1,775.45. Market breath was negative, […]

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Kenanga IB sees future traction for mineral water producer Spritzer

Kenanga IB sees future traction for mineral water producer Spritzer

KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd has initiated coverage on Spritzer Bhd, expecting the company to sustain its leading market position given the resilient demand for its products. Kenanga IB said Spritzer’s future earnings are backed by growing export sales while investments in production and warehousing capabilities should improve output and efficiency. “The group had […]

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CIMB's shares rebound as BTMU sells significant stake

CIMB's shares rebound as BTMU sells significant stake

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd’s shares rebounded today after the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) sold a significant stake in the banking group in an overnight block trade. At 11.30 am, CIMB’s shares were up seven sen to RM6.38 with 12.6 million shares traded. Maybank Investment Bank in a research note said the disposal […]

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Second hangar boosts SAE's MRO capacity to handle Airbus aircraft

Second hangar boosts SAE's MRO capacity to handle Airbus aircraft

SEPANG: Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) has officially opened its second hangar, which would boost the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre’s capacity to handle the Airbus A320 family. It features Malaysia’s first eco-friendly closed-door paintwork bay as well as state-of-the-art workshops for the repair and overhaul of a wide range of components used on Airbus […]

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Lotte Titan Chemical's new TE3 plant on track for ops by December despite fire incident

Lotte Titan Chemical's new TE3 plant on track for ops by December despite fire incident

KUALA LUMPUR: Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd (LCT) has clarified that its TE3 project, which yesterday caught fire, is on track for commercial startup by December. “There is minor damange and we expect the TE3 Project commercial startup to be on track by the fourth quarter of 2017. “We will provide an update on the […]

September 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Samsung Galaxy Note8 made its Malaysian debut

Samsung Galaxy Note8 made its Malaysian debut

KUALA LUMPUR: The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has made its debut in Malaysia today with a price tag of RM3,999 and available in three colours – midnight black, orchid grey and Maple gold. Launched for the first time in the country, the next level Note device boasted of refined design, enhanced S Pen, best in class […]

September 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
New car sales in firsth eight months still above growth forecast, further upside looming

New car sales in firsth eight months still above growth forecast, further upside looming

KUALA LUMPUR: New vehicle sales may have eased year-on-year (y-o-y) in August but the year-to-date volume is still above analysts’ expectation. MIDF Research said the 3.9 per cent growth in total industry volume (TIV) to 384,734 units in the first eight months is still well above its forecast growth of 2.7 per cent or about […]

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New car sales in first eight months still above growth forecast, further upside looming

New car sales in first eight months still above growth forecast, further upside looming

KUALA LUMPUR: New vehicle sales may have eased year-on-year (y-o-y) in August but the year-to-date volume is still above analysts’ expectation. MIDF Research said the 3.9 per cent growth in total industry volume (TIV) to 384,734 units in the first eight months is still well above its forecast growth of 2.7 per cent or about […]

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