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China considers its response to Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs

China considers its response to Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs

FOR now, at least, when speaking of the trade dispute with America, China’s government is taking a more-in-sorrow-than-in-anger tone. That helps explain the Chinese public’s surprisingly measured views of Donald Trump, and gives the Chinese government some breathing room to consider its options. The state media have so far taken the high ground. True, the […]

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Sino-American interdependence has been a force for geopolitical stability

Sino-American interdependence has been a force for geopolitical stability

IN THE 1990s America and Europe had a trade dispute over bananas. No one worried that tanks might soon roll as a result. But trade is about more than economics. The European Union, the world’s most ambitious free-trade area, was founded on the idea that trade integration would make war between members “not merely unthinkable, […]

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FBM KLCI slides below 1,700 points to 16-month low

FBM KLCI slides below 1,700 points to 16-month low

PETALING JAYA: The local stock market’s benchmark index slipped below the 1,700-point phychological level today as investors were spooked by continued uncertainy in the trade spat between the US and China. The FBM KLCI sank as much as 27.86 points or 1.63% to 1,681.89 points, its lowest level since January 2017. At the close of […]

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Opec confident of deal ahead of crucial talks with partners

Opec confident of deal ahead of crucial talks with partners

VIENNA: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) energy ministers expressed optimism today they were nearing a compromise on oil output policy, with Saudi Arabia acknowledging that a big production increase would be “politically unacceptable” to arch foe Iran. Opec and non-Opec partner countries are due to hold crunch talks here today and tomorrow to […]

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Bank of England keeps rate unchanged as Haldane supports hike

Bank of England keeps rate unchanged as Haldane supports hike

The Monetary Policy Committee held bank rate at 0.5%, as predicted by all 61 economists in a Bloomberg survey. Andy Haldane, chief economist of Bank of England, pauses during the Bank of England’s “Independence – 20 Years On” conference at Fishmongers’ Hall in the City of London, UK, on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (Bloomberg pic) […]

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Lower broadband prices will eat into TM's earnings: Analysts

Lower broadband prices will eat into TM's earnings: Analysts

PETALING JAYA: Analysts have slashed earnings forecasts for Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) by as much 20% after Multimedia and Communications Minister Gobind Singh Deo indicated that broadband prices will drop by at least 25% by year-end. The news also sent TM’s share price down by as much as 14% today to a day low of […]

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Aeon Wallet to be launched in August

Aeon Wallet to be launched in August

KUALA LUMPUR: Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd is targeting to launch its cashless payment service Aeon Wallet in August, which will become another core business segment for the group. Aeon Credit, a subsidiary of Aeon Financial Service Co Ltd Japan, is principally engaged in consumer finance operations through provision of easy payment and hire purchase […]

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Berjaya Food returns to the black in fourth quarter

Berjaya Food returns to the black in fourth quarter

PETALING JAYA: Berjaya Food Bhd (BFood) swung to the black registering a net profit of RM837,000 for the fourth quarter ended April 30 against a net loss of RM3.37 million in the previous corresponding period, mainly due to higher profit contributions from Starbucks’ operations in tandem with the higher revenue. In addition, there was no […]

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Sapura Energy wins contracts worth RM1.8 billion

Sapura Energy wins contracts worth RM1.8 billion

PETALING JAYA: Sapura Energy Bhd has secured nine new contracts valued at RM1.8 billion, bringing the accumulative value in contract wins to date to RM4.5 billion for the group. The combined value represents a three fold jump compared with the value achieved in the same corresponding period of the previous year, between February to June […]

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