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Ringgit opens marginally lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens marginally lower against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar today on a lack of market demand, a dealer said. At 9.21am, the local unit was quoted at 3.8980/9010 from 3.8950/8000 recorded at Friday’s close. OANDA Head of Trading Asia-Pacific, Stephen Innes said the US 10-year yields are approaching three percent and resulting in […]

April 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
New Printers from Canon

New Printers from Canon

Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd introduces four new models in its PIXMA Ink Efficient G Series printer line up for personal, home and small office users. Built to work in smaller work areas, the printers are more affordable and are low in cost per print making it a convenient choice. Following the same integrated-in-body refillable […]

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Bursa Malaysia opens higher

Bursa Malaysia opens higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher this morning after taking a breather on last Friday on profit-taking. At 9.06 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) traded at 1,890, up 2.31 points from last Friday’s 1,887.75. The index opened 2.71 points higher at 1,890.46. On the broader market, losers led gainers 102 against […]

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Bursa M'sia opens higher

Bursa M'sia opens higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher this morning after taking a breather on last Friday on profit-taking. At 9.06 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) traded at 1,890, up 2.31 points from last Friday’s 1,887.75. The index opened 2.71 points higher at 1,890.46. On the broader market, losers led gainers 102 against […]

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IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched on Sunday. The stricter new policy also aims to tackle how rich countries contribute to corruption in the developing world by failing to prevent bribery and money laundering or by allowing […]

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AirAsia to step up flights within Sabah and Sarawak to grow domestic operations

AirAsia to step up flights within Sabah and Sarawak to grow domestic operations

SEPANG: Low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd sees room for expanding its domestic operations, which contribute about 40% to its revenue currently, with intercity flights within Sabah and Sarawak. The airline’s CEO Riad Asmat (pix), who recently took over the reins of the Malaysian unit, told SunBiz in an exclusive interview that the airline has a strong […]

April 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
IMF lauds Japan's preference for TPP over bilateral deals

IMF lauds Japan's preference for TPP over bilateral deals

WASHINGTON: A multilateral framework like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact works better in fixing trade imbalances than a bilateral deal, International Monetary Fund (IMF) deputy managing director Mitsuhiro Furusawa said in an endorsement of Japan’s calls for Washington to rejoin TPP. Japan and the United States are at loggerheads on how to frame trade talks, […]

April 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
China will welcome US treasury secretary visit to talk trade

China will welcome US treasury secretary visit to talk trade

BEIJING: China said today it would welcome a visit from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who said he was considering a trip to the Chinese capital to hold talks on the trade dispute seen as a threat to the global economy. Tensions between the world’s two largest economies have cast a shadow over the gathering […]

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AirAsia rides on big data analytics

AirAsia rides on big data analytics

SEPANG: The airline that made flying more affordable for Malaysians almost 22 years ago is now looking to up its game by using big data analytics to mine data on 80 million unique passengers at its disposal, to personalise and anticipate travelling patterns for marketing purposes. “We have a database of about 80 million unique […]

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Malaysian association among exhibitors at Giftionery Taipei 2018

Malaysian association among exhibitors at Giftionery Taipei 2018

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s largest gift fair Giftionery Taipei 2018 concluded its four-day exhibition at the Taipei World Trade Center today. Organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, the 72nd edition of Giftionery Taipei is a three-in-one expo, which also incorporated the Taiwan Houseware & Home Decor Show 2018 as well as Taiwan Souvenir 2018. More […]

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