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Gamuda and MMC Corp shares extend losses on scathing letter from Tony Pua

Gamuda and MMC Corp shares extend losses on scathing letter from Tony Pua

PETALING JAYA: Gamuda Bhd share price closed morning trade 5% or 12 sen lower after Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s political secretary Tony Pua released a scathing letter admonishing the group for “putting up a great show” upon having its underground works contract for MRT2 terminated. The stock hit a 52 week low of RM2.25 […]

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Empowering the differently-abled

Empowering the differently-abled

YAYASAN Gamuda’s Enabling Academy, which trains individuals on the autism spectrum for employment in corporate companies, is leading change by paving the way for these individuals to find sustainable employment in white-collar roles. Students are taught to adopt and be adept in skills that can help them integrate better in white-collar jobs via a three-month […]

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Bursa opens higher on renewed buying interest

Bursa opens higher on renewed buying interest

Bursa Malaysia rebounds to open higher on renewed buying interest in the market. (Bernama pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia rebounded to open higher on renewed buying interest in the market. At 9.10am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 3.82 points to 1,777.97 from 1,774.15 on Tuesday, after opening 7.57 points higher at […]

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Bursa M'sia opens higher

Bursa M'sia opens higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia rebounded to open higher on renewed buying interest in the market. At 9.10 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 3.82 points to 1,777.97 from 1,774.15 on Tuesday, after opening 7.57 points higher at 1,781.72. On the scoreboard, gainers led losers by 146 to 94, with 160 unchanged, […]

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Ringgit inches up against US dollar at opening

Ringgit inches up against US dollar at opening

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today as the market pivots to the upcoming 2019 Budget, said a dealer. At 9 am, the local currency stood at 4.1510/1540 against 4.1550/1600 recorded at yesterday’s closing. OANDA Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific Stephen Innes said the local note’s performance was also influenced […]

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Ringgit opens higher as market pivots to Budget 2019

Ringgit opens higher as market pivots to Budget 2019

Ringgit banknotes in Kuala Lumpur. (AFP pic) KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today as the market pivots to the upcoming 2019 Budget, said a dealer. At 9am, the local currency stood at 4.1510/1540 against 4.1550/1600 recorded at yesterday’s closing. Oanda Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific Stephen Innes said the […]

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Asian stocks point to mixed start; US Treasuries rise

Asian stocks point to mixed start; US Treasuries rise

A pedestrian walks past quotation boards flashing the key Nikkei index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. (AFP pic) Asian stocks looked set for a mixed start to trading Wednesday following a volatile session for US equities and as yields on Treasuries retreated from a seven-year peak. Equity futures nudged higher in Japan and […]

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Study UK exhibition

Study UK exhibition

THE IDP Study in UK Exhibition will be held from Oct 18 to 28 in six cities across Malaysia. It is catered to students planning to enrol for the January, February or September 2019 intakes, and offers information from the over 30 top UK participating institutions. Prospective students will be able to get advice and […]

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Enhanced connectivity in East Malaysia

Enhanced connectivity in East Malaysia

FROM Dec 2, AirAsia will commence four weekly flights from Kuching to Tawau. To celebrate this new route, the airline is offering promotional all-in fares for BIG members, from RM79 (for one-way travel, inclusive of taxes and fees, terms and conditions apply) from Kuching to Tawau. “We are excited to launch a new route from […]

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Lactalis buys Nestle Malaysia’s chilled dairy business in RM166 million deal

Lactalis buys Nestle Malaysia’s chilled dairy business in RM166 million deal

Nestle’s chilled dairy business in Malaysia generates revenues RM100 million. (AFP pic) PARIS: Lactalis, the world’s largest dairy firm, said it had agreed to buy the chilled dairy business of Nestle in Malaysia in a deal worth around US$40 million (RM166 million). Nestle Malaysia said earlier that it expected the sale to Lactalis for RM155.3 […]

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