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Asia shares sag on caution, dollar consolidates

Asia shares sag on caution, dollar consolidates

TOKYO: Asian stocks sagged on Monday after Wall Street’s uninspiring Friday performance and ahead of key economic indicators, while the dollar consolidated its gains against the yen and euro. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan stood virtually flat. Shanghai shares fell 0.3 percent. Financial markets in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan were […]

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Asia shares sag on caution, dollar consolidates

Asia shares sag on caution, dollar consolidates

TOKYO: Asian stocks sagged on Monday after Wall Street’s uninspiring Friday performance and ahead of key economic indicators, while the dollar consolidated its gains against the yen and euro. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan stood virtually flat. Shanghai shares fell 0.3 percent. Financial markets in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan were […]

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China's exotic fruit farms yielding ripe opportunities for investors

China's exotic fruit farms yielding ripe opportunities for investors

NANNING, China: It may look like overgrown vegetation to some but these plots in Nanning in southern China are gold to Edwin Hooy and his partners.   The 43-year-old Singaporean entrepreneur has invested US$2.3 million in a 200 hectare piece of land to convert it into a dragon fruit farm.  “A large part of China maybe […]

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Ecofirst sees revenue  triple on good prospects

Ecofirst sees revenue triple on good prospects

KUALA LUMPUR: ECOFIRST Consolidated Bhd expects revenue to at least triple in its financial year ending May 31 2016, underpinned by promising prospects from retail assets and property development. Group chief executive officer Datuk Tiong Kwing Hee said the company was banking on its current project in Ipoh and retail assets to bolster its performance […]

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Ringgit at 4.38 against US dollar

Ringgit at 4.38 against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued its decline in early trade today, as the greenback strengthened amid the possibility for an increase in interest rates this year, a dealer said. At 9am, the ringgit eased to 4.3890/3980 against the greenback from 4.3800/9000 at 5pm on Friday. The dealer said the local currency was still under pressure […]

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Ringgit continues decline against US dollar

Ringgit continues decline against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued its decline in early trade today, as the greenback strengthened amid the possibility for an increase in interest rates this year, a dealer said. At 9am, the ringgit eased to 4.3890/3980 against the greenback from 4.3800/9000 at 5pm on Friday. The dealer said the the local currency was still under […]

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KL shares open lower

KL shares open lower

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lower today on poor buying sentiment after a long weekend with investors still cautious on global growth outlook and lack of fresh catalysts, said a trader. At 9.15am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.85 points lower to 1,613.16 after opening 2.49 points easier […]

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EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Stirred with the passion for creating opportunities through connecting people, capital, and ideas, Ehon Chan is the Excutive Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC). His incredible line of work has focused on creating innovative, impact-focused projects and purpose driven businesses, tapping into the opportunities brought by digital media and technologies. SME […]

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EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Stirred with the passion for creating opportunities through connecting people, capital, and ideas, Ehon Chan is the Excutive Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC). His incredible line of work has focused on creating innovative, impact-focused projects and purpose driven businesses, tapping into the opportunities brought by digital media and technologies. SME […]

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EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

EHON CHAN'S TAKE ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Stirred with the passion for creating opportunities through connecting people, capital, and ideas, Ehon Chan is the Excutive Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC). His incredible line of work has focused on creating innovative, impact-focused projects and purpose driven businesses, tapping into the opportunities brought by digital media and technologies. SME […]

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