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President Trump’s tariffs have united his opponents at home and abroad

President Trump’s tariffs have united his opponents at home and abroad

“HOW am I going to compete?” asks Sohel Sareshwala. He runs Accu-Swiss, a Californian company making customised components for the manufacture of semiconductors and cars. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminium, both of which he uses as inputs, are eating into his profit margins and delaying his orders. Meanwhile, Mr Sareshwala’s competitors abroad, […]

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BBazaar Malaysia is now live

BBazaar Malaysia is now live

BBazaar Malaysia’s website bbazaar.my is fully live and ready for all the consumers financial services need. Utilising the best expertise and technology, BBazaar Malaysia is a platform where a user can look for a financial product, get a personalised offer, apply and get an approval, all in one go, a smooth end-to-end journey, starting from […]

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13 Malaysian companies in Forbes Global 2000 list

13 Malaysian companies in Forbes Global 2000 list

PETALING JAYA: Thirteen malaysian companies made it into the 16th annual Forbes Global 2000 list which includes publicly traded companies from 60 countries. The companies are judged based on four metrics, sales, profits, assets and market value. Malaysian entrants were led by Malayan Banking Bhd, ranked 394 and ended with AmBank group which was ranked […]

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Schneider Electric Ramps up Business Continuity Support for SMEs

Schneider Electric Ramps up Business Continuity Support for SMEs

Schneider Electric introduces the latest APC by Schneider Electric Easy UPS 1 Ph On-Line and UPS 3 series to the local market. The Easy UPS line is a new category of UPS designed for essential power protection needs even in the most unstable power conditions. Business continuity is increasingly dependent on regulating power outages, surges […]

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Gay rights failures are holding back Asia banking: Nisha Gopalan

Gay rights failures are holding back Asia banking: Nisha Gopalan

In failing to recognize LGBT rights, Asian financial centres like Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo risk losing talent to places such as New York and London. Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Shanghai rank highly in the Global Financial Centers Index, but none recognize same-sex marriage. (Bloomberg pic) NEW YORK: What makes a city a financial […]

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Rich moms, millennials make Canada a hot market for Rolls-Royce

Rich moms, millennials make Canada a hot market for Rolls-Royce

Canada accounts for roughly 10% of Rolls-Royce’s sales in the Americas although the country’s rich represent only 6% of the hemisphere’s high-net-worth population. Rolls-Royce’ CEO, Torsten Muller-Otvos sits in a Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible in Vancouver on June 5. (Bloomberg pic) VANCOUVER: When Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled its first-ever SUV in the Americas last month, it […]

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UOB Malaysia and SAP tie up to help SMEs Digitise

UOB Malaysia and SAP tie up to help SMEs Digitise

United Overseas Bank Malaysia (UOB) and SAP, a leading business software provider, launch a tie up to offer UOB SmartBusiness to the bank’s small and medium sized enterprise (SME) customers. This is the first time SAP is offering its enterprise software, SAP Business One to Malaysian SMEs through a bank. UOB SmartBusiness is a cloud […]

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Epson launches its new Direct to Garment printer

Epson launches its new Direct to Garment printer

Epson launches the new SureColor F2130 Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printer that has an enhanced design and improved usability, enabling faster turnaround time for print jobs and better productivity for the business. The SC-F2130 printer will replace the existing SC-F2000 model and will help to lower costs with improved speeds and reliability. Suited for small to medium […]

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Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

Short-term-oriented capital markets have discouraged companies with a longer-term view from going public at all, depriving the economy of innovation and opportunity, he said. Warren Buffett (Bloomberg pic) BENGALURU: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon voiced concerns that the financial markets’ focus on short-term goals is hurting the economy and […]

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GDB tender book exceeds RM2b mark

GDB tender book exceeds RM2b mark

KUALA LUMPUR: GDB Holdings Bhd saw its tender book rise to RM2.1 billion as at May 31, 2018 due to participation in more tenders for high-rise projects in the Klang Valley, from RM1.4 billion as at April 23, 2018. The group’s current tender book comprises six projects, namely high-rise residential and commercial buildings. Managing director […]

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