Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:01:06 +08:00KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Holdings, Green Packet, Dolomite, Naim Indah and Plastrade are among the stocks which could see trading interest on Tuesday after their corporate announcements and news reports.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:36:56 +08:00KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research expects Digi’s service revenue to fall 2%-3% on-quarter and on-year in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) due to more intense competition and lower IDD revenue. WIder network: The 800MHz, along with Digi's existing 1,800MHz and 2,600MHz spectrums will enable it to better serve customers who are increasingly consuming video content.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:31:17 +08:00Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, April 25
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:16:36 +08:00KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research could raise its target price for Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) to between RM9.37 and RM9.55 based on its estimates from the potential listing of insurance unit, Etiqa.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:01:29 +08:00ZURICH/LONDON: Rocked by a shakeup in the Western political order, companies are buying more insurance to protect themselves against the threat of rising protectionism and upheaval to their operations in emerging markets.Zurich Insurance said new business at its political risk and trade credit unit was up 14 percent in 2016, driven by demand for cover against the risk of a government or state-owned entity defaulting on its obligations. Growth continued with an 11 percent increase in the first quarter of 2017
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:55:37 +08:00NEW YORK: Oil prices slipped nearly 1 percent on Monday, extending last week's decline, on lack of confirmation that OPEC will extend output cuts until the end of 2017 and as Russia indicated it can lift output if the deal on curbs lapsesBrent crude futures ended the session 36 cents lower at $51.60 per barrel after hitting a session high of $52.57 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures dropped 39 cents to settle at $49.23 a barrel, after reaching a high of $50.22 a barrel earlier in the day.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:39:54 +08:00NEW YORK: U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, tracking a relief rally that swept through Asian and European markets, after centrist candidate and market favorite Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election. U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, tracking a relief rally that swept through Asian and European markets.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +08:00PETALING JAYA: More than half of Malaysians surveyed want to own a home within the next six months, according to the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (Rehda).However, stringent lending rules continue to be a major deterrent, Real Estate and Housing Association(Rehda) president Datuk Seri F D Iskandar(inset filepic) said. In a poll of 1,655 respondents, he said 56% were looking to own a home within the next six months, primarily within the KLCC area and Kuala Lumpur city centre. Picture shows people making enquires at the StarProperty.my Fair 2017 at Queensbay Mall earlier this month.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +08:00PETALING JAYA: Mobile broadband and networking solutions provider Green Packet Bhd’s back-to-the-basics strategy appears to be paying off.File picture shows Green Packet's CEO Kay Tan
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +08:00LONDON: As high-end shoppers become increasingly mobile and connected, luxury retailers are testing new technologies that promise a more seamless experience between the physical and online worlds.