KUALA LUMPUR: Continuous efforts to improve its human resources practices has earned Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) the international “50 Best Global Employer Brands Award 2015” recently.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian exports surged in January, posting a 5.3 per cent growth compared to a year ago, beating market expectations.
NICOSIA/FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank will launch into quantitative easing next week having increased its economic growth forecasts for this year and next.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) 1,071-megawatt (MW) power plant in Seberang Perai, Penang, currently the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine plant utilising Siemens H-Class technology, is on track for commercial operation on Jan 1, 2016.
KUALA LUMPUR: With cyber threats a growing cause for regulatory concern given their evolving nature with diverse origins and motivations, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has begun examinations of security preparedness among intermediaries.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) is confident its newly-established Auto Finance Centre (AFC) will contribute up to 10 per cent of the bank’s total income within three years.
LANGKAWI: The federal government has allocated about RM124 million for works to increase communication coverage in Langkawi, said Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Johari Jailani here today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its preliminary 'A-' issue rating to the proposed US-dollar-denominated Wakala trust certificates to be issued by Petronas Global Sukuk Ltd.
KUALA LUMPUR: Postal services provider, Pos Malaysia Bhd’s five-year transformation plan is bearing fruit, with a substantial increase in the company’s revenue to RM1.3 billion for financial year 2013 from RM800 million in 2012.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia left borrowing costs unchanged, saying the Overnight Policy Rate at 3.25 per cent is supportive of economic activity.
KUALA LUMPUR: At 5.00 p.m. today, there were 288 gainers, 557 losers and 291 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional (P)A1 rating to the US$15 billion medium-term note (MTN) programme to be issued by PETRONAS Capital Ltd and guaranteed by Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank is committed to see further growth in retail small and medium enterprise (SME) financing in 2015 after recording a strong 43 per cent rise to RM7.5 billion in 2014.
KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia remained in the red mid-afternoon on continued profit-taking in most heavyweights, dealers said.
SINGAPORE: Oil prices climbed in Asian trade Thursday as signs that a refineries strike in the United States is weakening, overshadowing a rise in US crude stocks, analysts said.