1MDB loans with local banks totalled RM5.037 billion: PM

By ILI LIYANA - Thursday, 26 March 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) loans with local banks amounted to RM5.037 billion as at January this year.


SMES urged to grab opportunities in halal food and non-food sector

By CHERYL YVONNE ACHU - Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has urged local small and medium enterprise (SME) players to take advantage of the huge opportunities in the multi-billion dollar halal food and non-food industry globally.

CMS shares up on acquisition proposal

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd’s (CMS) shares rose in the early session after its wholly-owned unit, Samalaju Industries Sdn Bhd (SISB), proposed to acquire an additional five per cent stake in OM Materials (S) Pte Ltd (OMS) from OM Holdings Ltd for US$18.45 million.

KL shares remain lower mid-morning

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) continue to trade lower mid-morning with selling seen in British American Tobacco (BAT) and utility companies, dealers said.

KLCI futures higher in early trade

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 11:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI futures contract was mostly higher in early trade with three contract months traded.

KL shares open lower in cautious trade

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lower today i cautious trading amid weaker US sentiment, dealers said.

Ringgit lower as greenback appreciates on upbeat US data

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar as the greenback rose broadly against major peers after the release of upbeat US economic data, currency traders said.

FTSE Bursa Malaysia update: 9.30am

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09:41

KUALA LUMPUR: At 9.30am today, there were 178 gainers, 141 losers and 218 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia.

Asia crawls higher after upbeat US data; dollar stands tall

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09:37

TOKYO: Asian stocks crawled higher on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data helped revive some risk appetite lost following air strikes on Houthi militants in Yemen, while the dollar rebounded.

TM, NTPSB to develop flagship tech park in Iskandar Malaysia

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 22:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Nusajaya Tech Park Sdn Bhd (NTPSB) have signed three separate agreements towards developing a flagship technology park in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor.

ABN: Refer to respective banks for revised fee after GST inclusion public advised

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 22:04

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) has published a document on its website, listing out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) treatment by its commercial bank members on more than 300 general bank products and services.

KV Resources forges partnership to supply defence equipment

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 20:56

LANGKAWI: KV Resources Sdn Bhd has forged partnership with foreign companies, including that of the US and Australia, to supply defence equipment to the Malaysian Armed Forces at competitive prices.

Gamuda’s pre-tax profit rises to RM229.8m

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 20:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd’s pre-tax profit for the second quarter ended Jan 31, 2015 rose to RM229.8 million from RM200.81 million chalked up in the same period last year.

Taliworks’ indirect subsidiary acquires 35pc equity in Cerah Sama

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 20:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Taliworks Corporation Bhd’s indirect subsidiary, TEI Sdn Bhd, has acquired a 35 per cent equity interest in Cerah Sama Sdn Bhd for RM80 million, the company announced in a filling to Bursa Malaysia today. -- BERNAMA

KL shares end almost flat amid regional weakness

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 18:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended almost flat today after rangebound trade as sentiment was dampened by weakness in regional markets, dealers said.

AirAsia: ‘2015 Mac program promosi AirAsia’ a scam

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 18:41

KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 (Bernama) – AirAsia Group today clarified that the ‘2015 Mac Program Promosi AirAsia’ email scheme from ‘AirAsia Singapura’ is a scam.