KUALA LUMPUR: Bank loans grew by an annualised 8.8 per cent in February, underpinned by business loans and analysts estimate similar growth projections for the whole year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended the day in negative territory as traders took profits, with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) 4.47 points easier. The key index ended at 1,826.31 points at the close, after hovering between 1,823.61 and 1,831.35 throughout the day.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar for the second consecutive day today in tandem with most regional currencies on improved risk appetite.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has revised the list of fund management institutions (FMIs) and unit trust funds for 2015/2016 EPF Members Investment Scheme (EPF-MIS).
KUALA LUMPUR: The economic situation in the country is stable to face any uncertain external situation, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar.
PETALING JAYA: Boustead Plantations Bhd will expand its landbank by another 20 per cent within two to three years from the current 83,400 hectares, says vice chairman, Tan Sri Lodin Wok Kamaruddin.
SINGAPORE: Oil futures edged lower on Wednesday amid speculation that a last-minute deal over Iran’s nuclear programme would be reached that could allow more Iranian crude into world markets.
BANGKOK: Japan’s civil aviation agency has lifted a charter flight ban for Thai-registered airliners during April and May to help ease the impact on passengers, Thai transport minister Air Chief Marshall Prajin Juntong said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd vice chairman Tan Sri Lodin Wok Kamaruddin is hopeful of better performance from palm oil this year as more of its trees mature and bear more fruits.
KUALA LUMPUR: Though Malaysia has established itself as the primary hub of Islamic finance of the world, its goal to become to the primary halal hub for foods and products are still riddled with challenges.
KUALA LUMPUR: Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd (WASSB) has secured a RM370 million contract to provide two AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters for Carigali Hess Operating Company and Carigali PTTEPI Operating Company Sdn Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR: After much hype, Malaysia finally joined the ranks of 160 other countries globally in embracing the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
KUALA LUMPUR: In light of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which comes into force today, Proton Holdings Bhd has announced the new prices for its models, with reduction of up to RM1,475, or 3.25 per cent, per unit on selected variants.
KULIM: The current uncertainty over the value of the ringgit has not affected foreign investors’ interest and efforts to woo them, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
GEORGE TOWN: The government has spent some RM30 million to transform Malaysia as a global hub for testing and certification of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).