KUALA LUMPUR: At 12.30 p.m. today, there were 286 gainers, 446 losers and 279 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s official reserve assets amounted to US$110.6 billion as at end January 2015, Bank Negara Malaysia said.
HONG KONG: Asian markets were largely flat in morning trade Friday after the dollar firmed on US inflation data, while disappointing Japanese figures challenged Tokyo’s war on falling prices.
KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia remained mixed at mid-morning today on lack of fresh local leads.
SINGAPORE: Crude oil futures rebounded on Friday, with Brent heading for its biggest monthly gain since May 2009, as supply outages in North Sea and renewed fears of gas supply disruption in Europe supported prices.
KUALA LUMPUR: The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI futures contract (FKLI) on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives opened higher with three contract months traded.
KUALA LUMPUR: Short-term interbank rates are expected to remain stable today with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) intervening to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system.
KUALA LUMPUR: The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) edged down this morning on selective trading as traders remained on sidelines, a dealer said.
KUALA LUMPUR: The three-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (KLIBOR) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives was untraded as at 9.20am.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar, in early trading this morning, on lack of buying support, a currency trader said.
NEW DELHI: India's government unveiled plans on Thursday to invest $137 billion in its decrepit rail network over the next five years, heralding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aggressive approach to building infrastructure needed to unlock faster economic growth.
HONG KONG: In a bid to rival Singapore, Hong Kong is introducing sweeping tax measures aimed at making it a more attractive centre in Asia for global corporations to trade foreign exchange.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was higher compared to the US dollar in late trading today at slightly below the 3.600 level, as the greenback extended losses in most overseas markets, a currency trader said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) has opened Malaysia's first restaurant in Jeddah.
LONDON: The chief executive of Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered will step down in June, the company said Thursday, following poor results, job cuts and fines for failing to detect possible money-laundering.