Bizbrief

2017 Budget: Research scheme to rejuvenate capital market

By Business Times - Friday, 21 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will introduce small and mid-cap Public Listed Company Research Scheme to conduct research on 300 companies in order to invigorate domestic capital market.

Brightree's embrace of SAP's CRM app propelling company forward

By ZAIDI ISMAIL - Thursday, 20 October 2016.

PENANG: Brightree Solutions Sdn Bhd is making strong inroads throughout Malaysia with SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, SAP’s cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) application.

Matrade helps SMEs lift exports to China

By JUNE MOH - Tuesday, 13 September 2016.

THE Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its Chinese counterparts to pave way for Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to have better market access to China’s market.

Boost for Kinarut from Pan-Borneo Highway

By Roy Goh - Monday, 12 September 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: DEVELOPERS and investors are turning their attention to Kinarut, the transit township in Papar, as the RM13 billion Pan-Borneo Highway takes shape.

Bank Muamalat lauds moneylending move

By CHERYL YVONNE ACHU - Monday, 12 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd has lauded the proposal to issue moneylending licences to housing developers as it will enhance competition among financial providers, which will ultimately benefit consumers.

Half of Malaysian firms participating in Caexpo 2016 are first-timers

By JUNE MOH - Monday, 12 September 2016.

NANNING (CHINA): A total of 205 Malaysian companies are featured at the 13th China-Asean Expo (Caexpo), here.

Tropicana plans W KL Hotel sale?

By SHAREN KAUR - Monday, 12 September 2016.

Bursa Bull Charge 2016 raises RM1.9m

By Bernama - Thursday, 8 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The annual Bursa Bull Charge 2016, a running event that gathers Malaysia’s chief executive officers (CEO) as well as youths and young executives, has raised RM1.9 million, exceeding its initial target of RM1.8 million.

SAP Malaysia rolls out new business solution for the boardroom

By LIDIANA ROSLI - Wednesday, 7 September 2016.

No, Tesco isn't closing down in Malaysia

By Farah Adilla - Sunday, 4 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Tesco Malaysia has refuted rumours circulating on social media which claimed that it will be shutting down its operations in the Malaysia.

TM and MRCB collaborating on ICT & IoT smart services

By Farah Adilla - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) will be collaborating on the development of integrated telecommunications, ICT and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart services at the latter's property development projects.

Kossan launches medical gloves for those extra sensitive to chemical accelerators

By OOI TEE CHING - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd has launched a new patented technology that makes medical gloves suitable to those who are extra sensitive to chemical accelerators.

Fitch affirms sukuk trust certificates with A- stable outlook

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings, which affirmed Malaysia with an A- stable outlook recently, has also affirmed Malaysia's global sukuk trust certificates with the same outlook.

KAJ Development signs MoU to develop Melaka Gateway

By LIDIANA ROSLI - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: KAJ Development Sdn Bhd (KAJD) today signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) worth RM30 billion with China-based conglomerate, Powerchina International Group Ltd (Powerchina International) for the development of Melaka Gateway.

Stopping Zika: Use more medical gloves and condoms

By OOI TEE CHING - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Rubber glove manufacturers are ready for heightened demand as hospitals across Southeast Asia use more gloves, with doctors and nurses carrying out more rigorous blood and other bodily fluid testing for the Zika virus.

Nissan and scandal-hit Mitsubishi in talks on partnership

By AP - Thursday, 12 May 2016.

TOKYO: Scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors Corp. may have a suitor, Nissan Motor Co., headed by auto-industry turnaround guru Carlos Ghosn.

Ringgit at 3.97 against USD

By Bernama - Wednesday, 4 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar, pressured by lack of demand.

RM opens at 3.90 against USD

By Bernama - Tuesday, 3 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar in the early session on profit-taking, dealers said.

Banking stocks, ringgit rise on new BNM governor appointment

By Farah Adilla - Thursday, 28 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Banking stocks and the ringgit rose in early trade today after Wednesday's announcement on the appointment of Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim as the next Bank Negara governor.

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

By Bernama - Thursday, 28 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit extended yesterday’s gains to open higher against the US dollar this morning as demand emerged for Asian currencies, including the ringgit, dealers said.

Muhammad the right man for BNM Governor post: Economists

By Bernama - Wednesday, 27 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim as the new Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor was the right move as he is the “right man” for the post, economist Datuk Jalilah Baba said.

(Profile) Who is the new Bank Negara governor?

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, 27 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim was today announced as the successor to outgoing Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz, who had helmed the post for 16 years.

Ringgit rebounds to open higher against US dollar

By Bernama - Wednesday, 27 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rebounded to open higher against the US dollar, after yesterday’s losses, on renewed buying interest for emerging currencies, including the ringgit, dealers said.

RHB Islamic Asean Megatrend Fund launched

By Farah Adilla - Tuesday, 26 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Islamic International Asset Management (IIAM) today launched the RHB Islamic Asean Megatrend Fund, leveraging on the growth of potential of Asean markets and rising on trends that will shape the region's future economy.

RM at 3.9 against USD

By Bernama - Tuesday, 26 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rebounded to open slightly higher against the US dollar today on renewed buying interest after recent losses, dealers said.

Malaysia to become export hub for BMW 3, 5 and 7 Series to Vietnam, Philippines

By Farah Adilla - Monday, 25 April 2016.

CYBERJAYA: BMW Group Malaysia will be revising the prices for its BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW X3 and BMW 5 Series lower by nine per cent, extending the Customised Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) Status Incentives it received from the government.

BMW Malaysia rolls out locally-assembled X1 and X4 variants

By Farah Adilla - Monday, 25 April 2016.

CYBERJAYA: BMW Group Malaysia today introduced two new models - BMW X1 and BMW X4 - marking the ninth and tenth new models to join the portfolio of vehicles assembled in Malaysia.

Ringgit lower against US dollar in early session

By Bernama - Friday, 22 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit eased against the US dollar in the early session today, tracking a weaker oil market overnight, a dealer said.

Irishman Bellew, Celcom's Shazalli front-runners to replace Msian Airlines Mueller

By Reuters - Thursday, 21 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The abrupt exit of Malaysia Airlines’ German boss has revived debate in Malaysia over the wisdom of picking a foreigner to run its ailing carrier, potentially limiting the group’s options as it seeks a new leader midway through a radical revamp.

Govt successfully prices US$1.5b sukuk

By Bernama - Thursday, 21 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government, via its special-purpose entity, Malaysia Sukuk Global Bhd, has successfully priced its US$1.5 billion benchmark sukuk, which was oversubscribed by 4.2 times.