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Pushing forward the support for Malaysia’s halal economy

The global demand for halal products is predicted to rise in parallel with the growth of the worldwide Muslim ummah. It is estimated that the population of Muslims were...

Broader Outlook on Emerging Markets

Emerging market (EM) equities have an asymmetric risk profile for returns in 2023. Possible incremental negative news related to known factors, e.g.: inflation, war, and Chinese growth, will likely...

Investment Outlook 2023 By OctaFX

The year 2022 remains in the rearview mirror. There was no shortage of buzz in the market last year: rising interest rates, an ongoing inflation shock, and, as a...

Half of Generation Z willing to accept short-term economic...

Nearly half (47%) of Generation Z would be willing to accept short-term economic limitations, such as lower GDP growth, for policymakers to invest in a longer-term strategy that promotes...

New Globalisation Emerging – Driven By China, Digital Economy

The idea that globalisation has ended is growing in popularity with some economic analysts. Parallel to this is the idea that China is no longer a player in globalisation...

Property

Digitalising The Construction And Engineering Sector Now Possible

Sivdio Imaging Sdn Bhd, a leading providers of state-of-the-art imaging and visual data acquisition technology, has recently launched its enhanced Remote Construction Monitoring (RCM) solution utilising OpticVyu technology, designed to contribute...

KLCCP Closes 2022 With 80% Jump In PBT To...

The group closed the year with a strong performance after recovering from a beleaguered 2021 due to the global pandemic, the REIT manager saw its financial year 2022 which...

Vestland Awarded RM63 Million Contract To Build A 33...

Vestland Resources Sdn Bhd has accepted a Letter of Award from Rimbun Merdu Sdn Bhd to undertake the main building and associated works for one block of 33-storey service...

News

Taiwan Tells Start-Ups To Shun China, Go To Japan Amid Supply-Chain Decoupling

Taiwan is nudging its small and burgeoning companies to expand in Japan rather than mainland China, in a fresh sign of global supply-chain decoupling...

Moody”s: US CBP’s Modification Of Forced Labour Finding On SDP Is Credit Positive

The modification of forced labour finding by the United States (US) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is credit positive for Sime Darby Plantation Bhd...

Central Banks Meet In Hong Kong In March To Enhance Efforts As Financial Hub

Scores of central bankers from around the world will gather in Hong Kong next month for a meeting to be hosted by the Bank...

Nickel-Rich Indonesia Making Itself Indispensable For EVs

Armed with the world’s largest reserves of nickel and a ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesia is making itself indispensable for the...

Most Asian Markets Fell On Fed Hike Concern After Job Data

Asian markets mostly fell Monday (Feb 6) and the dollar extended gains after a forecast-busting US jobs report fanned expectations of more Federal Reserve...

Indonesia’s Economy Grew 5.31% In 2022, Highest In Almost A Decade

Indonesia’s economy grew 5.31 percent in 2022, the highest in almost a decade, marking a return to its growth patterns before the COVID-19 pandemic.  Announcing...

Dell Appoints New President For Asia Pacific And Japan Market

Dell Technologies has announced the appointment of Peter Marrs as president of its Asia Pacific & Japan region, succeeding Amit Midha, who will be...

MRL Assures Forest Reserve In Selangor Not De-Gazetted For ECRL

In response to an NGO that alleged that the Selangor portion of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project had cleared land which was...

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Ringgit Outlook Neutral To Bullish In Coming Week

Despite the Fed’s less hawkish stance which sent the USD index back to below...

RCEP, CPTPP To Alleviate Malaysia’s 2024 External Trade Performances

2022 marks the second year of double-digit growth in external trade. For the whole...

December Monetary And Financial Highlights: BNM

Bank Negara released its December monetary and financial highlights toplining the report is inflation...

Impact Of Fed Pivot On The Appreciation Of The...

Regional currencies appreciated from the lows in 2022, about two to four months ago....

Short Term Rates Set To Remain Stable On BNM’s...

Short-term rates are expected to remain stable today on Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) operations...

Indonesia CPO Price Benchmark Plan Detrimental To Malaysia Palm...

After Indonesia announced that it plans to have its own CPO price benchmark, Malaysia...

10 Malaysian Companies Vying For RM33.31 Billion MENA Healthcare...

MATRADE is looking to create export opportunities for Malaysian medical devices and healthcare services...

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