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The UK Economy Is Back In Business

By Peter Lundgreen, the Founding CEO of Lundgreen’s Capital Teaser: Long before the Covid-19 pandemic, the British economy was already in troubled waters due to...

Zalora To Offer Buy Now Pay Later Payment Option Via Partnership With Atome

Lifestyle e-commerce platform, Zalora has announced a regional partnership with Atome to introduce a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) flexible payment option for its...

Economic Cheers Can Turn Into Tears If Covid-19 Infections Are Not Taken Care Of

By Jamari Mohtar, Director of Media & Communications at EMIR Research Just when the economy has been crunching good actual numbers for the country, the...

Visa Malaysia Partners MDEC To Accelerate Malaysia’s Fintech Industry

Visa Malaysia has partnered with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in championing the acceleration of Malaysia's fintech industry by enabling businesses with seamless digital...

Over 12,000 SMEs Benefit From PENJANA Micro-Credit Financing Worth RM 420.8 Million

According to Bernama, a sum of RM420.8 million has been approved to be channelled through the Micro-Credit Financing under the Short-term Economic Recovery Plan...

Kenanga Investors Records A Total Distribution Of Over RM531 Million

Kenanga Investors Berhad has declared an income distribution of RM256.0 million for 21 retail funds till March 2021 adding to the previous RM275.7 million...

HSBC Group Lowers Malaysia’s GDP Forecast To 5.7%

HSBC Group has lowered their forecast of Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to 5.7 percent, down from 6.7 percent earlier this year.  HSBC Chief...

Boost Offers Low-Cost Financial Support For MSMEs This Ramadan

Boost, a homegrown e-wallet company has announced a low-cost financial support ‘Aspirasi Capital for Boost’ to support micro-enterprises and SMEs (MSMEs) for their upcoming...

BIMB Investment Launches First Wakaf Fund In Malaysia To Drive Economic And Social Development

BIMB Investment Management Berhad (BIMB Investment) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank Islam Malaysia has launched the Makmur myWakaf Fund that will enable investors to...

6R National Economic Recovery Strategy Will Spur Malaysia’s Economy To Pre-Covid Levels, Says Tengku Zafrul

The implementation of the government’s 6R National Economic Recovery Strategy (Resolve, Resilient, Restart. Recovery, Revitalise and Reform) plan would further spur Malaysia’s economic recovery, ...

Azmin Ali To Lead Trade and Investment Mission To South Korea And Japan

Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Mohamed Azmin Ali will lead a trade and investment mission to the Republic of...

Aerodyne And Kiwitech To Work With Local Councils To Transform Cities Through Smart Surveillance

Aerodyne Group, a DT3 (Drone Tech, Data Tech, and Digital Transformation) drone-based enterprise solutions provider and Kiwitech has collaborated to invest in transforming cities...

MoF Reaffirms Commitment To Work With Relevant Authorities To Improve Financial Market

The Ministry Of Finance (MoF) will continue collaborating with all relevant authorities to further develop Malaysia’s financial market, as well as improve its standing...

MIDA: Negeri Sembilan Has The Card To Attract Foreign Investments

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is currently negotiating RM81.9 billion worth-investments from 240 high profile projects including Fortune 500 companies. MIDA's Strategic Planning And...

Wave 8 Of MTCDP Scheduled To Kickstart this June

The next Wave 8 of Mid-Tier Company Development Programme (MTCDP) is scheduled to kickstart in June 2021 and currently, MATRADE is actively recruiting new...

BIMB Launches Sustainable Equity Fund To Attract Conscious Investments Through Shariah Principles

BIMB Investment Management Berhad (BIMB Investment) has announced the BIMB-Arabesque Global Shariah Sustainable Equity Fund ("BGSEF"), an open-ended Shariah-ESG Compliant Global Equity Fund which...

New Foreign Policy Expected To Draw More High-Quality Investors – MITI

Putrajaya is expected to launch a new foreign investment policy soon to draw more high-quality foreign direct investments and shift the country away from...

MITI Continues To Look For Other New Export Areas

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will continue to explore new export areas, as well as encourage the use of automation and mechanisation...

MATRADE Unveils Updated Guidelines For Services Export Fund

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) has unveiled its latest updated Guidelines for the Services Export Fund (SEF) as well as three new operations...

Putrajaya Looks To Adopt New National Investment Strategy As Malaysia Moves Towards Becoming High-Income Country

As the country progresses towards becoming a high-income country, Putrajaya is looking to adopt a new national investment strategy to attract more high-quality investors. Senior...