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Sustainable Investing Comes Of Age In Asia

An increasing number of Asian issuers and investors are starting to widen their horizons to include the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Securities Commission Holds Its 6th Fintech Conference

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) hosting the sixth edition of its SCxSC Fintech Conference to scale up the local fintech industry. Recently, there's an entrance...

Budget 2020: Driving Growth And Equity Outcomes Towards Shared Prosperity

For Budget 2020, Putrajaya has allocated a total of RM292.02 billion, around 5.6 percent lesser than last year. From this, RM241.02 billion is for...

Many Malaysians Have No Grasp In Financial Matters

According to the RinggitPlus Malaysian Financial Literacy Survey 2019 (RMFLS 2019), in partnership with Visa, finds that many Malaysians are not managing their finances...

Steady Outlook For Malaysian Economy

Malaysia's economy has held up well amid the global slowdown. Private consumption remains a strong source of growth support, underpinned by a still healthy...

Country Needs Prudent Expansionary Fiscal Policy

Economist Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram says the country urgently needs a developmental, counter-cyclical fiscal policy as there is a clear consensus that the global economic situation...

Malaysian Millennials Are Not Investing Enough

A study survey by Dalia Research for Luno on 7,000 respondents across Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia including Malaysia to analyse their behavior in...

Can We Expect A More Holistic Budget 2020?

Improved Digital Infrastructure For Outskirts of Malaysia Helping SMEs thrive is a priority as they make up the vast majority of businesses in Malaysia. It’s...

SC Registers First Property Crowdfunding Operator

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced that it has registered EdgeProp Sdn Bhd (EdgeProp) as the first Recognised Market Operator to establish and operate a...

Maybank 2Q PBT Rose 1.6 Percent

Despite a 1.2 percent rise in net operating income and a 19.6 percent decline in net impairment losses, Maybank's profit before tax for the...

Investors Can Now Have A Peace Of Mind

Investors are constantly faced with the fear of losing their money while making any investment decisions. The P2P financing industry is still at early...

Leveraging On Technology To Drive Working Capital Optimisation

Working capital is an important measure of a company's liquidity and its a main key source of finance. During a recent HSBC Working Capital Forum...

Malaysia Sustains Its Growth Boost

Malaysia recorded a total of RM92 billion of approved investments in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors for 1H2019, an increase of 7.6 percent...

CIMB and Axiata Capital Tie Up To Offer Financial Solutions To Underserved SMEs

CIMB Group (“CIMB”) partners with Axiata Digital Capital (“ADC”), a fintech services provider under Axiata Digital to provide financing solutions to 700,000 small and...

Are We Financially Literate?

Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) rallies the action of the Malaysian government with the implementation of a National Strategy for Financial Literacy which was...

RHB’S New China Bond Fund Targets To Hit RM100 Million

RHB China Bond Fund, a feeder growth fund that aims to maximise total returns by investing at least 95 percent of the net asset...

Launch Of The MITI Report 2018

Malaysia has managed to attain gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 percent in 2018 compared to 5.9 percent in 2017 despite the challenging...

Enhancing Malaysia’s Trade And Investment Opportunities With Africa

International Trade and Industry Minister YB Datuk Darell Leiking hosted a roundtable dialogue with the African Heads of Mission to Malaysia as part of...

Trade Tensions Weigh On Malaysian Banks’ Profitability

S&P Global Ratings said that the first-quarter 2019 financial results of major Malaysian banks point to a weakening trend in profitability amid escalating trade...

Sino-US Trade Tensions Enter New Phase

After months of apparent progress in bilateral trade talks, the US unexpectedly raised tariffs on USD200 billion of Chinese imports to 25 percent, effective...