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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...

Machine Learning And Accountancy

Accountants must adapt and learn to use the tools at their disposal to upskill themselves to remain relevant, increase credibility and competitiveness in the...

HSBC Digitises Working Capital Flows For Corporates

HSBC’s Global Liquidity and Cash Management (GLCM) business has launched an industry first business-to-business platform that connects its corporate clients to their buyers via...

HSBC Offers Small Business Owners In Malaysia An Integrated Financial Solution

HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad launched HSBC Fusion, a new financial proposition which caters to the needs of small business customers with more clarity into...

Malaysia Is Ranked 19th In Global Government E-Payments Adoption

According to Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) global Index and benchmarking study commissioned by Visa, Malaysia is ranked 19th among 73 countries in the e-payment...

First Bank In SEA To Adopt VMware Cloud On AWS

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, announces United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), a leading bank in Asia, is the first...

Hong Leong Bank Net Profit Grew 5.5% For Six Months Ended 31 December 2018

Net profit after tax for second quarter (“Q2FY19”) and six months (“H1FY19”) ended 31 December 2018 experienced some growth of 0.6% year-on-year (“y-o-y”) and...

UK Posts Slowest Growth In Six Years Ahead of Brexit

Britain's economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit...

Independent Study Proposes Recommendations to Spur Growth and Drive Synergies in the Venture Capital Ecosystem

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is reviewing recommendations proposed by the Institute for Capital Market Research (ICMR) to spur further growth and drive greater...

Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng’s Speech at The Exchange TRX Launch and Development Financing Signing Ceremony

The Government believes all of its investments should go through rigorous analysis in line with the principle of Competency, Accountability and Transparency (CAT). That...

Exsim Issues Landmark Sukuk Transaction

The first structured transaction in Malaysia to monetise progress billings involving multiple development projects Exsim Development Group (“Exsim”) has successfully established its first landmark RM3.0...

Southeast Asia: Hiding In Plain Sight

Emerging-market jitters notwithstanding, there are compelling reasons to be optimistic about the economic prospects of this part of the world Ask many American, European or...

Minimise Defaults In P2P Financing

Investors should diversify their P2P investments to minimise losses due to defaults While investors in peer-to-peer (P2P) financing must be prepared to accept the risk...

SC Appoints Ong Liang Heng as New Executive Director

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ong Liang Heng as Executive Director in the Chairman’s Office effective 4 January...

The big unknown for 2019

Report by HSBC Global Research HSBC economists and strategists highlights some scenarios that could happen in 2019.   They vary in terms of their probability and...

400 blockchain specialists on board with PwC

New Insights by Crypto Investor Asia With the rapid growth of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, it makes sense that traditional auditing and consulting firms...

Bank organises hackathon to find talent to solve business problem

Over 160 eager participants nationwide congregated at Menara Hong Leong on 6 and 7 October to show their mettle in solving problems and improving...

Treat Your Money Right” Initiative to Promote Importance of Saving

Visa study on money management reveals that Malaysians have trouble keeping to their budgets As part of World Savings Day in Malaysia, Visa and Credit...