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Building Incinerators Key To A Sustainable Waste Management

By Jamari Mohtar is Director of Media & Communications at EMIR Research In August 2005, the Malaysia’s National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Solid Waste Management...

An Open Letter To Corporate Malaysia: It’s Time To Rethink “Employee Experience”

By Cllement Tan, Group CEO and Managing Director, RAMSSOL Group Berhad We do not have to be reminded that the world is constantly changing –...

Markets Having A ‘Louis Vuitton’ Moment

Indices charged ahead towards new records overnight, powered by a series of first-rate earnings and a dazzling run of US economic data. The rollout...

S&P Goes Gang Busters, Ringgit Shines

US equities were stronger overnight with the S&P500 hitting fresh record highs. As US 10-Year yields fell, stock market bulls remained in full control thanks...

Slow Vaccination Uptake? Do What China Is Doing

Lets admit that when it comes to handling the Coronavirus and keeping the pandemic under control, no nation has accomplish this better than China....

Cabotage Policy Impairs Digital Growth, Time To Think Sensibly

There has been much bruhaha over the reversal of policy made by Transport Minister Dato Seri Wee Ka Siong on Cabotage in Malaysian waters....

US Stocks Hit Fresh Highs Amidst Better Job Reports

US equities rose to fresh record highs overnight, continuing their strong performance from last week on the back of better-than-expected payrolls print. Additional fuel came...

Better CPO Prices Favours Sime Darby Plantation Ratings

Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Malaysia-based palm-oil producer Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) to Stable, from Negative, and affirmed the Long-Term Foreign-Currency...

US$3 Trillion And Watch On Oil

US equities were on the mend from springing a couple of small leaks after financial stocks came under pressure over concerns about potential losses...

Fitch: Banks Pick Up Pace in Addressing Impairments, but More to Come

Malaysian banks booked lower credit costs than other APAC emerging markets in 2020 that allowed for a shallower trough in earnings, but will entail...

Tech Stocks Back In Vogue

US equities were stronger overnight led by a rebound in tech stocks. NASDAQ was up 1.2% as US 10-Year yields fell 4bps to 1.69%. Allowing...

Market Focuses On Economic Recovery

With the major central bank meetings now out of the way, market attention this week will likely turn back to the pace of the...

Markets Edge Ahead Amidst Post-Virus Boom

After struggling early on Covid vaccine concerns, US equities were stronger overnight. On the heels of the reopening optimism, stocks again become a flat out...

When Will Airlines Recover From Covid-19?

Global commercial air traffic plummeted in the first quarter of 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold.  In May 2020, Bain and Co began...

Rising Telehealth Trend Is Here To Stay

Along with other industries during the outbreak, Malaysia’s healthcare landscape has had to pivot as fear along with movement restrictions prompted many to opt out of...

Tech Stocks Takes A Beating Wiping Earlier Gains, Gloves Lose Stretch

In the latest stock watch report from analyst Stephen Ines, he looks at tech stocks, the oil markets and we would like to point...

MCMC Responds To 5G Spectrum Allocation Criticism

There has been a storm brewing ever since the government announced the 5G rollout scheduled for year end, this is due to the reversal...

Fitch: 5G Flip Flop Prohibits Market Development

The announcement by Malaysian Government to launch its 5G rollout end of 2021 is a stark turnaround from MCMC Chairman's statement in 2020 on...

MyIX: MyDigital Can Attract More Foreign Players Once Cabotage Issue Is Resolved

The MyDIGITAL initiative, which will be executed via the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint, is a strategic step in the right direction to further grow...

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