Business

IJM eyeing 1MDB's power generation assets

PETALING JAYA: IJM Corp Bhd former chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Teh Kean Ming (pic) leaves a diversified group that has its finger in several pies, from construction to ports and plantations, with all five of its core business units moving full steam ahead.

See Goh: ‘We want to unlock value first’.

Compugates may have just turned the corner

RM44mil sale will allow it to embark on bigger Agarwood business

Fang: ‘Things are proceeding as planned.’

Kawan Food plant on track

PETALING JAYA: Frozen food manufacturer Kawan Food Bhd’s bigger and better factory in Pulau Indah is on track to commence operations by year-end.

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Credit card can be a useful tool to the discerning user.

Not all debt is bad

SINCE the US subprime mortgage crisis of 2007–2008, we have had an influx of credit and debt related news such as the European sovereign debt crisis (often referred to as the eurozone crisis), the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing (QE) programme and, closer home, 1MDB.

4 May 2015 | 12:00AM |

Banking

Malaysia Airports posts Q1 earnings of RM32m

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) posted earnings of RM32.57mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 due to the fair valuation exercise and absence of construction profits.

5 May 2015 | 7:06PM |

Airlines

AirAsia inks agreement benefitting 20 local universities

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd today signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with 20 local public universities to enable their 650,000 staff members and students to travel more affordably and conveniently under the AirAsia 'Waran Perjalanan Udara Awam'(WPUA) programme.

5 May 2015 | 3:24PM |

Corporate News

Bull market 'supercycle' for stocks, bonds ending

NEW YORK: The bull market "supercycle" for stocks and bonds is approaching an end, as the unconventional monetary policies that have bolstered asset prices since the financial crisis are running out, widely followed investor Bill Gross said on Monday.

5 May 2015 | 6:45AM |

Stocks

New Bank Negara guidelines seen weighing on earnings

PETALING JAYA: The recent Bank Negara revised guidelines on restructured and rescheduled (R&R) loans could hit the asset quality of banks and impact its earnings this year amid the compression in net interest margins, slower loan growth and softer capital market activities in the banking sector.

4 May 2015 | 12:00AM |

Banking

The rich get richer

THE richest 1,000 families in Britain now control £547bil (RM3 trillion), an increase of 112% since the financial crisis, with London having more billionaires than any world city.

4 May 2015 | 12:00AM |

Property

Tune Ins eyes expansion in Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Tune Ins Holdings Bhd aims to expand its insurance business in Indonesia by acquiring a controlling stake - 50% plus a share - in PT Asuransi Staco Mandiri (ASM) for RM22.8mil.

5 May 2015 | 9:10PM |

Corporate News

Hartalega Q4 earnings up 11.7% to RM54.93m

KUALA LUMPUR: Hartalega Holdings Bhd’s earnings rose 11.7% to RM54.93mil in the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 from RM49.15mil a year ago, boosted by higher sales and an adjustment of tax rates.

5 May 2015 | 7:57PM |

Corporate News

Malaysia Airports posts Q1 earnings of RM32m

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) posted earnings of RM32.57mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 due to the fair valuation exercise and absence of construction profits.

5 May 2015 | 7:06PM |

Airlines

Indonesia Q1 growth weakest since 2009, leaves central bank in bind

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s economic growth in the first quarter slumped to its weakest annual pace since 2009, leaving its central bank in a bind as rising inflationary pressures and a faltering currency crimp its ability to jump-start South-East Asia’s biggest economy. - Reuters

5 May 2015 | 4:44PM |

Economy

AirAsia inks agreement benefitting 20 local universities

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd today signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with 20 local public universities to enable their 650,000 staff members and students to travel more affordably and conveniently under the AirAsia 'Waran Perjalanan Udara Awam'(WPUA) programme.

5 May 2015 | 3:24PM |

Corporate News

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