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Gold heads for longest weekly losing streak in 16 years

MANILA: Gold slipped to near 5-1/2-year lows on Friday and was on course for a sixth straight weekly fall, its longest retreat since 1999, after upbeat U.S. economic data strengthened expectations for a near-term hike in interest rates.

31 July 2015 | 11:15AM |

Markets

Iskandar property cooling down

ASK any developer or real estate agent about the Iskandar region and they’ll tell you that the property “heat” in Johor has cooled down. But that was from a high base some two years back.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Johor property

Attractive yield: The group is expected to increase its local total installed capacity by 18.7 with the commencement of its 1,000MW coal-fired power plant by March next year.

Malakoff's dividend play

In times when there is volatility, risk averse investors try to look for avenues to get better returns for their investments. In trying to meet their objectives, we are starting a Stock to Watch column. The stock featured is an idea for long-term investors. We start with Malakoff Corp Bhd...

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Malakoff

Zhou Yongkang: Fall of Zhou, one of the top guns facing corroption charges, was a clear indication that the president meant business. – AFP

Tackling corruption China style

CHINA was notorious for its corrupt officials. But since 2012, when President Xi Jinping embarked on an anti-graft campaign to eradicate the country of corrupt leaders, the results have been gratifying.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

china xi

Maybank and CIMB drive KLCI’s rebound

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank and CIMB underpinned the FBM KLCI’s technical rebound on Friday, the final day of July, and sent the index up nearly 1.4% in line with the firm regional markets.

31 July 2015 | 7:07PM |

Forex

Oversold recovery

REVIEW: Overnight Wall Street suffered big losses for the fourth consecutive session the previous Friday, as investors turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting while a poorer-than-expected economic data out from China and the eurozone stoked concerns about slowing global growth.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Market Trend

Alliance Financial Group Bhd CEO Joel Kornreich

AFG upbeat about improving financial performance

THE challenging operating environment in the banking sector will not dampen Alliance Financial Group Bhd’s (AFG) pursuit to put the banking group on a stronger financial footing.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

AFG

Bleak oil price

ROYAL Dutch Shell, which reported a 37% drop in its second-quarter profits, has said that it is cutting 6,500 jobs as it prepares for a “prolonged downturn” in crude prices.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Short Position

Iskandar property cooling down

ASK any developer or real estate agent about the Iskandar region and they’ll tell you that the property “heat” in Johor has cooled down. But that was from a high base some two years back.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Johor property

Oversold recovery

REVIEW: Overnight Wall Street suffered big losses for the fourth consecutive session the previous Friday, as investors turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting while a poorer-than-expected economic data out from China and the eurozone stoked concerns about slowing global growth.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Market Trend

Eye on stocks; Ancom Bhd

ANCOM Bhd shares pulled back from a near five-year highs of 72.5 sen on July 22, last year to a low of 38.5 sen on Dec 16 on correction owing to an apparent profit taking.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

Eye on stock

KAF-Seagroatt & Campbell incurs net loss in Q4

KUALA LUMPUR: KAF-Seagroatt & Campbell Bhd, which is being taken over by KAF Investment Bank Bhd (KAFIB), posted net losses of RM797,000 in the fourth quarter (Q4) ended May 31, 2015.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

KAF

Broad money growth moderates

KUALA LUMPUR: Broad money growth increased to 6% in June, driven mainly by the extension of credit to the private sector by the banking system, said Bank Negara.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

broad money

Zhou Yongkang: Fall of Zhou, one of the top guns facing corroption charges, was a clear indication that the president meant business. – AFP

Tackling corruption China style

CHINA was notorious for its corrupt officials. But since 2012, when President Xi Jinping embarked on an anti-graft campaign to eradicate the country of corrupt leaders, the results have been gratifying.

1 August 2015 | 12:00AM |

china xi

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