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Malaysia's Taliworks sets sights on US, Aussie matured assets

PETALING JAYA: Taliworks Corp Bhd, fresh after the takeover of the New North Klang Straits Bypass Expressway (NNKSB), is looking at acquiring mature infrastructure assets in developed countries.

File picture shows Shin Yang’s container vessel making a call at Northport. The group’s 18 container vessels transported 70,738 TEUs in FY2014, which was a 22.9 increase from 57,526 TEUs in FY13.

Shin Yang sees boost in earnings, benefits from bunker fuel price drop

KUCHING: Shin Yang Shipping Corp Bhd, which owns and operates a fleet of 297 vessels serving domestic and international routes, will see a boost to its bottom line if the current low bunker fuel price stays.

Besides the usual stocks, bonds and cash, what else can you invest in?

I HAVE often met seminar participants who asked me about investing into alternative investments other than traditional assets classes of stocks, bonds and cash.

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AirAsia faces biggest crisis as jet goes missing

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia was built up from two planes in 2001 to an airline industry titan that operates more than 180 jets in just over a decade but now faces its biggest ever challenge.

29 December 2014 | 6:39AM |

Airlines

Investors look through stock information at a trading hall of a securities firm in Shanghai. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3%, to 3,168.02 points, its highest since January 2010 - AFP Photo.

China shares end at highest since 2010

SHANGHAI: China shares closed at their highest levels since 2010 on Monday, on strength in insurance and property firms, with those connected to the Shanghai Free Trade Zone also leaping on plans for a major expansion of the zone.

29 December 2014 | 4:09PM |

Foreign News

Spot gold eased 0.2% to US$1,192.25 an ounce as of 0046 GMT on Monday, largely retaining Friday's 1.8% gain - Reuters Photo.

Gold retains sharp gains, SPDR holdings at 6-year low

SINGAPORE: Gold was trading near its highest in nearly a week on Monday, retaining sharp short-covering gains from the previous session, but the metal could be susceptible to losses given weak investor sentiment and a strong dollar.

29 December 2014 | 10:51AM |

Commodities

2014, one of aviation industry's deadliest years

LONDON: The loss of Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 would cap one of the deadliest years in civil aviation for almost a decade - yet experts say the industry’s underlying safety record is improving.

29 December 2014 | 10:40AM |

Airlines

Aviation stocks slide on missing AirAsia flight

KUALA LUMPUR: Aviation stocks linked to low-cost carrier AirAsia and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) fell in active trade on Monday after Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went missing the previous day.

29 December 2014 | 10:10AM |

Airlines

KLCI positive but flattish, AirAsia in spotlight

KUALA LUMPUR: The KLCI was flattish today, nudging up just 0.09% at midday on a day overshadowed by the third aviation incident to befall the country, following the disappearance of AirAsia’s Flight QZ8501 on Sunday 5.35am local time, putting a spotlight on AirAsia.

29 December 2014 | 12:51PM |

Stocks

Allianz is lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia plane

HONG KONG: German insurer Allianz is the lead re-insurer, through one of its divisions, to the AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday and is presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast with 162 people on board, the company said on Monday.

29 December 2014 | 1:42PM |

Airlines

AirAsia falls in active trade after plane goes missing

KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost carrier AirAsia fell in active trade on Monday as a search and rescue failed to locate the missing aircraft which went missing on Sunday but the broader market was mixed on some local fund buying.

29 December 2014 | 5:30PM |

Airlines

Investors look through stock information at a trading hall of a securities firm in Shanghai. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3%, to 3,168.02 points, its highest since January 2010 - AFP Photo.

China shares end at highest since 2010

SHANGHAI: China shares closed at their highest levels since 2010 on Monday, on strength in insurance and property firms, with those connected to the Shanghai Free Trade Zone also leaping on plans for a major expansion of the zone.

29 December 2014 | 4:09PM |

Foreign News

Allianz is lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia plane

HONG KONG: German insurer Allianz is the lead re-insurer, through one of its divisions, to the AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday and is presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast with 162 people on board, the company said on Monday.

29 December 2014 | 1:42PM |

Airlines

KLCI positive but flattish, AirAsia in spotlight

KUALA LUMPUR: The KLCI was flattish today, nudging up just 0.09% at midday on a day overshadowed by the third aviation incident to befall the country, following the disappearance of AirAsia’s Flight QZ8501 on Sunday 5.35am local time, putting a spotlight on AirAsia.

29 December 2014 | 12:51PM |

Stocks

NHF to focus on export in 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: New Hoong Fatt Holdings Bhd (NHF), an automotive replacement parts manufacturer, is gearing up for 2015 with a deeper focus on the export market.

29 December 2014 | 12:50PM |

Corporate News

Spot gold eased 0.2% to US$1,192.25 an ounce as of 0046 GMT on Monday, largely retaining Friday's 1.8% gain - Reuters Photo.

Gold retains sharp gains, SPDR holdings at 6-year low

SINGAPORE: Gold was trading near its highest in nearly a week on Monday, retaining sharp short-covering gains from the previous session, but the metal could be susceptible to losses given weak investor sentiment and a strong dollar.

29 December 2014 | 10:51AM |

Commodities

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