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Tee Lin Say

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21 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong moves into e-grocery

PETALING JAYA: Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia.

Lay Hong’s e-commerce ambition was noticeable when in May, Panpages bought a 30% stake in Lay Hong’s grocery unit G-Mart Borneo Retail Sdn Bhd for RM10.75mil. Lay Hong has 16 retail stores in Sabah.  PanPages had said its rationale for buying G-Mart was to build up its online e-commerce business.
18 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Foreign investor eyes stake in Titijaya

PETALING JAYA: Titijaya Land Bhd is in an advance stage of negotiation with a few parties, the frontrunner being a large foreign property company, that are looking to buy a stake in the developer, according to sources.

When contacted by StarBiz, Titijaya deputy group managing director Lim Poh Yit(filepic) confirmed that the company was in discussions with several parties but he declined to elaborate.
16 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Strong inflows into Malaysian market

FOREIGN funds are coming to Malaysian shores, bumping up valuations but keeping the party at the FBM KLCI going strong.

Robust market: Chan says that FBM KLCI earnings growth has been leading real GDP growth by one quarter.
16 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Is another financial crisis just around the corner?

IT has been 10 years since the start of the Global Financial Crisis. Psychologically, this is another factor which puts some fear into investors. How can a market sustain its uptrend without a correction once every 10 years?

13 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

RM3.9bil deal for IOI

Plantation firm selling 70% in IOI Loders to US-based Bunge

Lucrative deal: IOI Loders Croklaan Oils Sdn Bhd plant in Pasir Gudang. The proposed deal will see IOI Corp posting a gain of RM2.5bil.
11 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Straits set to turn around in FY17

Group sees huge opportunities in its new ship-to-ship bunkering business

Ho: I am here to steer the company. We are in a sweet spot as the sector is bustling and we are one of the very few licenced bunkering players around.
2 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

A palette of good news

Positive newsflow lifts Palette Multimedia to 5-year high

Positive outlook: Eg says recent contract wins will help Palette expand its networking business and further develop its mobile health business in the Russian market.
2 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Market not affected by ringgit strength

SHOULD we invest in the local stock market based on the ringgit’s strength?

Normal occurrence: Fisher MarketMinder says it is common amid bull markets to see currencies move from weak to strong to flattish and back.
26 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Can X mark the spot again?

So is it time to look at AirAsia X (AAX) again?

23 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

RHB-AmBank merger fails to take off

PETALING JAYA: RHB Bank Bhd and AmBank Group have scrapped their proposed merger, marking the increasing difficulty in the consolidation of the Malaysian banking sector.

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