Daniel Khoo

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13 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Boustead Plantations to hive off ‘non-performing’ assets

PETALING JAYA: Boustead Plantations Bhd is looking to sell more of its land as it seeks to hive off “non performing assets.”

Lodin: Our focus at the present moment is to develop our land in the Klang Valley and Johor.
12 Apr 2018 | 2:01 PM

Boustead Plantations to dispose of non performing assets

Petaling Jaya: Boustead Plantations Bhd is looking to sell more land as it seeks to hive off “non performing assets.”

11 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Steel stocks regain strength

PETALING JAYA: Steel stocks on Bursa Malaysia posted strong gains on a continued technical rebound after the demand outlook remained sound in spite of the ongoing United States-China trade spat

Strong gains: Steel stocks such as Ann Joo Resources Bhd see strong percentage gains and also dominated the volumes list.
10 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Fiscal discipline cannot be compromised in run up to GE’

KUALA LUMPUR: The government should not compromise on fiscal discipline when making election pledges for additional spending, said an economist.

Lee: The ringgit is slowly heading towards its fundamental value.
9 Apr 2018 | 2:19 PM

Keep a close eye on deficit, says economist of manifestos

Kuala Lumpur: A prominent economist has highlighted that there was a need to continue on fiscal discipline path even post elections.

7 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Buying opportunity in tech sector?

The technology sector continues to be in the limelight on worries that it could be a direct casualty from the ongoing trade war between the United States and China.

Areca Capital CEO Danny Wong told StarBiz earlier in the week that tech stocks have already fallen quite a bit from their highs seen last year.
6 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bursa stages relief rally along with global markets

PETALING JAYA: The local bourse staged a technical rebound yesterday after having been oversold, in line with the performance of Asian markets after US markets recovered from a weak Wednesday opening.

5 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

US-China trade war escalates

Asian markets see red as both countries unveil new tariff lists

Rising trade conflict: An American flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. In targeting high-tech sectors that Beijing is openly trying to promote, the US has provoked furious rhetoric from Beijing and stronger threats of retaliation than many had anticipated. — AP
4 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tech stocks hit again

PETALING JAYA: Technology stocks have taken another beating, dragging down US and Asian markets, with the FBM KLCI also seeing declining trading volume.

3 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

MBSB Bank to focus on compliance, CTI ratio set to rise

KUALA LUMPUR: MBSB Bank Bhd, the renamed entity that will be parked under Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) following the latter’s acquisition of Asian Finance Bank, will strongly focus on adhering to compliance following the merger.

Compliance culture: (from left) MBSB Bank chairman Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani and Ahmad Zaini at the launch of MBSB Bank merged brandname and logo.