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Daniel Khoo

danielkhoo@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Daniel Khoo

3 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Govt to eventually impose more foreign worker levies

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will eventually impose even more levies to reduce foreign worker count in selected industries, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

2 Apr 2018 | 4:19 PM

Johari: Govt mulls more levies to reduce foreign workers

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering an imposition of more levies eventually to reduce foreign worker count in selected industries, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.


31 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

High valuations and trade concerns cap FAANG performance in Q1

FAANG stocks, known for their high beta attributes, dominated newsflow in the week after they added visible volatility to US stock markets.

27 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Flows into ringgit assets seen resuming after elections

KUALA LUMPUR: UOB Malaysia’s economist Julia Goh said that flows into ringgit denominated assets would likely resume after the coming general election.. UOB says US-China trade tiff has minimal impact on the local currency

Stronger ringgit: Goh says she expects the ringgit to strengthen to RM3.8 against the US dollar by year-end.
26 Mar 2018 | 1:41 PM

UOB says inflows into ringgit should resume after elections

KUALA LUMPUR: UOB Malaysia’s economist Julia Goh said that flows into the ringgit would likely resume after the impending general elections.

24 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Astro Malaysia slides

Investors seem to be bracing for tougher times ahead for Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd as the media broadcasting scene continues to evolve.

20 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Price caps may put pricing pressure on local airlines

PETALING JAYA: Locally-based airlines may feel pricing pressures should new regulations to impose price caps on air tickets be approved by the government.

16 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Petronas mulls listing lubricants business

TURIN: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is contemplating to eventually float its lubricant business, Petronas Lubricants International (PLI) after building up this part of the business further.

Listing plan: Petronas flag blowing in the wind at a Petronas station in Kuala Lumpur. A listing will raise PLI’s profile and brand presence internationally, and give it access to funds for further expansion.
10 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Consumer stocks seen shielded from trade war

CONSUMER stocks would be a good industry to hide in should a global trade war break out.

6 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Steel an uneasy sentiment

PETALING JAYA: Investor sentiment has turned cautious as signs of a trade war loom, following an announcement late last week by the United States to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

Trade dampener: Soh says Trump’s action is uncalled for as high-end steel products for automotive, aeroplane and transportation industries are mostly imported.

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