Daniel Khoo

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24 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

UMW to ride on stronger ringgit

AFTER a few tough years, diversified government-linked conglomerate UMW Holdings Bhd appears to have emerged from the pits of a battle to regain profitability.

Badrul Feisal: It has been definitely a good start to the year and the strengthening of the ringgit has brought smiles to me because it does help us in terms of managing our costs better.
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15 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

World Cup booze for Carlsberg

KUALA LUMPUR: Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd, which posted a 7.9% increase in net profit for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2017 (FY17), expects premium brands to sustain growth this year.

Beer boost: (from left) Carlsberg Singapore GM Oliver Dubost, Lehmann and Carlsberg CFO Lim Chee Keat at the event. Lehmann expects sales to increase during the World Cup.
14 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Damansara Realty back in the black

KUALA LUMPUR: Damansara Realty Bhd which posted a turnaround in its bottom line in the financial year 2017 (FY17) ended Dec 31 is targeting further growth in its revenue and net profit of 10%-15% conservatively in FY18.

All smiles: (from left) Brian, Zain and chief operating officer Yahaya Hassan at the company’s press briefing in Kuala Lumpur.
13 Feb 2018 | 3:15 PM

Damansara Realty to sustain turnaround

KUALA LUMPUR: Damansara Realty Bhd which posted a turnaround in its bottom line in the financial year 2017 said it aims to sustain that performance this year as well.

8 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mixed views on market selldown

PETALING JAYA: Some research houses have labelled the global equity sell-off as only temporary because there are no apparent risks to global economic growth.

Volatile market: A punter watching trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur. The FBM KLCI closed 24.23 points up yesterday after falling 40.62 points Tuesday. — AP
3 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Steel recovery seen sustainable

Local mills spurred by growing demand as major projects roll out

2 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Market turns cautious

PETALING JAYA: Investors are cautious and this may be what is keeping the equity markets in check after the recent highs achieved since the beginning of the year.

1 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rising ringgit drives up auto stocks

PETALING JAYA: Automotive stocks could get a continued upward bump if the ringgit’s recovery against the US dollar is sustained.

Ringgit impact: Customers viewing cars at a Toyota showroom in Petaling Jaya. Auto stocks that see their performance closely linked to the ringgit’s movement include Tan Chong Motor, Bermaz Auto and UMW, which imports and distributes Toyota cars in Malaysia.
31 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Change of fortune for Lotte

PETALING JAYA: The fortunes of Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd may finally be changing for the better after a series of unfortunate events last year.

30 Jan 2018 | 11:50 AM

SMTrack eyes turnaround

KUALA LUMPUR: SMTrack Bhd is eyeing a turnaround in its financial performance after it inked a collaboration agreement with VFTech Sdn Bhd.

In agreement: (from left) Azmi, Shahid and Sia at the signing ceremony between SMTrack and VFTech.