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Joseph Chin

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Recent and archived articles by Joseph Chin

8 Aug 2018 | 5:36 PM

Growing confidence in Bursa as KLCI closes above 1,800

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed higher on Wednesday, with the FBM KLCI breaking past the key 1,800 level, reflecting investors growing confidence after the May 9 General Election and the government's fiscal discipline.

8 Aug 2018 | 3:06 PM

KLCI positive year-to-date, passes key 1,800

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI broke past the crucial 1,800 level in late afternoon trade on Wednesday and year-to-date, it is up 0.2%.

8 Aug 2018 | 11:53 AM

Pahang-based Far East surges to record high

KUALA LUMPUR: Far East Holdings Bhd surged to RM14.50 on Wednesday, extending its gains over the past several days, on rising interest in the Pahang plantation company.

8 Aug 2018 | 9:29 AM

KLCI nears key 1,800 level, tracks firm key Asian markets

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips extended their gains early Wednesday as investor sentiment was shored up by the return of foreign funds to Bursa and also the firm key Asian markets.

7 Aug 2018 | 6:01 PM

KLCI closes at 10-week high on telco recovery, foreign funds

KUALA LUMPUR: Sustained foreign fund support for key stocks including telcos and IHH saw the FBM KLCI closing at a 10-week high on Tuesday while trading volume improved.

7 Aug 2018 | 1:30 PM

Weaker LNG weighs on MISC Q2 net profit but upbeat for H2

KUALA LUMPUR: MISC Bhd's net profit fell by 42.2% in the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 as it was impacted by the weaker liquified natural gas (LNG) performance but it expects the further improvements in the second half of 2018.

For the first half, its net profit fell by 48.7% to RM631.8mil from RM1.232bil in the previous corresponding period. Its revenue fell by 21.2% to RM4.16bil from RM5.28bil.
7 Aug 2018 | 9:24 AM

Firm start for Bursa Malaysia, outperforms Asian markets

KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips started Tuesday on a firm note, outperforming the steady key Asian markets, but analysts expect some pullback following the recent overbought conditions.

4 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

TM shares fall, RM714m erased from market cap

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) saw RM714mil wiped out from its market capitalisation on Friday as investors worried about the impact of greater competition in the provision of broadband via fibre.

3 Aug 2018 | 7:32 PM

KPS more keen on Air Selangor's RM2.55b offer, Gamuda to review

KUALA LUMPUR: Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd's (Air Selangor) RM2.55bil offer for Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor Holdings Bhd (SPLASH) seemed to have received mixed reception from the two major shareholders.

3 Aug 2018 | 6:46 PM

Telekom sees RM714m erased from market cap

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) saw RM714mil wiped out from its market capitalisation on Friday as investors worried about the impact of greater competition in the provision of broadband via fibre.

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