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Yvonne Tan

yvonne@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Yvonne Tan

20 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Boardroom tussles stir excitement

Although not uncommon in the listed-company scene, boardroom tussles seem to be creating a bigger presence of late.

8 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Investment banking to pick up steam

KUALA LUMPUR: After a generally tepid year in 2018, there’s been improvement in the investment banking (IB) scene so far, but caution continues to prevail among investors.

30 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Spotlight on virtual banking

BANK Negara’s announcement this week which stated that it is looking to issue up to three virtual banking licences has excited the local financial sector which otherwise has begun to look a little lethargic.

23 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

The rich became poorer by RM22bil

FOR the first time in five years, the 40 wealthiest Malaysians saw their wealth decline. The total wealth of the top-40 Malaysians based on their shareholdings in listed companies dropped by RM22.4bil to RM268.1bil as of end-2018.

2 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Can Sasbadi make a comeback?

Investors who bought into syallabus-based content provider Sasbadi Holdings Bhd in 2014 when it was listed, and are still holding on to its shares today would be a disappointed lot, to say the least.

25 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia in need of growth story

Country can tap on trade war, tourism for catalysts

Chua: To be fair, there is a lot of house cleaning to do (as a fairly new government) and I think everyone is concerned, but I think the situation is somewhat okay now.
26 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Green shoots of construction revival

A slew of contracts is given out, but is it enough to spur the sector?

Getting back on track: The construction sector is still in a state of flummox, there will be a lot of re-tendering. It will take time to come back on track.
19 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

What ails the IPO market

INITIAL public offerings (IPOs) on the local bourse are increasingly losing their shine.

7 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Asia Poly to go into food and beverage

PETALING JAYA: ACE Market firm Asia Poly Holdings Bhd plans to venture into the food and beverage (F&B) industry.

New business: A worker mans a production line at Asia Poly’s plant in Klang. The company, which for a long time had solely been in the manufacture and sales of acrylic products had a few years ago, under a new management, decided to diversify its earnings base.
15 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Winners and losers

CONSUMER stocks look set to finish top of the gainers’ list while oil and gas counters could wrap up the year being the biggest losers on Bursa Malaysia.