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Yvonne Tan

starbiz@thestar.com.my

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12 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Stocks on the radar

IT IS safe to say that markets will tread in uncharted waters with Malaysia having a change in government for the first time in history,

Possible M&A: Shareholding changes suggest that Alliance Bank could be poised for an M&A down the road.
10 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Political changes to spook market

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian assets in the capital markets will come under pressure following the shocking results of the 14th General Election.

9 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Market up ahead of polls

PETALING JAYA: Equities were higher ahead of the 14th general election (GE14) taking place today, a contrast to what had happened in the previous GE where the market ended lower just before polling day.

Pre-election surge: The FBM KLCI was 1,846.51 points at the close yesterday, up 1 from Monday’s close prior to polling day. — AP
21 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

IPO market to pick up pace

News of Etiqa going public lifts interest in upcoming flotations in second half

Generating excitement: According to CIMB Research, Etiqa’s potential listing is expected to garner a market capitalisation of between RM5.3bil and RM10.7bil upon listing, based on a priceto-book value of between of 1.4 and 2.8 times.
20 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bursa Malaysia at record high

PETALING JAYA: Assuaged trade war fears and higher crude oil prices helped prop up Asian markets, with Bursa Malaysia hitting an all-time high.

14 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Staying the course

TWO years into the job as the CEO of group wholesale banking at CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Mak Lye Mun says the division has achieved most of what it set out to do and growth plans are intact.

Mak: Our group wholesale banking practice however looks at clients holistically, based on their longer-term potential – not just in fair weather. Time will tell if our strategy has been correct.
3 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Market to remain volatile

Maybank Investment Bank not expecting any major shock from polls

28 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Maybank Kim Eng banks on China and new technology

SINGAPORE: Maybank Kim Eng, the investment banking (IB) arm of the Malayan Banking group, has not made any downward revisions to its targets despite the threat of a trade war between China and the United States, saying instead that its deal pipeline remains “robust”.

Invest Asean: (from left) Chong, Maybank Singapore CEO John Lee and Maybank Kim Eng Singapore CEO Harmeet Bedi at the Invest Asean Singapore conference
17 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

E-wallet race heats up

Banks need to explore opportunities for collaboration with tech giants so as not to lose out in marketplace

Early adopter: A man scans a QR code with his smartphone to purchase a drink from a vending machine in Guangzhou. China has been one of the earliest adopters of such a trend using mobile phones fitted with scannable quick-response codes which facilitate such transactions. — Bloomberg
3 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Banks take cautious stance

They see challenging times ahead after ending financial year 2017 on strong note