Recent and archived articles by Yvonne Tan
KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s largest lender Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), which saw for the first time ever its net profit breach the RM7bil level, remains “cautiously optimistic” moving forward owing mostly to the external environment.
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang-born Datuk Seri Cheah Cheng Hye (pic) who left Malaysia decades ago counts the middle-income trap, brain drain and high public service spending as current risks to the country.
PETALING JAYA: A reality check is taking place across global markets after a steep fall on Wall Street that saw it lose 4.6% on Monday.
THE issue of dual-class shares has come closer to home. Just about a week ago, Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) said it was jumping on the bandwagon, preparing to allow for the listing of such shares on its stock exchange.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should create a new board on its stock exchange specially for new-economy companies in order to “catch up” with countries like Hong Kong and Singapore, says a prominent fund manager.
PETALING JAYA: Capital market activities of “higher volumes” and “larger values” are expected this year on anticipation that the strong economic growth registered in the second half of 2017 will continue into this year, a banker said.
Sources say 'very serious' negotiations are taking place over a potential takeover exercise
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang-based D’nonce Technology Bhd, which returned to the black in its latest financial year, is said to be a target of a takeover exercise.
Property developer Meda Inc Bhd may see some changes to its current shareholding structure, including the possible emergence of a new substantial shareholder, sources say.
PETALING JAYA: Property developer Meda Inc. Bhd may see the emergence of a new substantial shareholder in the company, say sources.