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Non-stop action for the last 100 days

LAST week my daughter bought cinema tickets for the whole family to watch Mission Impossible: Fallout at Signature Gardens. It was fast paced non-stop action with betrayals and deceit as the recurring theme from beginning to end.

The evolution of capital market ecosystems in a challenging world

WHEN I was young, I used to wander around the old Pudu market. My Cochrane schoolmate’s father was on the municipal council managing it. It was a thriving market that served buyers and sellers of all shapes, sizes and economic ability.

Who says populist policies are bad

IF the jury is still out on whether it pays to be truthful, the verdict is clear – there is certainly a premium for being transparent in revealing the true state of the country.

Better market: A man watches trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is among the better performers in emerging markets, including China, when it comes to the currency and stock market. — AP

Monetary policy action an option to sustain growth

THE 4.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) second quarter 2018 GDP growth confirmed market’s expectations of not only a slowing Malaysian economy but a sharper than expected pace of decline in overall growth of the economy.

RAM Ratings expects Malaysia's growth to hold up at 4.9%

KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Ratings expects Malaysia's overall growth in 2018 to remain resilient at 4.9 per cent, moderately lower than the initially forecasted 5.2 per cent, on the back of robust private consumption and slowing import activity.

Stronger Q4 expected for KLK

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank (IB) Research expects Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK) to post stronger Q4 results, boosted by anticipated net inventory drawdown, and decent downstream earnings.