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Ekovest and IWC shares rally

PETALING JAYA: Following news of the revival of Bandar Malaysia project, shares of Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWC), Ekovest Bhd and Ekovest warrants were the top three actively traded stocks yesterday.

Fintech shows the way forward

THE Perdana Leadership Foundation’s CEO Forum 2019 was held on April 4 with the theme: “Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Malaysia.”

Pockets of opportunities

AMID the current property backdrop, a common phrase among optimists is that the lacklustre market offers “pockets of opportunities”.





Alternative assets: Unlike conventional assets, healthcare and institutional real estate are alternative specialised asset classes that are less reliant on the economy.

For private equity, Japan still beats China

Japan lost its position as the world’s second-biggest economy to China awhile ago. But it’s beating out its Asian rival in one area at least: private equity. For restructuring experts such as KKR & Co. LP, whose founders recently declared Japan the company’s “highest priority” outside the US, the smaller country offers much more attractive opportunities. And the reasons are as much political as financial.

Pua: Malaysia’s current account in surplus for 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s current account balance will remain in surplus for 2019 and the economy is not experiencing a current account deficit, says political secretary to the Finance Minister Tony Pua.

The ‘Tiger Woods’ act is not for Malaysia

A month before the one-year anniversary of Pakatan Harapan’s ruling the government, Malaysia has earned the accolades of being a “boring” and under-performing stock market. The ringgit, which is the thermometer to gauge the economy, has weakened after the initial euphoria of appreciating as high as RM4 against the US dollar.