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CPO futures to trade between RM1,920 and RM2,020

KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is expected to trade range-bound at between RM1,920 and RM2,020 a tonne next week, amid uncertainty in the global economy.

Markets don’t die from old age alone

WITH the global economy enjoying uninterrupted growth for the last 10 years, there is an increasing view that a recession is around the corner. The view is getting louder by the day.





McDonald: You have to be very careful when you get out of the market because you have to make sure when you need to get back in.

FBM KLCI jumps on global stimulus

REVIEW: The US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain its policy rate, which was revealed Thursday morning, did not disappoint.

Balkanising the World Wide Web

IT is a cliché to say that we live in a digital age, with many countries upgrading to become Knowledge Economies. There is supposedly a digital divide, between those who have access to digital knowledge and skills, and those who don’t.

Short Position

Uphill task in Tasek’s privatisationAS perplexing as it may sound, companies with a small free float of shares are difficult takeover targets. The cost incurred by the major shareholder to take the company private is little.

Discover your financial blind spots

IN MY 19 years of financial coaching and advising high net-worth clients, here’s one surprising fact that stood out to me: the greatest challenge is not always the lack of knowledge, but more the lack of objectivity in managing wealth.

 For example, some people swear by the yield and capital gains of real estate and invest up to 80% of their disposable income. Others may want something more exciting and invest 90% of their cash in equities. Both will fail – by putting all their eggs in one basket, they risk losing a big chunk of their wealth should one of these markets get hit.

Prime Minister sees GDP growing more than 5%

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can achieve GDP growth of above 5% this year despite the current projection of between 4.8 to 4.9%, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Malaysia can achieve GDP growth of above 5% this year despite the current projection of between 4.8 to 4.9%, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.