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Worry over semiconductor sector

PETALING JAYA: Local technology stocks have taken quite a beating on the stock market lately, raising concerns among investors on the outlook for these companies – and the sector.

Treasury Pulse

DONALD Trump’s whole tariff fiasco heightened the volatility of the US dollar as it fluctuated between the week’s low of 89.618 and high of 90.179.

Stateside news signals the bears

Review: Coming into the trading week, the investment world stood aghast at US President Donald Trump’s latest big policy move to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

Ringgit weighed down by possibility of trade war

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today against a strengthening greenback on the prospect of a full-blown trade war triggered by US President Donald Trump, said a dealer.

China February foreign reserves fall to US$3.13 trillion

BEIJING: China’s foreign exchange reserves fell more than expected in February, and posted their first decline in 13 months, as the yuan weakened against the US dollar amid wild swings in global financial markets.

Dollar near 14-month lows as trade war concerns rise

LONDON: The dollar hovered near a 14-month low against the yen on Wednesday as investors grew cautious about the outlook of the greenback after a top economic advisor to the Trump administration resigned stoking fears of a trade war.