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How a Persian Gulf conflict could impact commodities markets

SINGAPORE: Surging oil and gas prices, skyrocketing insurance costs and attacks on energy and banking infrastructure are likely to be some of the initial impacts if the current Iranian tension erupts into outright war.

Surging oil and gas prices, skyrocketing insurance costs and attacks on energy and banking infrastructure are likely to be some of the initial impacts if the current Iranian tension erupts into outright war.

Wall St falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut

NEW YORK: Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month.

Timing is key for IPOs

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism venture is set to go public by year-end and dozens more, including unicorns and tech stocks, are planning to raise funds in the capital markets this year.

The tech funding experience on ASX

While the Singapore and Hong Kong stock markets are on the radar of a few Malaysian companies looking to list abroad, it is the Down Under that has the attention of those in the tech sector.





Nasdaq of Asia-Pacific: There are 280 international companies listed on the ASX, of which 11 are from Malaysia, and they are mostly technology-based firms. — AP

FBM KLCI holds tight to technical support

REVIEW: With the US corporate earnings season picking up pace, the domestic equity market has had a hard time holding on to the bullish sentiment.

Bursa Malaysia to benefit from another fed rate cut

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia will be among the emerging market beneficiaries if the US Federal Reserve (Fed) lowers interest rates by at least once more by end-2019, according to Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd.