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Time to buy is now

AFTER the end of the fourth quarter 2018 results season three months ago and due to the poor set of results, we entered into earnings recession, which is defined as back-to-back negative earnings growth for the two consecutive quarters measured on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis.

Rally slows ahead of Fed meeting

REVIEW: The 100-day simple moving average (SMA), which hovers near the 1,660 resistance continues to be a difficult hurdle to breach as was evidenced by the FBM KLCI’s descent over the past trading week.

Ministers say Europe ready to fight any banking crisis

BRUSSELS: Finance ministers from Germany and France said Europe is ready to deal with any new banking crisis after an agreement to install a permanent lifeline to the eurozone’s crisis fund.

Nor Shamsiah takes challenges in stride

IT is a pleasant surprise when Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus walks in the room for this exclusive interview with StarBizWeek – her first since taking over the top job at the central bank.

Gold breaks above US$1,350 level as growth woes lift safe-haven demand

BENGALURU: Gold jumped more than 1% on Friday, surpassing the key $1,350 level for the first time since April last year, as a spur of weak economic data from both China and the United States, and political concerns in the Middle East raised safe-haven demand.