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Carlsberg, Dialog in spotlight after strong results

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Carlsberg and Dialog were in the spotlight on Friday after their strong set of results but the FBM KLCI closed flat in line with the weaker key Asian markets after China's weak economic data.

RBS says 50b euros of cross-border payments threatened by Brexit

LONDON: The political turmoil surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union threatens Royal Bank of Scotland’s ability to clear more than 50 billion euros ($56 billion) per day in cross-border payments, the bank said on Friday.

RBS says 50b euros of cross-border payments threatened by Brexit.

The 10 best paid hedge fund managers made US$7.7b in 2018

NEW YORK: Even for this Gilded Age of 0.0001 percenters, Kenneth Griffin drips money. The hedge-fund mogul recently closed on a New York penthouse for an eye-watering $240 million. Before that he picked up a $122 million London mansion.

KLCI stays flat as newsflow turns negative

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI erased earlier gains to end the morning session on a flat note as developments on the external environment turned negative.

Asian stocks slip after grim US retail sales data

TOKYO: Asian stocks slipped on Friday after grim U.S. retail sales figures raised fresh doubts about the strength of the U.S. economy, offsetting optimism on trade talks between the United States and China.

Japan's Nikkei dropped 1.1 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.25 percent in early trade, with South Korea's Kospi shedding 1.0 percent.