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Business 13 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

China’s stability shaken

BEIJING: China’s recent economic stabilisation faltered in July as factory output, retail sales and investment all slowed, while the broadest measure of new credit rose the least in two years.

Economy 09 Aug 2016 | 11:51 PM

US worker productivity falls for third straight quarter

WASHINGTON: U.S. worker productivity fell for the third straight quarter in the spring this year, suggesting that corporate profits may continue to decline and wage growth may remain sluggish.

Business 03 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia jumps 8 spots to be 28th most confident nation globally

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia jumped eight spots to be the 28th most confident country globally in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 from 36th in the first quarter, according to Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions.

Economy 02 Aug 2016 | 10:34 AM

Malaysia ranks 28th globally in consumer confidence

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian consumer confidence gained momentum in the second quarter (Q2), climbing eight spots to make the country the 28th most confident globally, according to a Nielsen poll spanning 63 countries.

Business 19 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

China has room to increase fiscal deficit, says official

BEIJING: China has room to increase its fiscal deficit ratio to between 4% and 5% to more effectively boost the economy, official media quoted a central bank official as saying.

Economy 15 Jul 2016 | 5:34 AM

China Q2 GDP growth strength surprises but reveals growing risks

BEIJING: China's economy expanded slightly faster than expected in the second quarter but private investment growth shrank to a record low, suggesting future weakness which could pressure the government to roll out more support measures.

Business 28 Jun 2016 | 10:49 PM

World stock markets climb after two-day Brexit rout

NEW YORK: European and U.S. shares rebounded on Tuesday and the battered pound rose as markets digested Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union. Bargain-hunting lifted stocks worldwide for the first time in three days.

Business 28 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Italy mulling over US$44bil banks injection

MILAN: Italy is considering injecting capital into some lenders after the UK’s vote to leave the European Union sparked a selloff among banks already hurt by investor concerns tied to their bad loans, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.

Business 25 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

The bigger picture of competitiveness

My Point - By Manokaran Mottain
IT is through challenging times of hardships and uncertainties that the strong is separated from the weak.

Corporate News 23 Jun 2016 | 8:11 AM

AmBank aims to attract RM1.8b more in fixed deposits

KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank (M) Bhd aims to attract an additional RM1.8bil in fixed deposits through its "Win an all-new 2016 Toyota Vellfire with AmBank!" campaign.