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Business 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Strong buying interest as worries subside

THE Malaysian Institute of Economic Research trimmed its 2006 growth forecast to 5.2% from 5.5% saying that higher oil prices would curb overseas demand for exports and hence gross domestic product growth.

Business 14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

China’s economy speeds up in second quarter

China's economy picked up even more speed in the second quarter, reaching a dizzying 10.9% growth rate likely to trigger tighter controls to slow things down, state media said yesterday.

Business 02 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

China mutual fund industry booming

China's mutual fund industry is blossoming amid bullish equity markets that have climbed to new heights. But more importantly, the country's city dwellers are more willing than before to invest their hard-earned money.

Nation 05 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Survey on household expenditure

The Statistics Department is conducting a nationwide survey on household expenditure from this month to May 2005 which will involve selected households being interviewed.

Nation 27 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Strong economic growth in first quarter

Malaysia's economy grew 7.6% in the first quarter of 2004 - faster than at any time during the past three years - helped by stronger demand for Malaysian exports like electronics, and higher spending by local consumers.

Business 13 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

China May inflation falls to 7.7%

China's annual inflation fell in May to 7.7%, bucking a global trend, as a year-long surge in food prices ebbed and producers held back from passing on sharply higher energy and raw material costs.

AseanPlus News 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Virus that can heal patients

News in brief.

Business 20 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

News in brief

News briefs on: Sime UEP, Puncak Niaga, Symphony House, Heitech, Hytex, Jerneh, IJM Corp, Paccific Mutual and Magnum 4D.

Business 21 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

BoJ: No plans to alter credit policy

B>TOKYO:/BBank of Japan governor Toshihiko Fukui said yesterday the central bank is not even discussing at this point altering its current credit policy framework.

Business 06 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Aussie dollar to boost country’s 2004 growth

The surging Australian dollar has lifted the growth outlook for the country's economy this year, but the gains could dampen economic prospects for 2005, private forecaster Access Economics said yesterday.