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Can resurgent oil prices change Bursa Malaysia?

CAN resurgent oil prices be a potential game changer for Bursa Malaysia which is plagued in the near term by slow earnings growth and poor liquidity?

Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, July 4 (Update)

Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, July 4

Dow hits intra-day record, S&P advances but tech weighs on Nasdaq

NEW YORK: The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials moved higher on Monday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record as energy and bank stocks gained, but continued weakness in the technology sector pulled the Nasdaq lower.

Asian stocks tick up early Friday, euro subdued as ECB maintains easing bias

SINGAPORE: Asian stocks inched higher on Friday and looked set to close a strong week on a positive note, while the euro slipped after the European Central Bank showed no signs of paring its stimulus programme

China’s economy accelerates as retail, investment pick up

BEIJING: China’s economy accelerated for a second-straight quarter as investment picked up, retail sales rebounded and factory output strengthened amid robust credit growth and further strength in property markets.

China's economy accelerates as retail, investment pick up

Beijing: China’s economy accelerated for a second-straight quarter as investment picked up, retail sales rebounded and factory output accelerated amid robust credit growth and further strength in property markets.

Data this week to give better idea of US economy’s boom

WASHINGTON: The world will have a better idea by the end of this week, but probably no definitive answer, on whether the US economy’s boom in “soft” data is being reflected in the “hard” stuff.

Asia stocks down early Tuesday, investors seek safe havens before Trump-Xi meeting

SINGAPORE: Asian share markets were down in skittish early trade on Tuesday as investors held their breath ahead of a potentially tense meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week.

US factory activity cools slightly; trend remains bullish

WASHINGTON: A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity retreated from a 2-1/2-year high in March amid a decline in production and an inventory drawdown, but a surge in factory jobs indicated that the sector's energy-led recovery was gaining momentum.

US and global stocks ease ahead of Trump-Xi meeting, US$ gains

NEW YORK: Global equity markets eased on Monday as investors awaited the first meeting later this week between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, while the dollar gained on a positive backdrop of rising U.S. interest rates.