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Business 28 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Englotechs to make new range of gloves

Englotechs Holding Bhd will start commercial production of a new range of gloves and disposable liners for the motor vehicle, medical, and sports segments in December.

Business 20 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Volvo eyes local equipment market

MENTION the name Volvo and the image that comes immediately to mind will be of well-built cars with strong emphasis on safety features and not excavators or trucks.

Business 10 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Volvo CE local sales to double with new equipment

VOLVO Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) aims to double local sales to around 100 units this year with the introduction of new construction machinery.

Business 01 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Performance mixed at Asia markets

Major Asian markets were mixed during the first half of the year, with Tokyo's Nikkei 225 emerging as the region's best performing index and last year's darling, Bangkok's SET Index, the worst.

Business 21 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia among top Asia markets for BMW

THE BMW group is on target to achieve 60% higher sales to 150,000 units of its cars in Asia by 2008 from 93,000 last year, with the Malaysian market among the fastest growing in the region.

Business 19 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Japan growth boosts Asia markets

News that the Japanese economy had expanded for a fifth consecutive quarter brought some cheer yesterday to Asian stock markets, almost all of which managed to end the day higher after the sharp fall on Monday.

Business 02 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Heavyweight stocks pull down CI by 15 points

Heavyweight stocks tumbled, dragging the KLSE Composite Index (CI) down 1.6%, as eleventh hour window-dressing - which had reversed the benchmark index's fall on the first three days of this week - failed to materialise yesterday.

Business 31 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Emas Kiara gets 30 sen premium on second board debut

LOCAL geological textiles manufacturer Emas Kiara Industries Bhd made its debut on the MSEB second board yesterday at RM1.15, for a 30 sen premium on, or 35.3% rise over, its offer price of 85 sen, with 252,700 shares changing hands.

Business 25 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

AXA full-year net profit triples

AXA Asia Pacific Holdings, Australia's second largest life insurer, said yesterday its annual net profit almost tripled following big one-off gains from asset sales and improving investment returns.

Business 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asia markets may face rocky ride

Asian stock markets, which climbed to multi-year highs last month, may be in for a rocky ride ahead with the outbreak of bird flu in many parts of the region and the continued weakness of the US dollar likely to erode export earnings.