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Business 17 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Is the bull energised for 2008?

What is in store for the stock market next year with the threat of aworsening US credit crunch.

Business 15 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Exciting year ahead for corporate Malaysia

The CEO Outlook 2008 series kicks off with three prominent leaders - Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng and Datuk Seri Bashir Ahmad. Teh, the banker with an astute sense of timing, expects another good year for Public Bank Bhd with its high organic growth strategy. The supremo of IOI Corp Bhd, Lee says the biggest challenge in the plantation sector is finding suitable land for cultivation. Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd is going through an exciting phase under Bashir's stewardship. Bashir believes planning for the future is vital for an airport.

Business 10 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

US dollar woes far from over

CONSIDER this - 2000 years ago, Rome was running a trade shortfall equivalent to 3% of its total economy, one of the many factors that led to the empire's eventual downfall.

World 08 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

EXCLUSIVE - Gulf revaluation talks due in days - Bahrain

MANAMA (Reuters) - Gulf Arab policymakers will meet within days to discuss currency revaluations after the oil producing region's rulers agreed to keep exchange rates pegged to the weakened dollar, Bahrain's foreign minister said on Saturday.

Business 03 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Challenging times for Asia

ASIA has experienced deeper economic integration and greater macroeconomic interdependence in the process of economic recovery.

Business 29 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

ECB head: Need to improve ratings agencies

The role of ratings agencies and the creation and distribution of complex financial products need to be improved in the light of market turmoil, the head of the European Central Bank was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

Business 20 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Arabs under pressure to drop US$ peg

When central bankers in the Middle East say they have no plans to end their fixed exchange rates to the US dollar, the currency market hears the opposite.

Business 12 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fed actions yet to stabilise sentiment

PANIC follows mania as night follows day. The credit crunch from the subprime crisis which broke early August has spread at a manic pace, impacting supposedly safer markets and asset classes.

Business 09 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

eBworx on course for better year

Financial solutions specialist eBworx Bhd, which is on course to meeting its target for the financial year ending Dec 31, expects revenue visibility to be high next year.

Business 09 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Getting rid of BoE’s King could hurt British govt

Love him or loathe him, the British government may have to put up with Bank of England Governor Mervyn King for quite a while longer.