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Business 03 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Oil near US$93 in asia Wednesday as weak US economy drags markets down (update)

SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell to near US$93 a barrel Wednesday in Asia as investor pessimism about U.S. economic growth dragged down global markets.

Business 23 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Asia turns hot money magnet

HOT money will continue to find the emerging markets of Asia increasingly attractive, as the macroeconomic outlook continues to favour them over developed markets.

Business 05 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Koizumi government’s concern overdone

AS Japan edges closer to rejoin the world of inflation, the Koizumi government has already started to bash the Bank of Japan with all kinds of warnings that the central bank may lose its independence, should it decide to abandon its zero interest rate policy too early.

Business 08 Jan 2020 | 7:00 AM

Indonesia suffers near US$15bil revenue shortfall

JAKARTA: Indonesia had a nearly US$15bil revenue shortfall last year as slowing economic growth hit government finances and widened the budget deficit, officials said, with analysts warning of more difficulties this year.

Business 03 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Oil price volatility continues

SEOUL: Oil’s beginning 2019 with the same price volatility that marked the end of last year as uncertainty over crude output and the health of the global economy keep investors wary.

Analyst Reports 18 Nov 2016 | 4:03 AM

Gas Malaysia’s outlook remains subdued

PETALING JAYA: Although volume growth is expected to remain subdued in view of the relatively weaker economic outlook, Gas Malaysia Bhd’s earnings forecasts for financial years of 2016 until 2018 (FY16-18) have been raised by 4-5%, primarily due to more streamlined operations.

Business 15 Nov 2016 | 2:22 AM

Mustapa explains the current status of TPPA

KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed explains the status of the TPPA in a statement on Tuesday

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 04 Jun 2015 | 2:44 PM

Malaysia, GCC to resume FTA talks, says Mustapa

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will resume talks on a free trade agreement this year, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.