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Business 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL market snaps losing streak on technical rebound

THE local stock market snapped a five-day losing streak yesterday, with the KLSE Composite Index (CI) closing 9.88 points higher at 629.10 on bargain hunting and signs of reduced tension between the United States and Iraq.

Business 15 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

UM Land unloved but has potential

IF you were to view The United Malayan Land Bhd's (UM Land) web page, you would be greeted with the saying: I>Like the tree, UM Land grows on deep, strong roots so it may bear rich fruit./I>

Business 15 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Versus the CI

Liew Lai Jing writes on Magnum, YTL Power, Malayan Cement. SCB Development and FN.

Business 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Versus the CI

Jagdev Singh Sidhe writes on Hock Sin Leong, Sime Darby, Tong Herr, CIMA and Boustead.

Business 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Morgan Stanley: Too early to think of post-war recovery

IT is not time to focus on a post-war recovery even though the war in Iraq has already started, as the possibility of the US slipping into recession remains high, according to Stephen Roach, the chief economist of Morgan Stanley.

Business 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Danaharta plans a graceful exit

WHEN you are close to outliving your usefulness, the smartest thing to do is to plan a graceful, painless exit. Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Bhd knows this well. Last week, key executives of the national asset management company (AMC) met with several heads of research to toss around ideas about how it should settle its affairs before shutting up shop.

Business 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Just why is UDA so ignored?

AT a glance, it's hard to imagine why UDA Holdings Bhd is one of the most under-rated listed property companies in the country.

Business 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

HK consumers in gloomy mood

Consumer confidence here has sagged in the past few months with more people expecting the local economy to deteriorate, according to a survey by the Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKRMA).

Lifestyle 27 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

To Mars or bust

In May and June, NASA will send two #8216;robot geologists#8217; to Mars to determine whether life-sustaining water once existed on the planet. The major problem is finding the right landing spot for the roving space vehicles so that they will not be destroyed by strong winds or sharp rocks.

Business 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wal-Mart solidifies position on the top of Fortune 500 list

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc has solidified its position atop the I>Fortune 500/Ilist as America#8217;s demand for affordable household goods boosted its revenue in 2002.