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Corporate News 22 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Coal rally a headache for Malaysia power firms

Price of the commodity has increased while ringgit has weakened

Business 14 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Australian jobs market tightens as wage signal flashes brighter

SYDNEY: Australian employment trounced expectations in August as a signal of potentially faster wage growth reached the strongest in five years.

Business 06 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Australians’ spending at six-year high

SYDNEY: Australian consumers fuelled an economic expansion in the second quarter that beat forecasts to be the fastest in almost six years.

Property 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Not-so-good news deep in China developers’ fabulous earnings

SHANGHAI: The financial results of Chinese developers this earnings season have been roundly impressive, but there is one metric that should give investors pause: Firms’ ability to service their debt is the weakest in three years.

Markets 25 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

China’s day traders resort to black humour as stocks languish

HONG KONG: To understand Chinese investors’ exasperation with the stock market, take a look at the punchlines circulating online.

Corporate News 23 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

High coal prices putting pressure on Malaysia power sector

PETALING JAYA: Global coal prices, which have been on a steady rise, hit a six-year high early this month, increasingly putting pressure on the power generation industry in the country.

Commodities 17 Apr 2018 | 7:45 AM

Aluminum sanctions convulse market as rally to US$3,000 forecast

SHANGHAI: Aluminum surged to a six-year high as the impact of U.S. sanctions against United Co. Rusal continued to reverberate through the global market more than a week after they were announced, with buyers rushing to secure supplies amid forecasts that the price may hit $3,000 a metric ton.

Forex 24 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Global Foreign Exchange Market

THE dollar continued its losing streak this week, sliding against a basket of major currencies by 0.52% to a three-year low of 90.498 due to the euro’s rally, mixed bag of data and concerns of a possible US government shutdown.

Stocks Analysis 20 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

Global Forex Market

THE US dollar continued its losing streak this week, sliding against a basket of major currencies by 0.52% to a 3-year low of 90.498 due to the euro’s rally, mixed bag of data and concerns of a possible US government shutdown.

World 08 Jan 2018 | 7:27 PM

Exclusive - Trump to call on Pentagon, diplomats to play bigger arms sales role: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is nearing completion of a new "Buy American" plan that calls for U.S. military attaches and diplomats to help drum up billions of dollars more in business overseas for the U.S. weapons industry, going beyond the limited assistance they currently provide, officials said.