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Business 14 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

News in brief

News in brief on Sitt Tatt Bhd, Asia Pacific Land Bhd and Amanah Futures Options Sdn Bhd.

Business 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stocks drop on economic woes

Stocks slipped on Friday for the third time in four sessions as worries about the US economy and corporate earnings took the shine off surprisingly strong readings on retail sales and consumer sentiment.

Business 12 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Buy up foreign ICT firms, says Motorola adviser

THE government and private sector companies have been urged to leapfrog developments in the high-technology sector by buying foreign information and communications technology (ICT) firms while their stock valuations are still cheap.

Business 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

BA, Air France to retire supersonic Concorde

British Airways (BA) and Air France have called an end to the world#8217;s first and only supersonic passenger jet, saying they would mothball the fuel-guzzling Concorde 27 years after it entered service.

Business 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Profiting from a downturn

Many companies were already facing bad prospects before the events of Sept 11 exacerbated the downturn. In most industries, market conditions have deteriorated and uncertainty about future prospects has risen.

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

The Week Ahead

Some business events in the week ahead

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

One obstacle too many for Malakoff

A LOT can happen in three years. Tenaga Nasional Bhd has seen a change of guard three times. The landscape in the power sector has changed drastically during this time and the economic wind driving the industry is not quite as robust as it used to be.

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

L'Oreal Malaysia growing beautifully

WHAT exactly do Lancome, Maybelline, Redken and Biotherm have in common?

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mergers in Japan neglect the hard part: cost cuts

TOKYO: Nobuaki Murayama need not look far to see why Mizuho Financial Group Inc and other products of Japanese mergers have not reduced jobs or raised profit.

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shell out for more

MALAYSIA has the world#146;s 25th largest crude oil reserves and 14th largest gas reserves. Its oil reserves, like all things finite, are expected to diminish and run out in 17 years while gas reserves are expected to last another 34 years.