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Business 27 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Another financial bubble?

AN abundance of liquidity is threatening to burst the huge liquidity bubble that is forming globally, confirming the worst fears of many in the investment fraternity.

Business 28 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

US stocks fall following drop in July home sales

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street pulled back Monday, losing momentum from last week's gains after news that sales of existing homes slipped in July for a fifth straight month stirred concerns about the strength of the U.S. economy.

Business 30 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

The KL and some other markets rise, but traders cautious (updated)

The benchmark Kuala Lumpur Composite Index jumped 10.23 points to close at 1,273.93 on Thursday, the last day for trading this noshade size=1 width=50%>

Business 31 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Volatility seen ahead of Budget 2008

Volatility will return to the local bourse next week ahead of the announcement of Budget 2008 as the KL Composite Index (KLCI) is seen taking the cue again from the performance of the US stock market.

Business 02 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Borrowers, economists keep eyes on US interest rates

JACKSON, Wyoming (AP): Is the long wait coming to an end for borrowers who would like to see interest rates go down?The Federal Reserve has not sliced a key interest rate _ now at 5.25 percent _ in four years.

Business 06 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

US stocks decline

Stocks finished sharply lower Wednesday as a jittery Wall Street sold off on a report showing a large drop in pending home sales and read anecdotal data from the Federal Reserve's regional banks as offering little more assurance that an interest rate cut is likely.

Business 06 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

KLCI trading volume stabilises

Trading volume has stabilised at around one billion units per day, indicating that liquidity may be slowly returning to the market.

Business 10 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Budget promoting conducive investment climate

BUDGET 2008 highlights the Government's continued focus on improving Malaysia's competitiveness as an investment destination.

Business 14 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Crude oil hits US$80.18 on supply concerns

Crude oil price hit a record high of US$80.18 a barrel in overnight trade yesterday following an announcement on Wednesday of a drop in the US fuel stockpile and concerns that a storm in the Gulf of Mexico would disrupt supply.

Business 14 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

US stocks rise after Countrywide gets financing

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks rose sharply Thursday, led by strong gains among the blue chips and mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., which said it had lined up added financing.