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Markets 29 Nov 2018 | 10:46 PM

World shares mixed as markets consider Fed, Trump impact

NEW YORK: Wall Street seesawed on Thursday, dragged down late in the day by technology and financial stocks, while the dollar and the U.S. yield curve flattened in the wake of U.S. Federal Reserve news.

World 29 Nov 2018 | 7:56 PM

Global temperatures on track for 3-5 degree rise by 2100 - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Global temperatures are on course for a 3-5 degrees Celsius (5.4-9.0 degrees Fahrenheit) rise this century, far overshooting a global target of limiting the increase to 2C (3.6F) or less, the U.N. World Meteorological Organisation said on Thursday.

World 29 Nov 2018 | 7:30 PM

South Korean court decision on wartime forced labourers draws rebuke from Japan

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's top court ruled on Thursday that Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd <7011.T> must compensate 10 South Koreans for their forced labour during World War Two, a ruling that drew an immediate rebuke from Tokyo.

Other Sport 29 Nov 2018 | 3:03 PM

Olympics - Tokyo organisers lauded for 'diligent' Olympic example

TOKYO (Reuters) - The "diligent" preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are setting a fine example for future bids, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

Nation 29 Nov 2018 | 12:15 PM

Report: M'sia's 'triple burden' of malnutrition - overweight, anaemic and stunted growth

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is "burdened" with citizens who have one of three forms of malnutrition - being overweight, anaemic or having stunted growth.

Economy 29 Nov 2018 | 6:53 AM

Indonesia cancels part of plan to relax rules on foreign business role

JAKARTA: Indonesia has cancelled part of its plan to relax restrictions on foreign ownership of industries in order to keep some sectors only for domestic small and medium-sized enterprises, a government official said on Thursday.

Corporate News 29 Nov 2018 | 5:26 AM

Maybank posts higher 9M net profit of RM5.78b

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd reported higher net profit of RM5.78bil in the nine months ended Sept 30, 2018, up 7.27% compared with RM5.39bil in the previous corresponding period, though there was a slight dip in the third quarter due to global uncertainty and market instabilities

Nation 29 Nov 2018 | 5:26 AM

Johor tables surplus budget of RM3.43mil for 2019, attributes it to effective policies and prudent spending

ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Johor government has tabled a surplus budget of RM3.43mil for 2019 - the state’s surplus budget for the ninth year running.

World 29 Nov 2018 | 5:10 AM

Argentina's advice ahead of G20 summit - get out of Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina will launch a massive security operation in coming days to try to ensure a calm meeting of the leaders of the G20 bloc of nations in Buenos Aires, calling a national bank holiday on Friday and shutting down the city's main business district.

World 29 Nov 2018 | 3:48 AM

Venezuela economy contracted 29.8 percent in third quarter - congress

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's economy shrank by 29.8 percent in the third quarter compared with the year-ago period, the opposition-controlled congress said in a report on Wednesday, as the five-year long recession deepened.