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Business 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

December CPI goes up 1.7% year-on-year

THE consumer price index (CPI) for December rose 1.7% year-on-year and was 0.2% higher than in November, the Statistics Department said.

Business 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Weekly technical analysis

THE Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) had a spectacular week amid heavy trading interest, buoyed by news that the newly established asset management firm, ValueCap Sdn Bhd, has started buying into the local equity market.

Business 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

CPI up 1.7% to 104 in January

MALAYSIA'S consumer price index (CPI) in January this year expanded by 1.7% to 104 from 102.3 in January last year, the statistics department said.

Nation 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't hoard essential goods, traders warned

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has warned traders not to hoard essential goods listed as controlled items in the face of impending war in Iraq as they are not in short supply.

Business 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Week of gains as war goes on

Stocks rallied strongly on Friday, lifting the blue-chip Dow to its best week in more than 20 years as investors found hope for a swift end to the Iraq war in a firestorm of missiles and bombs raining on Baghdad.

Business 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

CPI for January to March 2003 up 1.4%

THE Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January to March 2003 increased by 1.4% to 104.1 compared with 102.7 in the same period last year, the Department of Statistics said yesterday.

Business 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rate cut to spur consumption

BANK Negara yesterday cut the three-month intervention rate by 50 basis points (0.5%) to 4.5% to spur domestic consumption.

Business 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wall Street surge lifts Asian markets

STOCK markets in Asia got a lift yesterday from the strong gains seen overnight on Wall Street after an economic report showed strength was returning to the US economy.

Business 14 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

July CPI up 1% year-on-year

THE consumer price index (CPI) for July rose by 1% to 104.4 from 103.4 year-on-year and by 0.2% from the month before.

Letters 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Criminals in politics, Tripathi the archetype

Amarmani Tripathi, the Uttar Pradesh MLA (member of legislative assembly), arrested for the murder of young, single, poet Madhumita Shukla after DNA tests proved that he was the father of her unborn child, is a perfect example of the current levels of criminality in Indian politics.