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Business 09 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asian reserves top US$2 trillion

Asian foreign exchange reserves rose more than US$220bil in the first quarter 2004, according to central bank figures, and the rise could have been larger since China has not updated its figures.

Business 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Market rebound seen for H2

As the first half of the year draws to a close, investors are wondering what is in store for stocks on Bursa Malaysia. I>StarBiz/Italked to several people to find out what could be ahead.

Business 29 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Boeing quarterly profit surges 78%

Boeing Co posted on Wednesday a 78% jump in quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts as stronger demand for its military networking and weapons systems helped offset a fall in commercial aircraft revenue.

Business 23 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

US stocks rise as oil prices fall

An afternoon rally spurred by a drop in oil prices pushed stocks higher Monday, bringing investors back into the market despite lingering concerns over the strength of the dollar and the nation's trade deficit.

Business 16 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Johor Port’s land deal approved

IT is going to be plain sailing for Johor Port Bhd's (JPort) plans to purchase a land-owning company for RM403mil, as the majority of its minority shareholders went along with it at its EGM on Monday.

Business 26 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Record-breaking run expected to continue

AUSTRALIAN stocks should be able to continue their record-breaking run this week but much depends on the severity of any damage caused by Hurricane Rita in the southern US and its impact on oil prices, dealers said on Friday.

Business 19 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Inflation worries push US stocks lower

NEW YORK: Wall Street's chronic inflation fears sent stocks skidding Tuesday as a sharp jump in wholesale prices overshadowed strong profit reports from several Dow Jones industrials.

Business 31 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

IOI Properties expected to offer generous dividends

IOI Properties Bhd is still on the buy list of the analyst fraternity due to its generous dividends, healthy cash flows and strong balance sheet.

Business 01 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Buyout firms weigh Knight Ridder deal

NEW YORK: Bankers liken a potential acquisition of newspaper publisher Knight Ridder to buying beachfront property: It's a valuable, hard-to-come-by asset, but it's eroding.

Business 06 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bearish stock market sends investors to properties

DESPITE encountering headwinds, property developers can also find spots to ride out the tough times.