• Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 5:54PM

    KL shares end lower on profit taking

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    Bursa Malaysia retreated from its recent gains to close lower on Tuesday, dragged down by profit taking in tandem with the weaker regional bourses. At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished 3.53 points easier to 1,609.21, after moving between …

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 5:47PM

    Ringgit ends at 4.16 against US dollar

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    The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar today, following the overnight gain in crude oil prices, says a dealer. At 5pm, the ringgit was quoted at 4.1620/1680 against the greenback from 4.1950/1050 last Friday. “The ringgit will remain at the current …

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 4:27PM

    KL shares turn marginally lower at mid-afternoon

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    Shares on Bursa Malaysia contracted from its earlier gains at mid-afternoon, dampened by mild profit taking. At 3pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.74 point easier at 1,612. On the scoreboard, the FBM Emas Index increased 9.9 …

  • Featured and Exclusive, Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 2:28PM

    Ringgit climbs with stocks as oil prices recover

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    Malaysian stocks climbed for a fifth day and the ringgit rallied after weekend protests ended peacefully. An overnight surge in oil prices also aided local markets. The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.6% to 1,622.73 as at 1.53pm in Kuala …

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 1:39PM

    KL shares remain higher at mid-day

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    Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained on the uptrend at midday, lifted up by persistent buying momentum in selected blue chips and small-cap stocks. At 12.30pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 9.99 points higher at 1,622.73, after moving in a tight …

  • Featured and Exclusive, Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 1:15PM

    China stocks slump as weak PMIs heighten growth fears

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    Chinese stocks gyrated wildly on Tuesday, with main indices tumbling 5% at one point as weak manufacturing data laid bare the daunting challenge faced by Beijing as it races to revive a stumbling economy. At the end of the morning session, …

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 12:05PM

    KL shares extend gains at mid-morning

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    Bursa Malaysia extended its earlier gains at mid-morning today with buying interest seen in the oil and gas-related stocks.

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 10:14AM

    Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

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    The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on improved demand for the local currency, said a dealer.

  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 10:09AM

    KL shares open higher after long weekend break

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    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened higher this morning, boosted by buying support in blue-chips after the long weekend break.

  • Finance, Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 7:34AM

    Dollar drops vs yen and euro as stocks weaken

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    The dollar lost ground against the safe-haven yen and the low-yielding euro on Monday as global stock markets began the week in the red, prompting investors to trim bets against currencies popularly used to fund risky carry trades.