• Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 5:26PM

    KL shares end higher

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    The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended higher today, lifted by buying interest in selected heavyweights, dealers said. At 5pm, the benchmark index was up 7.39 points to 1,684.42 after moving between 1,671.58 and 1,684.77 throughout the day. Among heavyweights, Sime Darby …

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 3:47PM

    KL shares remain higher at mid-afternoon

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    The FBM KLCI was marginally higher at mid-afternoon today, lifted by buying activities in selected heavyweights. At 3.05pm, the benchmark index was 3.99 points higher at 1,681.02. Among heavyweights, Sime Darby and SapuraKencana gained 6 sen each to RM8.04 and RM2.19 respectively, Petronas …

  • Markets, World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 2:33PM

    Stan Chart to issue RM661 mil panda bond on Dec 7

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    Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong Ltd will issue up to one billion yuan (RM661.33 million) of renminbi denonminated bonds in China’s interbank market on December 7, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday. The so-called “panda bond” (as yuan …

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 1:06PM

    KL shares higher at mid-day

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    The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended the morning session marginally higher today, lifted by buying interest in selected heavyweights. At 12.30pm, the index gained 3.47 points to 1,680.5 after moving between 1,671.58 and 1,684.77 in the session. Of the heavyweights, …

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 11:49AM

    KL shares higher at mid-morning

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    The FBM KLCI was higher at mid-morning today, lifted by buying interests in selected blue-chips. At 11.05 am, the benchmark index was 4.43 points higher at 1,681.46 after opening 4.4 points lower at 1,672.63. In a research note today, Hong Leong Investment …

  • Featured and Exclusive, Finance, Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 10:35AM

    Ringgit at one-month high as oil recovery helps finances

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    Malaysia’s ringgit rose to the highest in more than a month as Brent crude extended its recovery, brightening prospects for the oil-exporting nation. The currency climbed 1.1% to 4.2015 a dollar as of 8:45 am in Kuala Lumpur, taking its …

  • Finance, Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 10:09AM

    Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

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    The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today, driven by buying interest, dealers said.

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 10:04AM

    KL shares open marginally higher

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    The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) opened marginally higher today and in tandem with the overnight gains on Wall Street.

  • Finance, Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 7:47AM

    US dollar falls on Russia-Turkey concerns

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    A surprise drop in US consumer confidence and concerns about rising global tension between Russia and Turkey pushed the dollar down on Tuesday as investors sought out safe-haven currencies.

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2015 7:17AM

    Wall St ends higher, driven by energy amid global tension

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    US shares closed higher on Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.