• OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 7, 2015 2:50PM

    CTRM eyes 20% revenue growth for 2015

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    CTRM Aero Composites Sdn Bhd, a member ofDRB-Hicom Bhd, expects to achieve up to 20 per cent revenue growth this year from RM680 million last year, riding on the aerospace industry’s growth. DRB-Hicom Automotive Distribution and Manufacturing chief operating officer (COO) Radzaif …

  • OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 7, 2015 8:55AM

    Yum share plunges as China slump drag down earnings

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    Yum! Brands Inc, owner of the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell chains, tumbled as much as 19% in late trading after a lingering slump in China caused the fast-food giant to miss third-quarter profit estimates. Same-store sales rose 2% …

  • OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 6, 2015 1:05PM

    KLTM closes US$130 higher at US$15,570 a tonne

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    The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) closed higher at US$15,570 a tonne today, up US$130, in line with the increase in the metal price on the London Metal Exchange (LME). The LME tin price increased US$20 to US$15,600 a tonne. The dealer …

  • OTHERS, World Biz  |  OCTOBER 5, 2015 9:57AM

    Greece to unveil painful 2016 draft budget

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    Greece will unveil a painful 2016 draft budget on Monday meant to satisfy international creditors, projecting the economy will stay in recession next year before returning to growth in 2017, in line with the estimates by the country’s lenders. After …

  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 1, 2015 5:19PM

    Arul Kanda: 1MDB to focus on assets monetisation strategy

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    1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) will avoid confrontation with politicians and focus on its assets monetisation strategy. In an interview with the BBC today, 1MDB’s president and group executive director, Arul Kanda, said his job was to ensure 1MDB monetise its assets …

  • Featured and Exclusive, OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 1, 2015 2:35PM

    The dead-end of Corbynismo

    Latin America has a new export: populist backlash. It first landed on the warm and receptive shores of the Mediterranean, nurturing support for Greece’s Syriza and Spain’s Podemos. Now it has reached the United Kingdom.

  • Featured and Exclusive, OTHERS, Property, Singapore  |  OCTOBER 1, 2015 10:40AM

    S’pore home prices fall for an 8th quarter

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    Singapore home prices dropped for an eighth quarter, matching the longest losing streak in 13 years, as tighter mortgage curbs cooled demand in Asia’s second-most expensive housing market. An index tracking private residential prices fell 1.3% in the three months ended …

  • OTHERS  |  SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 3:35PM

    Volkswagen staff aware of emission cheating says reports

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    Volkswagen’s own staff and one of its suppliers warned years ago about software designed to thwart emissions tests, two German newspapers reported on Sunday, as the automaker tries to uncover whether its executives knew about the cheating. Europe’s biggest automaker …

  • OTHERS  |  SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 2:36PM

    KINIBIZ Magazine: Car Wars

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    Issue 013 of KINIBIZ Magazine hits the stands today with its lead story on the war between Proton and Perodua. As National Day approached, the talk was all about yellow shirts and Bersih 4.0 as the group organised a mass …

  • OTHERS  |  SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 2:31PM

    Ending the markets’ short-term obsession

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    Over the last two weeks, markets have again confounded any attempt to explain their short-term gyrations by looking at historical patterns, in particular by focusing on the influence of central banks. First, there was a counter-intuitive sell-off in risk markets in …