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  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:52 PM

    Oil set for biggest monthly drop since 2012 on oversupply

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    West Texas Intermediate (WTI) headed for the biggest monthly decline in more than two years amid signs that Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) boosted output to a 14-month high, even as crude slumped into a bear market. Brent was steady in London.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:51 PM

    Dagang Nexchange slapped with UMA

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    Dagang Nexchange Bhd has been issued an unusual market activity query (UMA) on the rise in price and volume recently in the company’s shares.

     
  • TigerTalk  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:46 PM

    Will Eco World be M’sia’s first non O&G Spac?

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    Malaysia has four companies who have listed as special purpose acquisition companies (Spac) since the Securities Commission introduced the model. All of which have been oil and gas focused. The absence of a non oil and gas Spac is not from a lack of trying, so could Liew Kee Sin’s prospective property Spac be the first break the trend?

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:40 PM

    Sinopec to use RM57.5bil-stake sale to lower debt

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    www.reuters.com

    Asia's largest oil refiner Sinopec Corp, which on Thursday posted a 12% fall in quarterly earnings, aims to use part of US$17.5 billion (RM57.5 billion) in proceeds from a stake sale to boost shale gas production and lower debt.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:36 PM

    Carimin sees 22.1 times oversubscription for IPO

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    Carimin Petroleum Bhd, secured a 22.1 times oversubscription for the public tranche of 11.7 million shares in its initial public offering, with the group receiving 13421 applications for a total of 269.7 million shares, equivalent to RM296.6 million in value.

     
  • Finance  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:36 PM

    Japanese bonds advance after BOJ expands stimulus

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Japan’s government bonds rose, pushing 10- and 20-year yields to 18-month lows, after the central bank unexpectedly raised its target for monetary-base expansion and extended the maturity of its debt purchases.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:26 PM

    PIVB initiates coverage on AirAsia with ‘Outperform’

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    PublicInvest Research (PIVB) has initiated coverage on AirAsia Bhd with an 'Outperform' recommendation and a target price of RM2.82.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:15 PM

    Qatar Airways offers free 2nd Business Class ticket

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    www.bernama.com

    Qatar Airways is offering customers in Malaysia a free second Business Class ticket when they book a Business Class ticket for their travelling partner.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:12 PM

    Lockheed’s latest F-35 fighter contract valued at RM15 bil

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Lockheed Martin Corp’s latest contract for 43 F-35 fighters has a value of about US$4.6 billion (RM15 billion), with prospects for a deal for as many as 153 more aircraft about a year from now, according to the Pentagon.

     
  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, Singapore  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:07 PM

    Fitch: S’pore casinos face regulation, competition

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    Fitch Ratings has noted increased regional competition and potential changes to gaming policies as the reason the medium-term growth and profitability outlook of Singapore casinos may see a dip. However, the drop in revenue from VIP clients for the second half of 2014 is noted as temporary by the ratings agency, and that the segment’s recovery will provide some breathing room in 2015 for Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore’s two casinos.

     
  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:07 PM

    BI to manage inflation as higher fuel prices loom

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    Bank Indonesia will seek to ensure inflation remains manageable and any impact from an impending fuel price increase is temporary, central bank deputy governor Perry Warjiyo said.

     
  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:55 PM

    Chua: Postponing GST would hurt economy

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    www.bernama.com

    Further postponement of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would hurt the economy more, said Deputy Finance Minister Chua Tee Yong.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:47 PM

    Takata, Honda sued in California for recalls

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Takata Corp and Honda Motor Co were sued by a driver seeking damages, on behalf of the owners of 5 million Honda and Acura models recalled so far in the US to replace potentially unsafe airbags.

     
  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, Singapore  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:34 PM

    Arbitral tribunal decides M+S not liable for charges

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    www.bernama.com

    An arbitral tribunal appointed by Malaysia and Singapore has decided that a joint investment company of the two countries will not be conditionally liable to pay development charges on the former Malayan Railway parcels of land in Keppel, Kranji and Woodlands.

     
  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:34 PM

    M’sia domestic PPI for September up 0.6%

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    www.bernama.com

    Malaysia's domestic Producer Price Index (PPI) for September rose 0.6% to 126.2 from 125.5 in the same month last year, the Statistics Department said today.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:33 PM

    China shadowbanking is now world’s 3rd largest

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    China's shadow banking sector continued to grow at breakneck speed in 2013 and now ranks as the third largest in the world, a report released by the Financial Stability Board showed on Thursday

     
  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:19 PM

    KLTM ends higher at US$20,100 per tonne

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    www.bernama.com

    The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) closed higher today on renewed buying interest and in tandem with gains on the London Metal Exchange (LME), said a dealer.

     
  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 1:12 PM

    PBOC’s latest move befuddles investors

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    www.reuters.com

    China's central bank has put investors on edge in October, setting aside transparency in favour of covert monetary policy operations, as regulators balance the need to revive productive investment against the risk of reanimating high-risk credit growth.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 12:57 PM

    Sharp Q2 operating profit slides 18.3%

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    www.reuters.com

    Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp said on Friday its second quarter operating profit slid 18.3%, missing forecasts, as a consumption tax increase in Japan squeezed sales of electronic parts, TVs, and white goods.

     
  • Markets  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 12:50 PM

    Consumer stocks lift KL shares at mid-day

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    www.bernama.com

    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia finished the morning session higher today, lifted by gains in consumer-linked stocks.

     
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