• Economy & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 1:51 PM

    China’s Jan-Feb industrial profit falls 4.2%

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    Industrial firms made a combined profit of 745.2 billion yuan (RM450.4 billion) in January-February, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

  • Corporate  |  MARCH 27, 2015 1:42 PM

    Three research houses downgrade Gamuda

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    Gamuda Bhd was downgraded to hold or neutral by three research houses today, on the back of slower property sales due to oversupply in the Iskandar region and delays in Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 (MRT2) contract rollouts.

  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 1:30 PM

    Brand it like Beckham: David Beckham products to hit China

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    David Beckham-branded products are set to head to China when the British soccer star’s Hong Kong joint venture partner rolls out its goods in a few months.

  • Markets  |  MARCH 27, 2015 1:04 PM

    KL shares end morning session flat

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    Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session almost flat today as mild buying in selective plantation and finance heavyweights helped to recover some of the earlier losses.

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  MARCH 27, 2015 12:46 PM

    Are equities overvalued?

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    Since the global economic crisis, sharp divergences in economic performance have contributed to considerable stock-market volatility.

  • Opinion  |  MARCH 27, 2015 12:26 PM

    Europe’s easy-money endgame

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    The euro has brought a balance-of-payments crisis to Europe, just as the gold standard did in the 1920s.

  • Economy & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 12:04 PM

    South Korea sees gains from joining AIIB

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    South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said on Friday.

  • Corporate  |  MARCH 27, 2015 12:03 PM

    Cahya Mata S’wak shares up on acquisition proposal

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    Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd's (CMS) shares rose in the early session after its wholly-owned unit, Samalaju Industries Sdn Bhd (SISB), proposed to acquire an additional 5% stake in OM Materials (S) Pte Ltd (OMS) from OM Holdings Ltd for US$18.45 million (RM67.65 million).

  • TigerTalk  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:58 AM

    Should royalty be involved in business?

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    The Sultan of Johor defends his multibillion business deals and claims that he needs to earn a living like everybody else. Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad previously said otherwise. Who is right in this delicate matter?

  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, Property  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:52 AM

    Eco World Spac eyes 3Q listing – report

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    A proposed special purpose acquisition company (Spac) lead by Eco World Development Group chairman Liew Kee Sin, focusing on international properties, is eyeing a Bursa Malaysia debut by the third quarter of 2015, said a news report.

  • World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:42 AM

    Ikea against social game planned at Sydney store

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    Retail giant Ikea has been alarmed by a giant hide-and-seek game planned by social media organisers at one of its Sydney stores.

  • Markets  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:30 AM

    KL shares continue to trade lower at mid-morning

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    The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) continue to trade lower mid-morning with selling seen in British American Tobacco (BAT) and utility companies, dealers said.

  • World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:29 AM

    GameStop profit forecast misses estimates

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    GameStop Corp's full-year profit forecast missed Wall Street expectations as the dollar strengthened and demand for new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles failed to make up for falling sales of earlier versions.

  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:25 AM

    Airlines change cockpit rule after Germanwings crash

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    Airlines rushed on Thursday to change their rules so as to require a second crew member in the cockpit at all times, hours after French prosecutors suggested a co-pilot who barricaded himself alone at the controls of a jetliner had crashed it on purpose.

  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 11:07 AM

    Germanwings co-pilot suspected of crashing plane

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    A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French prosecutors said on Thursday.

  • World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 10:51 AM

    Beer today, gone tomorrow as Jakarta targets alcohol sales

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    Alcohol can be a hard sell in Indonesia, which has more Muslims than any other country. It’s about to get a whole lot tougher.

  • Markets  |  MARCH 27, 2015 10:36 AM

    KL shares open lower in cautious trade

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    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lower today in cautious trading amid weaker US sentiment, dealers said.

  • Markets  |  MARCH 27, 2015 10:23 AM

    Ringgit opens lower against the US dollar

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    The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar as the greenback rose broadly against major peers after the release of upbeat US economic data, currency traders said.

  • World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 9:59 AM

    Yahoo adds RM7.3 bil to stock-repurchase programme

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    Yahoo! Inc, the largest US Web portal, added US$2 billion (RM7.3 billion) to its stock-repurchase programme, part of chief executive officer Marissa Mayer’s plan to boost shareholder returns.

  • Property & World Biz  |  MARCH 27, 2015 9:43 AM

    London home prices rise on demand for cheapest areas

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    London home prices rose in the three months through February as demand in the cheapest areas made up for a slowing market in the centre, Hometrack said.