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  • Corporate  |  APRIL 17, 2014 2:39 PM

    Bursa M’sia pre-tax profit rises 13% in Q1 2014

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    Bursa Malaysia Bhd’s pre-tax profit rose 13% to RM62.93 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, from RM55.54 million in the same period last year. Its revenue increased 12% to RM123.17 million from RM110.44 million previously. “Over the past three years, …

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 2:35 PM

    SMRT Corporation selects Zycus’ Spend Analysis

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    SMRT Corporation will adopt Zycus Inc’s Spend Analysis solution to attain a unified view of their spend data that will support their enterprise level strategic sourcing and spend management activities. Zycus was shortlisted due to the strength of their business model and robustness of …

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  APRIL 17, 2014 2:15 PM

    Up to RM6 bil for fighter jets?

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    Malaysia might not have made up its mind, but sources say proposals are being readied.

     
  • Commodities  |  APRIL 17, 2014 1:05 PM

    KLTM closes firmer at US$23,380 a tonne

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    The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) closed higher today, up by US$80 at US$23,380 a tonne on strong buying demand, mostly from Japanese and European traders, a dealer said. The uptrend on the local market was also in tandem with the rise …

     
  • Markets  |  APRIL 17, 2014 1:03 PM

    KL shares end morning session higher

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    Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session higher today following persistent buying interest in key heavyweights and lower-liners. At lunch break, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 3.92 points better at 1,849.29. It had opened 2.03 points higher at 1,847.4. The key …

     
  • Corporate & Property  |  APRIL 17, 2014 1:01 PM

    CapitaMalls Malaysia to spend RM80 mil capex this year

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    CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust  (CMMT) is expecting a capital expenditure (capex) of RM80 million this year mainly to refurbish their assets, according to a report by UOBKayHian (UOBKH). “The capex is mainly for the further refurbishments in the East Coast Mall …

     
  • Corporate, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  APRIL 17, 2014 1:00 PM

    Inflation stays high, 3.5% in March

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    Consumer Price Index stabilises at a high level after recording monthly increases over the past six months

     
  • Finance & World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 12:55 PM

    Hong Kong seen doubling yields for first sukuk

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    Hong Kong, competing with the UK to become the first top-rated sovereign sukuk issuer, will have to offer a yield that’s almost double the rate on its existing notes to entice investors. The city plans to sell as much as …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 12:27 PM

    GM move to freeze suits may cut customer payouts

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    General Motors Co’s move to freeze ignition-defect lawsuits in California and Texas has solid legal precedent behind it and could help slash customer demands for compensation by billions of dollars. GM asked federal judges in both states last week to …

     
  • Corporate  |  APRIL 17, 2014 12:13 PM

    84% of top students prepared to travel for right job

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    A KPMG survey showed 84% said that they were willing to travel to another country for work, with 91% saying that they expected to work in at least three to four countries in their career.

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 12:06 PM

    Singapore’s weak March exports cast pall over outlook

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    Singapore’s exports in March 2014 fell more than expected on declines in shipments to the United States and Europe, official data showed on Thursday, clouding the city-state’s trade outlook. Non-oil domestic exports slid 6.6% in March 2014 from a year earlier, according to …

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:53 AM

    An emotional and teary morning

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    It was an emotional and teary morning at the Ipoh Hospital's Forensic Department as Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh's body arrived for a post-mortem at 7.20am.

     
  • Property & World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:47 AM

    China property curbs seen cracking amid slowdown risks

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    China’s slump in property sales and construction is spurring speculation that the government’s four- year-old campaign of real-estate controls will start to crack. Citigroup Inc sees “targeted easing” including on home purchase restrictions, while Bank of America Corp says smaller …

     
  • Corporate  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:35 AM

    Kenanga: Liquidity to remain supportive in 1H14

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    Kenanga Research believes that the underlying liquidity position should remain supportive in 1H14 for the local market (with decent upside) despite the less exciting sectoral outlook.

     
  • Markets  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:32 AM

    KL shares higher at mid-morning

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    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning today, lifted by continuous buying interest seen in key heavyweights and lower-liners. At 11.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 4.02 points to 1,849.39. It had opened 2.03 points higher at …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:26 AM

    AkzoNobel introduces software for shipping industry

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    AkzoNobel has introduced the shipping industry’s first digital tool that enables operators to accurately assess and predict the risk of hull fouling, depending on which routes are being traded. AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings’ company and major producer of specialty chemicals. …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:14 AM

    Land Rover reveals novel “transparent bonnet” concept

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    Land Rover is unveiling the world’s first “transparent bonnet concept,” allowing drivers to view terrain just ahead of the wheels as if they could see straight through the front hood and engine. Cameras located in the vehicle’s front grille capture the close-up view and …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 11:02 AM

    Mindtree’s revenue crosses half a billion dollars

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    Mindtree, a global information technology services company, has recorded half a billion dollars (RM) in revenue and US$100 million (RM322 million) in operating profits for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2014. The Board of Directors recommended an interim dividend of …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 10:58 AM

    Google earnings up 3% in first quarter

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    Internet giant Google on Wednesday reported a rise in first-quarter profits of nearly 3% in the first quarter, compared to the same period a year ago. Total sales were US$15.4 billion (RM49.6 billion), up 19%. Costs were up 23% to US$11.3 billion, year-on-year. …

     
  • World Biz  |  APRIL 17, 2014 10:53 AM

    Boeing delivers 8,000th 737 to United Airlines

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    Boeing today delivered the 8,000th 737 to United Airlines, marking another important milestone for the world’s best-selling airplane. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range), features a special logo. The 737 is the first commercial airplane in history to reach this delivery milestone. …

     
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