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Top Stories

  • Maybank Islamic expects better performance this year

    KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd, the Islamic banking arm of Malayan Banking Bank Bhd (Maybank), expects a better loans performance this year based on an improved global economic environment. …

  • TNB inks MoU with Triliant on smart grid technical info exchange, training

    KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Trilliant, a leading smart grid platform company based in the United States, on technical information exchange and training. …

  • Infotech's net up by 15 percent

    Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Infotech enterprises, a Hyderabad-based engineering solutions provider, Thursday said its net profit during 2013-14 stood at Rs.266 crore, an increase of 15 percent over last fiscal. Infotech chairman B.V.R. Mohan Reddy told reporters that the firm registered a revenue of Rs.595 crore in the quarter ended March 31, a growth of 28 percent year-on-year. We are very confident that this momentum will continue during the current financial year (FY 2014-15)," said Mohan …

  • India may witness below normal monsoon rainfall

    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India is likely to witness below average monsoon rainfall in 2014 that will affect farm output and economic growth, the government's weather office said Thursday. …

  • 69 percent cyber attacks targeted at large companies in India: Report

    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Despite stepped up information security measures, businesses in India continue to be an attractive target for cybercriminals with as many as 69 percent targeted attacks being focused on large enterprises, a report said here Thursday. In India, cyber criminals are unrelenting in their focus on large enterprises with a staggering 69 percent targeted attacks carried out against them. "Despite stepping up their information security measures, businesses in India continue …

  • IGIA to become zero-diversionary by October: Committee

    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is set to become a zero-diversionary airport by October as the government is set to implement the recommendations set out by an expert committee which was formed to look into the matter. According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, in a meeting held Thursday with all stakeholders including India Meteorological Department (IMD), Airports Authority of India (AAI), Delhi International Airport Pvt Ltd (DIAL), Bureau of Civil …

  • Comcast's Fandango ticket service buys MovieClips

    (Reuters) - Fandango, a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast Corp, is buying MovieClips from Zefr Inc to boost its film-related content. MovieClips, launched in 2009, licenses movie scenes from various studios, puts them up on YouTube and monetizes them with ads on the site. The MovieClips network consists of its website and 25 YouTube channels, with a catalog of 45,000 curated film clips and trailers. The deal will allow Fandango to monetize the clips MovieClips has …

  • Applications for US unemployment aid jump to 329K

    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter. The Labor ... …

Malaysia

  • MAS partners up with Ramco Systems to improve efficiency

    SUBANG (Feb 3): Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) announced its strategic partnership with Ramco Systems, a Chennai-based IT solutions provider, in an effort to optimise its operations and reduce costs. …

  • #Highlight* Taib’s family in 400 firms worth billions and Taib might have broken state law as ...

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who has just stepped down as Sarawak chief minister and become the Yang di-Pertua Negeri (state governor), has led the state imperiously for 33 years; and during these years, his family members have amassed billions of wealth. …

  • #Stock Focus* Spritzer rises 2% on water rationing

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Bottled-water producer Spritzer Bhd rose as much as 2% amid news of water rationing in the Klang Valley. …

  • Hong Leong lowers Sime Darby's profit forecast, TP to RM10.02

    KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) trimmed marginally its FY14 core net profit forecast for Sime Darby Bhd to RM3.13 billion to reflect lower oil palm  fresh fruit bunch (FFB) yield assumption. …

  • #Fund Flow* Foreign selling stops, for now

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): After selling in 19 out of the last 20 weeks, including the last seven consecutive weeks, foreign investors turned net buyers of Malaysian stocks, according to MIDF Research. …

  • Alliance: TH Heavy may doule EPS with RM400m record orderbook

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd may double its earnings per share (EPS) in anticipation that the usage of its fabrication yard will rise to 90%, according to Alliance Research. …

  • Kenanga downgrades KPJ profit, TP

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd has cut its net profit forecast for Hospital operator KPJ Healthcare Bhd and reduced the target price (TP) for the stock. …

  • Airbus’ first facility out of Europe rides on China’s growth

    TIANJIN (China): The first Airbus assembly facility outside of Europe — the Final Assembly Line in Tianjin, China (FALC) — is poised to ride on the growth of the Chinese aviation market. In a recent visit to the facility, Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly Co Ltd general manager Andreas Ockel briefed local and foreign media that China is currently Airbus’ No 2 market in terms of deliveries of aircraft. “Out of 626 aircraft [Airbus] produced and delivered last year, 133 were delivered to China,” …

Stocks

  • European stocks rebound on upbeat earnings

    European stock markets rebounded on Thursday as traders reacted to a string of earnings updates, data pointing to further easing of eurozone economic strains, and fresh takeover speculation. Concern over ... …

  • Apple earnings, expanded buyback lead US stocks higher

    Apple's shareholder-friendly measures including a stock split and an expanded buyback helped lead US shares higher in opening trade Thursday. Five minutes into trade, Apple shares rose nearly 8 percent, ... …

  • Facebook: What’s not to like?
    Facebook: What’s not to like?

    Facebook reported earnings on Wednesday that blew away Wall Street expectations. In an increasingly mobile world, Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room creation is looking more and more like one of the best advertising platforms around. …

  • American Airlines profitable in 1st quarter since deal

    American Airlines Thursday reported a profit in its first full quarter since acquiring US Airways, benefitting from lower fuel costs and a gain from the sale of some airport slots. American, the biggest ... …

  • Turkey holds rates steady despite government pressure

    Turkey's central bank refused to bow to government pressure and kept its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday. In a statement on its website, the bank said the overnight lending rate was being held ... …

  • Southwest Airlines posts a record 1Q profit
    Southwest Airlines posts a record 1Q profit

    Southwest Airlines says it made a record $152 million in the first quarter, more than doubling the $59 million profit it had during the same time last year. The strong profit during a time of year that ... …

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    Here are today's top research calls. …

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    3.2753+0.0098+0.30%
    USDMYR=X
    4.5142+0.0019+0.04%
    EURMYR=X
    5.4893+0.0098+0.18%
    GBPMYR=X
    31.2735-0.126-0.40%
    MYRJPY=X
    2.5968-0.0043-0.16%
    SGDMYR=X
    2.3718-0.0024-0.10%
    MYRHKD=X
    3,562.2563-13.0051-0.36%
    MYRIDR=X
    1.9116+0.0014+0.07%
    MYRCNY=X
    3.0269-0.0058-0.19%
    AUDMYR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,291.90+7.30+0.57%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.72+0.28+1.43%
    SIK14.CMX
    92.32-0.56-0.60%
    ^XAU
    3.11+0.05+1.59%
    HGK14.CMX
    101.90+0.46+0.45%
    CLM14.NYM
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    ^FVX
    2.69+0.01
    ^TNX
    3.48+0.01
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