Friday, March 31st, 2017
AppAsia, Sapura Energy, AirAsia, Ahmad Zaki, Master-Pack, Globetronics, ATTA Global, Vizione, Nexgram, Borneo Oil, Inix, Kerjaya Prospek, Eversafe Rubber and Mulpha International
KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Monday (April 3) may include: Sapura Energy Bhd, AirAsia Bhd, Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd, Master-Pack Group Bhd, Globetronics Technology Bhd, ATTA Global Group Bhd, Vizione Holdings Bhd, Nexgram Holdings Bhd, Borneo Oil Bhd, Inix Technologies Holdings Bhd, Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd, Eversafe Rubber Bhd and Mulpha International Bhd
BERLIN, March 31 — It’s easy to see why many Brits now call Berlin home. But Brexit could mean they can’t stay here. Mhlanguli Ncube works for a tech start up which employs 65 per cent of its staff from the UK. Others — like British…
LONDON (March 31): The City of London should emerge largely unscathed from Brexit even though thousands of banking and insurance jobs could move to the continent, the financial district’s policy chief said.
The “City” or “Square Mile”, home to over 250 foreign banks and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market, faces upheaval as firms decide whether to shift jobs to continental Europe to keep serving customers there after Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
WASHINGTON (March 31): US President Donald Trump will Host Jordan’s King Abdullah at the White House next week to discuss the fight against Islamic State militants, the Syria crisis and advancing peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said in a statement.
The April 5 meeting between the two leaders comes after Trump’s Middle East envoy met with Abdullah earlier this month.
NEW YORK, March 31 ― US stocks were slightly lower today, dragged down by technology stocks as investors locked in gains of what is likely to be Wall Street’s strongest first-quarter performance in four years. A raft of strong economic data…
LONDON (March 31): US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said North Korea is acting in a reckless manner and must be stopped.
“This is a threat of both rhetoric and growing capability, and we will be working with the international community to address this, we are doing so right now,” Mattis said in reply to a question about the potential threat to the United States from ballistic missiles.
“Right now it appears to be going in a very reckless manner in what its conduct is portraying for the future and that’s got to be stopped,” Mattis said.
NEW YORK (March 31): US stocks were slightly lower on Friday, dragged down by technology stocks as investors locked in gains of what is likely to be Wall Street’s strongest first-quarter performance in four years.
A raft of strong economic data and the possibility of fiscal stimulus under President Donald Trump have driven US equities to record highs since his election.
The S&P is on track to gain 5.8 percent and the Dow 4.9 percent for the first quarter ending Friday, their biggest quarterly gains since 2013.
(March 31): Credit Suisse Group AG, some of its employees and hundreds of account holders are the subjects of a major tax evasion and money laundering probe that spans five countries.
Investigators in the Netherlands arrested two individuals on Thursday, seizing a gold bar, paintings, jewelry and bank account information. They allegedly concealed millions of euros from authorities by placing them in Swiss bank accounts, the Fiscal Information and Investigation Service said in a statement Friday. Criminal investigations are also underway in Australia, Germany, the UK and France.