Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

 

Sabah to generate employment opportunities with industrialisation, says MB

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 22 — The Sabah government will carry out all efforts to provide employment opportunities for the younger generation, especially students from universities and colleges in the state, says Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal. He…


Entrepreneur Development Ministry to train entrepreneurs

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development aims to provide proper training for entrepreneurs, while also acting as a coordinating body for agencies under its purview in a bid to strengthen the contribution of entrepreneurs to…


Miti: Malaysia’s 2018 total trade to top last year’s stellar performance

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) is confident that Malaysia’s total trade this year will surpass last year’s stellar performance of RM1.77 trillion, said its Secretary-General, Datuk Isham Ishak….


FBM KLCI expected to test 1,830 next week

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Bursa Malaysia is expected to trend higher next week, with the benchmark index likely to reach 1,830, mainly driven by subsiding uncertainties surrounding the US-China tariff conflict. Hermana Capital Bhd Chief Executive…


Wall Street week ahead: Volume spikes on sector reshuffle, quadruple witching

NEW YORK, Sept 22 — An overhaul of Wall Street’s technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late yesterday that could continue in the days that follow. After…


Lopez Obrador: Mexico will seek deal with Canada if Nafta talks fail

MEXICO CITY, Sept 22 — Mexico’s incoming government will pursue a bilateral deal with Canada if talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement falter, Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said yesterday. After more than…


Adviser says US close to Mexico-only Nafta deal, Canada unmoved

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 — The United States is getting “very, very close” to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said yesterday. There is just over a week to go before a…


Comcast and Fox take US$34b battle for UK’s Sky to the wire

LONDON, Sept 22 — Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox face a quick-fire auction for British broadcaster Sky today after neither side backed down in a drawn-out US$34 billion (RM140.5 billion) battle. A deadline for US cable giant Comcast and…


Pound plunges after no-deal Brexit fears rise, boosting dollar

NEW YORK, Sept 22 — Sterling plunged yesterday, driving the US dollar up, after fears rose that Britain would leave the European Union without a trade deal. British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday the European Union must supply an…


Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak

NEW YORK, Sept 22 — The US dollar rebounded and world shares hit a six-month high yesterday after China’s moves to boost domestic consumption bolstered a rally driven by investor bets that the latest US-China trade dispute was unlikely to dent…