Tuesday, January 1st, 2019


GE drags US corporate debt, posts worst year since 2008

NEW YORK: The stock market’s gyrations have grabbed the year-end headlines, but another key financial market, investment-grade US corporate debt, is turning in its worst yearly performance since the financial crisis a decade ago. General Electric Co’s securities have weighed on both markets as the 126-year-old conglomerate founded by Thomas Edison has suffered staggering losses and […]

M’sians increasingly aware of risks with data breach

KUCHING: Malaysians are increasingly more aware of the risks associated with breaches of their personal data, and we have seen a sharp increase in data privacy civil suits in the local Malaysian courts in the past five years, Straits Interactive says. When queried on the cost of data breaches in the Asean region, particularly in Malaysia, […]