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Possible Buffett heir Abel has small Berkshire stake, likely to grow

NEW YORK, Jan 20 — Greg Abel, considered by many investors the top contender to succeed Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s chief executive officer, yesterday reported owning about US$2.1 million (RM8.2 million) of the conglomerate’s…


US House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 — Legislation to avoid a US government shutdown at midnight today advanced in Congress as the House of Representatives last night approved an extension of federal funds through Feb 16, although the bill faced uncertain…


MSIG anticipates great demand for pet insurance

KUCHING: From Persians to Pekingese, pets, particularly cats and dogs, have increasingly become extended members of their owners’ families. This is seen not just by their popularity on social media, but by the proliferation of pet-related services including pet hotels, pet grooming and pet friendly parks. With owners putting so much love, care and value […]


Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

TOKYO, Jan 17 — Asian stocks stepped back from a record high yesterday as the region’s resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regulations. MSCI’s broadest index…


GE’s latest blast of bad news has Wall Street bracing for more (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, Jan 17 — General Electric Co’s disclosure of a larger-than-expected US$6.2 billion (RM24.5 billion) charge related to an old portfolio of long-term care insurance triggered the biggest drop in its shares in more than two months. And…


GE’s latest blast of bad news has Wall Street bracing for more

NEW YORK, Jan 17 — General Electric Co’s disclosure of a larger-than-expected US$6.2 billion (RM24.5 billion) charge related to an old portfolio of long-term care insurance triggered the biggest drop in its shares in more than two months. And…


Wall St eases as oil prices, General Electric fall

NEW YORK, Jan 17 — Wall Street paused its rally yesterday, weighed down by weakness in General Electric shares and as lower oil prices dragged down the energy sector. The energy sector fell 1.2 per cent as Brent crude oil shed some of its…


Wall Street eases as oil prices, General Electric fall (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, Jan 17 — Wall Street paused its rally yesterday, weighed down by weakness in General Electric shares and as lower oil prices dragged down the energy sector. The energy sector fell 1.2 per cent as Brent crude oil shed some of its…


Dow breaches 26,000 mark on robust earnings reports

NEW YORK (Jan 16): Wall Street’s main indexes rose sharply on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time, as the…


Stocks in Focus (16-01-2018)

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Tuesday (Jan 16) may include: Kinsteel Bhd, T7 Global…