|A hotspot of opportunities for Chinese investors [22-01-2019]|
|While China’s Belt and Road Initiative, economic reforms and trade policies have raised questions of a possible shift in the business landscape for China and its trade partners, insights gathered from the Malaysia Economic Forum 2019 cemented Malaysia’s position as a strong host and supporter of opportunities >>>>>[Read More]|
|Two in three Malaysians use cashless payment [18-01-2019]|
|Sixty seven per cent of Malaysians use some form of cashless payment, with debit cards and online banking being the most preferred methods, according to the Malaysian Payment Landscape syndicated report released by Nielsen Malaysia. The report, which explores Malaysia’s evolving payment landscape and co>>>>>[Read More]|
|Korn Ferry:A 5.0% Increase in Wages for Malaysians [18-01-2019]|
A forecast issued today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) reveals that, salaries in Malaysia are expected to increase by 5.0 percent, down from 6.0 percent last year. >>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysian economy can withstand sharp capital flow reversals: BNM [17-01-2019]|
|The Malaysian economy is broad and deep enough to intermediate sharp capital flow reversals, thanks to firm macroeconomic fundamentals, according to Bank Negara Malaysia assistant governor Marzunisham Omar.
Speaking at a World Bank Group’s conference on 'Globalization: Contents and Discontents' today, Marzuni>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia's economic resilience helps ringgit's strengthening against US dollar [17-01-2019]|
|Malaysia’s resilient economy is likely to help the ringgit strengthen against the US dollar amid a challenging global outlook, said the World Bank.
“It's hard to predict the ringgit but certainly the resilience of the Malaysian economy will help,” said World Bank lead economist for macroeconomics>>>>>[Read More]|
|Car sales in Malaysia to shift to lower gear [17-01-2019]|
The Malaysian automotive sector is expected to shift into lower gear in 2019 as total vehicle sales are projected to be flattish, marking a sharp reversal from last year’s stronger-than-expected sales performance.
|Oil prices dip on signs of economic slowdown, but Opec-led cuts provide support [16-01-2019]|
Oil prices dipped on Wednesday on increasing signs of a global economic slowdown, although OPEC-led supply cuts helped support Brent crude above $60 per barrel.International Brent crude oil futures were at $60.46 per barrel at 0146 >>>>>[Read More]|
|MAA expects flat auto sales for 2019 [16-01-2019]|
The Malaysian automotive industry recorded a rebound in total sales in 2018 following two years of consecutive contraction, with a 3.8% growth in total industry volume (TIV).The higher vehicle sales was mainly attributed to the three>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysian palm oil price rebounds on stronger crude and soyoil [16-01-2019]|
Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday evening for their biggest daily advance in a week, rebounding from Monday's near two-week low, tracking gains in crude oil prices.
Soyoil's rise on>>>>>[Read More]|
|Unemployment rate in Nov unchanged at 3.3% [15-01-2019]|
Malaysia's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.3% in November 2018 on track for the third straight month, according to the Statistics Department.Its chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said on Tuesday t>>>>>[Read More]|