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MNCs losing their lustre

2017-12-09 thestar.com.my
LISTED multinational companies (MNCs) on the Malaysian market have long been the darling of investors for two major reasons – low-risk nature and decent dividend yields. (9-0)

Breakfast briefing: Friday, August 18

2017-08-18 thestar.com.my
MarketWatch: US stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 recording its biggest daily percentage drop in three months as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its economic agenda rattled investors. The DJIA ended down 274.14 points, or 1.24%, to 21,750.73, the S&P 500 lost 38.1 points, or 1.54%, to 2,430.01 and the Nasdaq dropped 123.20 points, or 1.94%, to 6,221.

KLCI remains in negative zone, in line with region

2017-04-10 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The FBM KLCI remained in negative zone at the midday break today, in line with most regional markets.

KLCI falls 0.28%, slips to below 1,740 level

2017-04-06 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): The FBM KLCI fell 0.28% and slipped to below the 1,740-point level at the midday break today, in line with the lacklustre regional markets.

KLCI jumps 0.85%, key blue chips lift

2017-03-02 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): The FBM KLCI jumped 0.85% at the midday break today, lifted by key blue chips, in line with the gains at most regional markets.

KLCI pares gains as sentiment stays nervy

2017-02-22 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today, as local sentiment stayed nervy.

Breakfast briefing: Wednesday, February 22

2017-02-22 thestar.com.my
MarketWrap: US stocks rose to fresh record highs on Tuesday, boosted by strong earnings reports from Wal-Mart and Home Depot and continued optimism about the economic agenda of President Donald Trump. - Reuters The DJIA rose 118.95 points, or 0.58%, to 20,743, the S&P 500 gained 14.22 points, or 0.60%, to 2,365.38 and the Nasdaq added 27.37 points, or 0.47%, to 5,865.95. Energy Oil prices ended about 1% higher after touching three-week highs on Tuesday on Opec's optimism for greater compliance with its deal with other producers including Russia to curb output in an effort to clear a glut that has weighed on the market.

KLCI to cautiously defend 1,700-level

2017-02-21 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): The FBM KLCI is expected to cautiously defend its 1,700-point level today in line with the overnight gains at most global markets.

KPJ Healthcare, Hong Leong Financial Group, Pharmaniaga, Mercury Industries, IOI Properties Group, Parkson Holdings, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia, Scan Associates, Malaysian Bulk Carriers, Ann Joo Resources, Perdana Petroleum and Serba Dinamik Holdings

2017-02-21 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, the companies that may be in focus tomorrow (Feb 22) could be KPJ Healthcare Bhd, Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd (HLFG), Pharmaniaga Bhd, Mercury Industries Bhd, IOI Properties Group Bhd, Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd, Parkson Holdings Bhd, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd, Scan Associates Bhd, Ann Joo Resources Bhd and Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd.

KLCI down 0.3% amidst lack of buying catalyst

2017-02-21 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The FBM KLCI dropped 6.03 points or 0.3% to close at 1,706.55 points today. Share prices ended the day mostly lower with 552 decliners outnumbering 364 winners amidst lack of impetus to sustain recent buying interest on Bursa Malaysia.

KLCI reverses gains as sellers outpace buyers

2017-02-21 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The FBM KLCI reversed its gains and fell at the midday break today as sellers outpaced buyers and sentiment turned negative on profit taking.

KLCI pares gains as profit taking sets in

2017-02-21 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today as some mild profit taking sets in at the local market.

KLCI reverses loss, moves firmly above 1,710 level

2017-02-20 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier loss and moved firmly above the 1,710-point level, lifted by the select blue chips.

KLCI remains lacklustre, in line with regional markets

2017-02-17 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): The FBM KLCI managed to eke out negligible gains at the midday break today, in line with the lacklustre regional markets as selling persisted at the local market.

KLCI remains in the red as selling persists

2017-02-16 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 16): The FBM KLCI remained in negative territory at the midday break today as traders sold into strength and decliners led advancers.