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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, November 24

2017-11-24 thestar.com.my
MarketWatch: The biggest slump in Chinese stocks in almost two years took the shine off another record high in a global equities bull run. The near 3% drop in China reflected its recent bond markets worries, adding to a subdued mood in Europe where, with trading constrained by the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, the main bourses opened in the red for the 10th day in the last 13. - Reuters (74-0)

Axiata Q3 profit rises 7.9%

2017-11-24 thestar.com.my
Axiata Group Bhd chairman Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar (left) and president and group CEO Datuk Seri Jamaludin Ibrahim (right). - Filepic ART CHEN/The Star (2-0)

Axiata to invest US$6m in digital talent transformation

2017-11-16 themalaymailonline
An Axiata logo is seen at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur January 3, 2013. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata) will invest US$6 million (RM25.1 million) over the next three years to scale up its existing digital expertise and provide critical development and capacity building for its employees in Asean and South Asia. (2-0)

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata Q3 net profit up 29.4 pct yr/yr

2017-11-07 thestar.com.my
Foreign investors hold 94.5 percent of the total issued shares in the company as of Tuesday. (2-0)

Leaked data from massive Malaysian breach 'likely available online for long time' - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-02 channelnewsasia
KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE: Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, according to the founder of an online portal who revealed the massive data breach this week. (36-1)

Leaked data from massive Malaysian breach ‘likely available online for long time’, says online portal

2017-11-02 themalaymailonline
Malaysia said it was investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online, in what appears to be one of the largest leaks of customer data in Asia. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 ― Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, according to the founder of an online portal who revealed the massive data breach this week. (36-1)

South-east Asia stocks upbeat, Singapore hits over two-month high

2017-10-16 themalaymailonline
Singapore shares are headed for their third straight winning session with better-than-expected growth in the third quarter seen. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Oct 16 — South-east Asian stock markets started the week on a positive note with Singapore inching to an over two-month high, drawing confidence from gains across global equities. (2-0)

Mobile telecoms sector gets ‘neutral’ rating

2017-10-12 thestar.com.my
PETALING JAYA: Analysts are “neutral” on the mobile telecoms sector and some reckoned that it would be better for investors to put their money into fixed telecoms providers instead. (2-0)

Axiata unit investing in Cambodian firm Sabay Digital

2017-10-09 thestar.com.my
PETALING JAYA: Axiata Group Bhd ’s 82.5%-owned Cambodian unit, Smart Axiata Co Ltd, has entered into an agreement to provide a loan facility of US$1.5mil to Sabay Digital Plus Co Ltd (SDP). (6-0)

Most SE Asia stocks gain after Wall Street hits record; Singapore down

2017-10-03 themalaymailonline
Singapore shares shed 0.6 per cent with United Overseas Bank Ltd and Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd slipping 1.4 per cent and 1.2 per cent, respectively. Oil rig builder Keppel Corporation Ltd fell 1.4 per cent. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Oct 3 — Most South-east Asian stock markets edged higher today after Wall Street hit a record high overnight, while losses in financials and energy shares dragged down the Singapore index. (22-1)

Nomura: Consumption recovery will drive Malaysian equity

2017-09-25 thestar.com.my
Nomura: A strong macro print and a gradual appreciation of the ringgit will likely sustain foreign inflows into equities, and we raise our KLCI targets by 3 each to 1,800 and 1,860 for end-2017 and 2018. — Reuters (26-0)

Eye on stock; Axiata Group

2017-09-16 thestar.com.my
AXIATA Group Bhd (code: 6888) established a new all-time high of RM7.40 on May 6, 2013 following a massive rally.

Axiata to have digital financial service JV with Merchantrade

2017-09-13 thestar.com.my
Tags / Keywords: Banking , Technology , Axiata Group Bhd , Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd , Fintech

Asean stocks lower tracking Asian shares, Wall Street

2017-08-18 themalaymailonline
Singapore fell as much as 0.6 per cent, extending losses for a fourth day, as financials and industrials lost ground. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, Aug 18 — South-east Asian stock markets fell today, tracking losses in Asia and Wall Street overnight as worries grew over US President Donald Trump's ability to push through his economic agenda.