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Mixed fortunes for billionaire owners as stocks struggle to hold gains

KUALA LUMPUR: Billionaire bankers and palm oil planters continue to see their wealth grow year-to-date, as the share price of their flagship companies outperformed the broader stock market rise, fuelled by strong earnings outlook.
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Bursa ends with a bang on buying sentiment

2018-02-27 themalaymailonline
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Bursa Malaysia reversed yesterday’s losses and finished at more than three-week high today, spurred by persistent buying momentum in selected large-capitalised stocks amid corporate earnings season.
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Diary Malaysia 2018 corporate earnings

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is a list of release dates for the quarterly earnings of some top Malaysia-listed companies.
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FBM KLCI to hit 1,900 points despite recent drops

The recommendation comes a week after the FBM KLCI saw its biggest single-day drop since December 2014 of 2.19% to a 23-trading day low of 1,812 points.(Filepic)
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Bursa Malaysia well supported by fundamentals

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank said Bursa Malaysia is well supported by sound domestic fundamentals despite the recent sell down stoked by the Dow Jones's correction. The investment bank said in a 1H 2018 Market Outlook session that it expects fiscal stimulus pre-GE14 and Bank Negara's overnight policy rate (OPR) hike to be the two main thematics driving investment.
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Foreign funds sell RM1.75bil of Malaysian shares

KUALA LUMPUR: There was an exodus of foreign funds from stocks listed on Bursa after six straight weeks of buying, according to MIDF Research.  
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Malaysia’s top 40 richest people

LAST year was dotted by the return of higher commodity prices and better economic growth. The world’s economies on average are back in business as growth rates and trade have started to improve once again after some period of uncertainty caused by a cooling China economy and also the slump in global crude oil prices.
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Malaysian banks gain on rate hike news

2018-01-25 themalaymailonline
Share prices of major local financial institutions rise after Bank Negara Malaysia announces a 25 basis point increase to its overnight policy rate. — Reuters file picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — Stocks of major local financial institutions rose after Bank Negara Malaysia announced a 25 basis point increase to its overnight policy rate, with some hitting historic highs.
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Finance stocks lift KL shares to end 10 pts higher

2017-12-12 themalaymailonline
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 — Bursa Malaysia, which started trading on an easier note, finished higher today, driven by gains in most blue chip finance stocks led by CIMB Group.
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Bursa up slightly at mid-day

2017-12-12 themalaymailonline
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 — Bursa Malaysia rebounded at mid-day from its lower opening earlier as buyers started to nibble on stocks in a market interspersed with mild profit-taking.
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KLCI gains ground on positive Chinese trade data

KUALA LUMPUR: Asian markets were given a boost on Friday as Chinese trade data was showed to accelerate in October. The local benchmark index was also on the rise, gaining 4.24 points to 1,723.29 points. Turnover was 961.42 million shares with a value of RM1.05bil. Market breadth remained negative, with 337 decliners versus 230 gainers and 473 counters unchanged. Banking stocks came into play on the local market, with Hong Leong Bank rising 10 sen higher to RM16.
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KL shares end morning session lower

2017-12-06 themalaymailonline
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower today on weaker buying sentiment in the overall market, led by financial stocks.
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Blue chips give up early gains; oil prices slip

KUALA LUMPUR: The local bourse moved into negative territory less than an hour into the morning session as blue chips gave up early gains and Maybank weighed. Regionally, equity markets were in the red as Wall Street came under pressure from declining oil prices.  US energy stocks including General Electric brought US indexes lower as oil prices slipped from 28-month highs achieved last week. At midday, the FBM KLCI was 1.
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Bursa ends lower on profit-taking

2017-11-10 themalaymailonline
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 — Bursa Malaysia finished the week lower on profit-taking in selected heavyweights and trade and services counters, dealers said.
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KL shares higher in early trade

2017-11-06 themalaymailonline
Market breadth was positive with gainers outpacing decliners 227 to 124 while 224 counters were unchanged, 1,239 untraded and 29 others were suspended. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher on Monday prompted by buying interest for selected heavyweights.
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