Business

Stock markets stabilize after tumble over trade dispute

May 14, 2019

Stocks turn higher in European trading as investors take breather from losses over U.S.-China trade war.

Malaysia's Mahathir says no timetable for handing over power

May 9, 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defended his government's record on the anniversary of its election victory and reiterated he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim though he wasn't clear on when

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news

May 9, 2019

Singapore passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content, report says

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years

May 7, 2019

Malaysian central bank cuts key interest rate to counter weaker growth

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

May 7, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

Axiata, Telenor in merger talks to create telecoms giant

May 6, 2019

Malaysia's Axiata Group Berhad says it is in talks with Norway's Telenor ASA to merge their Asian operations to create one of the world's top telecommunications giant with some 300 million customers in nine countries

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs

May 6, 2019

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs

Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

May 6, 2019

Asian markets plunge after Trump threat of more tariffs on China

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data