Category: Business

France: EU agrees a carbon levy on all imports
Business, World

France: EU agrees a carbon levy on all imports

abd rahman kamarudin- December 13, 2019

BRUSSELS,. EU leaders agreed at their summit today to protect European businesses moving to renewable energy by applying a carbon levy on imports from less ... Read More

Ringgit opens higher on positive market sentiment
Business

Ringgit opens higher on positive market sentiment

abd rahman kamarudin- December 13, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR,. The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar in early trade today on better demand amidst positive geopolitical movement as exit polls showed ... Read More

US-China trade deal optimism sees Bursa open higher
Business

US-China trade deal optimism sees Bursa open higher

abd rahman kamarudin- December 13, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR,. Bursa Malaysia made a strong opening today with every sector in positive territory after US President Donald Trump expressed optimism about a potential ... Read More

WTO: Higher trade barriers hitting jobs and growth
Business

WTO: Higher trade barriers hitting jobs and growth

admin- December 13, 2019

GENEVA,. More than 100 new trade restrictions imposed during the year to mid-October affected goods and services worth an estimated US$747 billion (RM3.1 trillion), the ... Read More

Wall Street hits records on news of US-China trade deal
Business

Wall Street hits records on news of US-China trade deal

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. Wall Street’s main indexes hit record highs yesterday following news that the United States had reached a “deal in principle” with China to ... Read More

Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board, delays naming members
Business, Technologies

Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board, delays naming members

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. Facebook said yesterday it committed an initial US$130 million (RM540.8 million) to fund an independent oversight board, but said it would not announce ... Read More

Pound jumps as exit poll shows Conservative majority in British vote
Business

Pound jumps as exit poll shows Conservative majority in British vote

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. The pound sterling leapt higher yesterday after exit polls showed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party on track to win a wide ... Read More