Category: Business

S’wak Micro Credit Scheme opens for application
Business, Malaysia News

S’wak Micro Credit Scheme opens for application

admin- April 1, 2020

KUCHING,. The Sarawak Micro Credit Scheme (SKMS) is open for application, beginning today (April 1), announces Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. ... Read More

Bursa Malaysia rebounds 10.14 points on back of Wall Street gains
Business

Bursa Malaysia rebounds 10.14 points on back of Wall Street gains

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR,. Bursa Malaysia staged a strong rebound to open firmer today, tracking the overnight gains on the Wall Street. At the 9.05am, key index ... Read More

Ringgit trades slightly higher against US dollar at opening
Business

Ringgit trades slightly higher against US dollar at opening

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR,. The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today amidst mixed market appetite. At 9.01am, the local note stood at 4.3200/3350 compared ... Read More

Prihatin package to alleviate public’s burdens
Business, COVID-19

Prihatin package to alleviate public’s burdens

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

KUCHING,. Analysts applaud the government’s move to roll out its biggest stimulus package in history last week worth a total of RM250 billion in its ... Read More

World Bank urges G20 to refrain from export restrictions for Covid-19 pandemic supplies
Business, COVID-19

World Bank urges G20 to refrain from export restrictions for Covid-19 pandemic supplies

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

WASHINGTON,. The World Bank yesterday urged the Group of 20 major economies (G20) to refrain from imposing new export restrictions on critical medical supplies, food ... Read More

Visa transaction volumes hurt as Covid-19 crisis deepens
Business, COVID-19

Visa transaction volumes hurt as Covid-19 crisis deepens

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

NEW YORK,. Visa Inc said yesterday its transaction volumes had been hit as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on consumer spending, leading it to forecast ... Read More

FTSE 100 turns around on AstraZeneca jump, weaker pound
Business, COVID-19

FTSE 100 turns around on AstraZeneca jump, weaker pound

abd rahman kamarudin- March 31, 2020

LONDON,. The UK's exporter-heavy FTSE 100 closed higher yesterday, helped by a jump in AstraZeneca's shares and a weaker pound, but the prospect of a ... Read More