Fri07282017

LAST_UPDATEFri, 28 Jul 2017 2pm

HLIB Research Issues Hold Call On Maxis Based On 1H2017 Financial Results

KUALA LUMPUR: HLIB Research has given Maxis Bhd a “hold” call with a target price of RM5.91 based on the announcement of the telco's 1H2017 financial results yesterday.

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Investors Are Behaving Less Like Casino Punters In China's Stock Markets

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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG: Retired chauffeur Yao Huiliang used to spend his days trading small-cap Chinese stocks, trying to make quick money on sharp moves - casino-type behavior often seen in China's stock markets.

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FTC Probing Allegations Of Amazon's Deceptive Discounting

WASHINGTON - As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.

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Naza Italia To Open Ferrari City Showroom In September

KUALA LUMPUR – Naza Italia, the sole official importer and distributor of Ferrari in Malaysia will be opening the Ferrari City Showroom at the Naza Platinum Park by end of September this year.

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Affin Holdings Reorganisation To Benefit Shareholders

THE reorganisation of Affin Holdings Bhd (AHB) under Affin Bank Bhd will draw synergistic benefits for shareholders, says Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT), which owns the largest stake, or 35.42 per cent, in AHB.

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NAZA KIA Optimistic Of Achieving 2017 Sales Target

KUALA LUMPUR -- Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Kia vehicles in Malaysia, is on track to achieve its 2017 sales target of 5,100 vehicles after having sold 4,378 Kia models last year.

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BNM Releases Strategy Paper On VBI

KUALA LUMPUR – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry, has released a strategy paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI) to articulate strategies to strengthen the roles and impact of Islamic banking institutions (IBIs) towards a sustainable financial ecosystem.

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CIMB Group Holdings Gets Neutral Call

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd received a neutral call with a target price of RM6.40 from PublicInvest Research as the Group's Thai unit's 1HFY17 net profit improved year-on-year (YoY) on the back of lower operating expenses and provisions.

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Australia Economy Back In The Groove As Full-Time Work Rebounds

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SYDNEY: Australia's labor market strengthened for a fourth month in June led by a remarkable comeback in full-time jobs - an upbeat outcome that could bring nearer the day when the country's central bank starts considering a rate hike.

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Oil Stable After Large Fall In US Fuel Stocks

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SINGAPORE: Oil prices held steady on Thursday following solid gains the previous day when falling U.S. fuel inventories lifted the market.

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