Wed04252018

LAST_UPDATEWed, 25 Apr 2018 12pm

Asia Stocks Near Record Highs After Wall St. Surge, Dollar Edges Back

TOKYO: Asian stocks were near record highs on Thursday, with a rally by Wall Street supporting bullish investor sentiment, while the dollar pulled back from three-year lows as the euro’s recent rally lost steam.

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South Korea Sways Cryptocurrency Prices - But How?

South Korea's government has been signalling that it plans to crack down on cryptocurrency trading.

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Axiata Group Pledges To Be Free From Corruption

KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd and its group of companies recently reaffirmed their pledge to be free from corruption.

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Bitcoin Jolted By Regulation Worries, Falls 7 Percent On Extended Selloff

Pic: ReutersTOKYO/SINGAPORE: Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than seven percent on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in fortunes as investors were spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

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Bank Muamalat, Maik Introduce Waqf Fund

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ĶOTA BARU: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd today launched a cash waqf fund, in collaboration with Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik).

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Boycott Of EU Products?

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KUALA LUMPUR: The sentiment among Malaysians to boycott European products is on the rise as the European Union continues to discriminate against palm oil, said the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda).

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A Car Called 'Trumpchi' Is Coming To The US

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Call it Trump Chee. Chinese-made SUVs under the Trumpchi brand could hit American shores as soon as next year.

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Gartner Says Malaysian IT Spending To Reach RM65.2b In 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR: Technology products and services spending in Malaysia is forecasted to reach RM65.2 billion this year, up 5.7 per cent from 2017, while worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 percent from last year.

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Direct Flight Launched Between China's Chongqing And Vietnam's Hanoi

BEIJING -- China-based Chongqing Airlines on Tuesday launched a direct service connecting Chongqing, a major city in southwest China and Hanoi, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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