It says the railway project will result in economic expansion through job creation and opening up of new growth areas.
University Malaya professor says the Overnight Policy Rate cut to 3% is to counter a slowing economy.
This is the first cut in nearly three years.
Palm oil prices are dwindling and a Reuters survey report states it fell to a six-month low by end-April.
The Digi-Celcom merger has been one good one for Digi as it shares has risen to as much as 11.55%, its largest since 2010.
A lack of fresh leads results in the Ringgit opening flat against the US dollar today.
It is not good news as Bursa Malaysia's index opened 6.03 points weaker at 1,626.77 as trade talks between the United States and China continue to add on uncertainty to the global economy.
The Norwegian telecommunications giant says the merged entity will be one of Asia’s largest mobile infrastructure companies.
The world needs palm oil as supplies from alternative oilseeds just won’t be enough to meet rising demand for food and fuel.
Both companies have requested advice from foreign investment banks on the merger and acquisition exercise, which would likely involve at least 300 million mobile subscribers.
Declining global crude oil prices and the worsening US-China trade negotiations causes Bursa Malaysia to open lower.
FGV has offered severance packages to a total of 135 employees from the two companies.
Exports in March this year grew by 26.2% while total trade surged 25.9%, says Miti.
The strong sales are driven by its latest model Proton X70.
This follows a record 19% growth in sales the year before.
At 9 am, the ringgit was lower at 4.1400/1430 compared with 4.1355/1385 at Thursday's close.
At 9.05am, the benchmark FBM KLCI fell 1.03 points to 1,631.21, from Thursday's close of 1,632.24.
AirAsia hopes to raise more than US$200 million to expand its capacity in the Philippines.
EcoCart currently works with three major e-commerce websites, helping consumers and retailers to do their part for the environment.
The airports operator hopes to replace the baggage handling system and aerotrains at KLIA.
The market was jittery as the US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and showing little appetite to adjust them any time soon.
Malaysian stocks continue to stay decoupled from the performance of most global and regional equity markets.
Software, hardware and telecoms are the job roles with highest demand, according to Monster Employment Index.
The bank attributes its profitability to healthy loan and deposit growth.