Bursa Malaysia opens flat trading cautiously ahead of US Federal Reserves's two-day policy meeting.
Women make up more than 30% of the boards of top Malaysian lenders in comparison with only 9% in the Philippines and 13% in Singapore.
The central bank says a dedicated innovation lab will operate from its KL learning centre.
The Ringgit opened lower today as investors stayed on the sidelines due to global economy uncertainty and the US-China trade war.
Despite global weaknesses and sluggish Chinese industrial data amidst the US-China trade war, Bursa Malaysia opens easier today.
JCorp does well by recording a higher revenue of RM5.616 billion for its year-end financial year despite uncertainties in the business world.
Last year, nearly RM8 billion in wooden furniture were exported.
Bursa Malaysia is likely to trade firmer with an upside bias next week, on the expected return of risk appetite backed by external and local factors.
OCBC Bank of Singapore wealth unit will buy Pacific Mutual Fund Bhd as it expands into Malaysia by acquiring an investment firm.
The deputy international trade and industry minister says the US-China trade war and other factors have resulted in more China firms showing interest in Malaysia.
Malacca Securities Sdn Bhd says rising geopolitical concerns in the Middle East and the unresolved trade dispute between the US and China will leave sentiments on the wary side.
Bursa chairman Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen says this is necessary to enhance Malaysia's capital market and bring it on par with other countries.
The deal increases the Japanese restaurant operator's presence in Southeast Asia.
The Malaysian stock exchange trends lower at mid-morning, pressured by selling in heavyweight stocks, led by Tenaga and IHH Healthcare.
However, state government is concerned over effects of China-US trade in second and third quarters.
Bank Negara Malaysia's short-term rates are expected to remain stable and liquidity is estimated at RM23.42 billion in the conventional system and RM17.64 billion in Islamic funds.
The ringgit rises against the US dollar as fears of a trade war between the US and Mexico simmered down, a dealer said.
Bursa Malaysia opens lower in consolidation mode, taking the cue from weaker performance on Wall Street, which snapped its longest winning streak in two months.
Overseas investors poured nearly RM350 million into the nation’s stocks last week, the most since late January.
The easing of trade disputes and potential US monetary policy support has added a measure of stability in the market which contributed to the uptrend on Bursa Malaysia.
The digital ID will be used for e-commerce as well as new financial payments such as e-purchases.
The ringgit continues its rally to open higher against the US dollar, bolstered by de-escalating trade tensions between the US and Mexico.
An economist expects more global investors to return to Malaysia, buoyed by the government’s efforts in bringing down corruption while giving more emphasis to transparency.
The Malaysian rubber market closes higher despite the ringgit's gain against the US dollar today.