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Ferrari’s growth momentum on profit, shipments slows down

Ferrari’s profit and shipments slowed from more buoyant demand at the start of the year.

Sabah minister urges boycott of ‘bombed fish’

Junz Wong says when the buying stops, the practice of fish bombing will stop as well.

Palm falls to 1-week low as inventories remain high

Ramadan, which begins in early May this year, usually sees higher usage of palm oil for cooking purposes, as Muslims break day-long fasts with communal feasting.

Opec and the Fed are in the same uncertain boat

At the current juncture, this means deciding whether to continue restraints on output set at the start of 2017 – their current deal to cap supply ends in three months.

India, Singapore buyers cash in on slight price correction

Gold priced in yen hit its highest since January 2018 this week.

Is it possible for EcoWorld to hit RM6 billion?

One important factor is that EcoWorld has done well in equipping its sales staff with the right skills and training to handle potential customers.

Panasonic cuts profit outlook on slowing China demand, Tesla business a...

Panasonic forecast an operating profit of 385 billion yen (US$3.51 billion) for the year ending March, down from the previously predicted 425 billion yen.

Number of unsold and completed units rises by 10,000

Valuation and Property Services Department says latest figures show the total value of unsold units is RM19.54 billion, a 56.44% rise from a year ago.

Japan’s Abe says vigilant to global economic risks clouding recovery

Signs of slowing global demand and recent sharp rises in the yen currency have clouded the outlook for the export-reliant economy.

Citi cuts Q1 iPhone production estimates on weak demand

Citi says it expects the company to make 45 million iPhones for the quarter, down from 50 million it forecast earlier.

Ringgit slightly lower in early trade

A dealer said sentiment in the market was sour amid a possible US government shutdown coupled with lower bond yields on the back of concerns of slowing economic growth.

Apple’s supplier Foxconn signals deep cuts as iPhone demand wanes

The contract manufacturer aims to cut 20 billion yuan (RM12 billion) from expenses in 2019 as it faces a very difficult and competitive year.

Understanding Malaysia’s 3 categories of affordable homes

Only the National Housing Policy can clearly explain what the minister of Housing and Local Government meant when she said there will be streamlining of all housing projects.

Oil slips on worries that economic slowdown could weigh on fuel...

At the same time, output from the world's top three oil producers, Russia the United States and Saudi Arabia, is rising.

Putrajaya forecasts higher palm oil prices, rising output in 2019

But exports of palm oil this year will be hit by lower demand from China as consumers switch to other vegetable oils.

10 reasons to buy property – Part II

Apart from being a relatively safe investment, it's a form of forced savings and will not suddenly lose half its value overnight like some other investments can.

Supply shortage forces Canada pot shops to curtail hours

Many customers are still waiting for deliveries.

LNG tankers stranded off Singapore, Malaysia as demand outlook weakens

The ships together carry around a million cubic metres of LNG, worth more than US$200 million at current spot market prices.

We have no say on property prices, says valuation dept

Its director-general Nordin Daharom says prices are usually determined by demand and supply, among others.

Sultanah demands apology from Rewcastle-Brown in 8 days

Issue surrounds a paragraph which allegedly links the sultanah to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho and the 1MDB scandal.

No ceiling price for airfares, says transport minister

However, Anthony Loke says, to reduce airfares, a pilot project will be carried out to increase flights by at least 20% during three main festive seasons.

World Bank says demand for blockchain bond tops expectations

Investors included Commonwealth Bank of Australia, First State Super, Northern Trust and the Treasury Corporation of Victoria.

Proton optimistic on post-SST sales

Proton Edar CEO Abdul Rashid Musa says the people will continue buying as they regard cars as a necessity.

Carlsberg raises earnings forecast on savings and Asia demand

Earnings in the first half of the year rose 6% to 4.37 billion kroner ($670 million), beating a company-compiled analyst estimate of 4.15 billion kroner.