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We bought TMI portal without knowing it was Jho Low-funded, says...

The Edge Weekly further says Jho Low pumped US$9 million into The Malaysian Insider to salvage the now-defunct news portal.

Father’s Day gift ideas for the absolute last-minute buyer

Broke but still want to get dad a gift for Father’s day? Read on

Economists see banks unsettled by Grab’s digital banking plan

They'll be forced to speed up their digital transformation, says Sunway University's Yeah Kim Seng.

G20 finance leaders’ communique to describe trade tensions as ‘intensified’

Group of 20 finance leaders agree to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks.

Reducing humans in finance will cut risks

The CEO of Nordea Bank makes a bold statement where roughly in a decade, many people won't be needed in finance, and that's a good thing.

Top financial red flags when dating someone new

Money can be one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships if not handled correctly at the very start.

Here’s to taking a marathoner’s approach to saving money

Marathons can’t be run without training, and houses can’t be bought without savings. But if you follow the course, you'll have a bank balance to be proud of.

China deleveraging is dead as US$34 trillion debt habit roars back

From bank loans to trust-product issuance to margin-trading accounts at stock brokerages, leverage in China is rising nearly everywhere you look.

Is high finance growing a social conscience?

Survey shows financiers are increasingly considering the environmental and social impact of their investments.

UK clearing houses approved to continue EU business under no deal...

Clearing involves passing stock, bond, derivative and repo trades through a third party backed by a default fund.

China’s bad debt managers risk becoming bad credits themselves

Chinese vulture funds are finding themselves mired in their own liquidity squeeze.

StanChart mulling possible sale of Islamic banking unit?

Standard Chartered is weighing an exit from Malaysia’s Islamic banking market as fierce competition from local rivals has limited its growth prospects, sources say.

Singaporean police looking into Financial Times reports on Wirecard

Wirecard has called the Financial Times reports 'inaccurate, misleading and defamatory'.

Best finance books for women in 2019 and beyond

Let the finance gurus set you straight on how to make, spend, save and invest in money.

How to make the most of any trip to Milan

Even a one-day trip to Italy’s city of fashion and finance will leave you feeling more satisfied than you ever imagined you would.

New treasurer gives Sabah finances clean bill of health

The state's finances are sound says Treasurer Rusdin Riman.

Modi’s record debt sales before polls to pressure Indian bonds

Investors have turned skittish about the health of India’s finances amid signs that the government is ready to sacrifice fiscal discipline.

Indonesian tycoon known for Asia’s biggest default dies at 98

A managing director at Sinar Mas group says Widjaja, 98, died at a hospital in Jakarta on Saturday.

Best finance books for women in 2019 and beyond

Let the finance gurus set you straight on how to make, spend, save and invest in money.

HK financial secretary says no plan to relax property cooling

The government also doesn’t plan to lift the special stamp duty, which levies homeowners who sell property within three years of purchasing.

13 personal finance Instagrammers to follow – Part 2

Here are the last six of 13 personal finance Instagramers who Malaysians should follow to stay on track with their budgets.

13 personal finance Instagrammers to follow – Part 1

Here are the first seven of 13 personal finance Instagramers who Malaysians should follow to stay on track with their budgets.

New G20 chair Japan wants trade imbalances, aging population on 2019...

Japan will host a G20 financial leaders' meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan on June 8-9.

4 things to know about the financial ecosystem we live in

Banks are business-savvy financial entities that need us to keep them in business, and who we need in return to protect our money and give us much needed loans.

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