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Sabah & Sarawak Firmer CPO price seen in coming months The price of crude palm oil (CPO) is expected to trade firmer over the next few months. Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd said prices of CPO futures contracts continued to... more »
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia is likely to perform better, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) trading between 1,640 and 1,665 points, a dealer said. The dealer said although there might be some selling pressure in the emerging markets... more »
Short to medium-term prospects for Malaysia’s construction sector remain promising, with state and private sector spending on the rise as the government launches initiatives to spur industry growth. In mid-September the government issued a five-year blueprint to overhaul the nation’s... more »
Malaysian palm oil futures edged lower on Friday to 2,386, due to investors’ profit taking before the weekend. Future Crude Palm Oil (FCPO) benchmark December 2015 contract settled at 2,386 on Friday, up 44 points or 1.9 per cent from... more »
MSCI AC World Index, a broad measure of equity-market performance throughout the world, was up by 1.71 per cent over the week. European equities, as represented by the Stoxx 600 Index, up by 1.03 per cent despite weaker than expected... more »
The Index has gained 0.57 per cent from 140.31 point to 141.11 point over the course of a very volatile week, especially in the first three days of the week. Market players were initially anxious over a potential huge capital... more »
Last week, we were expecting the market to rebound as it approaches the immediate support level at 1,600 points. Plantation stocks help lift the index as palm oil price surged. The ringgit remained weak and this caused market to remain... more »