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The Week Ahead: Bills on Mavcom-CAAM merger, May inflation and IPO prospectus launches in focus
This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly on June 24, 2024 - June 30, 2024 Lawmakers w...
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Why resilient units in the region remain key to Axiata’s dividend aim
KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Impatient shareholders are questioning Axiata Group Bhd’s (KL:AXIATA) contin...
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Unity govt never defended parties collaborating with Israeli regime — Kamil Kamil
KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): The unity government has never defended any party that collaborates with the...
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CSI Solution ready for all companies to support ESG, boost competitiveness — Bursa Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Bursa Malaysia Bhd announced the newly launched Centralised Sustainability I...
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Baltic Exchange shipping updates: June 21, 2024
A weekly round-up of tanker and dry bulk market (June 21, 2024) This report is produced by the Bal...
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EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
EVENING 5: PNB’s 30%-owned unit awards RM1.4 bil logistics hub jobs to IJM & GDB Here’s a quick look...
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Aeon Credit issues RM300m sukuk wakalah
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd (KL:AEONCR) issued its fourth sukuk wakalah amou...
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Kremlin says US decision to ban Kaspersky software designed to stifle competition
MOSCOW (June 21): The Kremlin said on Friday that a US decision to ban sales of Kaspersky's software...
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GDB bags RM866 mil contract from PNB-backed company for Shah Alam logistics hub
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): GDB Holdings Bhd (KL:GDB) has secured a contract worth RM865.66 million — ne...
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Marine & General's 4Q net profit drops 42% amid higher vessel repairs, lower net reversal for vessel impairment
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The offshore support vessel (OSV) player Marine & General Bhd’s (KL:M&G) net...
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IJM's unit clinches contract worth RM584.32 mil
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): IJM Corporation Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, IJM Construction Sdn Bhd has ...
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GDB Holdings secures logistics hub contract worth RM865.7 mil
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): GDB Holdings Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Grand Dynamic Builders Sdn Bhd ha...
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PJBumi secures contract for physical onboarding to MyDigital ID
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Engineering and construction services group PJBumi Bhd has bagged a contract...
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First Solar fights foreign subsidies while cashing in on its own
WASHINGTON (June 21): Long before panel-maker First Solar Inc asked the US to penalise rival imports...
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Huawei mobile devices near a billion as Apple rivalry heats up
(June 21): Huawei Technologies Co is closing in on a billion active consumer devices, underscoring h...
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MyNews reports third consecutive profitable quarter on higher share of profit from JV, improved profit margin
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): MyNews Holdings Bhd (KL:MYNEWS) posted a net profit of RM1.73 million for it...
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Japan focuses on smart cars as automakers fall behind US, China
(June 21): Japan is strengthening efforts to get automakers to develop smart cars whose safety and e...
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LTAT exits OCK Group's substantial shareholders list after selling 8.94% stake
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The Armed Forces Fund Board, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT), has cea...
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Unisem buys land in Perak to expand semiconductor facilities
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Unisem (M) Bhd (KL:UNISEM) is buying 38 plots of land in Gopeng, Perak for R...
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ACE Market-bound engineering firm UUE's IPO shares for public oversubscribed by over 100 times
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Engineering firm UUE Holdings Bhd, which is en route to listing on the ACE M...
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Fahmi instructs MCMC to determine and appoint MNO for second 5G network
PUTRAJAYA (June 21): The Ministry of Communications has instructed the Malaysian Communications and ...
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Hiap Huat earmarks RM100m to build liquid bulk storage terminal in Port Klang
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Scheduled waste management company Hiap Huat Holdings Bhd (KL:HHHCORP) on Fr...
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Malaysia in strategic position to be data centre regional hub — Experts
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysia’s journey towards becoming a regional hub for data centres is drive...
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Don't politicise BlackRock issue, says PM
PETALING JAYA (June 21): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has urged all parties, particularly...
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Three in five workers in Singapore use generative AI at work — survey
SINGAPORE (June 21): Sixty per cent of employees in Singapore are using generative artificial intell...
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Cohu opens 20,000-sq-ft semiconductor test design centre in Penang
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Cohu Inc, a global supplier of equipment and services to the semiconductor i...
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Chinese automakers retain grip over Southeast Asia's booming electric car market
BANGKOK (June 21): Electric vehicle (EV) sales are surging in Southeast Asia, led by China's BYD and...
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Alliance Bank allocates RM1 bil in SME green financing for Bursa’s CSI solution
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd (KL:ABMB) said on Friday it has allocated RM1 bil...
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Jack Ma-backed Ant weighs exiting personal credit firm Baihang
(June 21): Ant Group Co is considering selling its stake in Baihang Credit Co, a personal credit rep...
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Santander nears EU-wide deal with Amazon for consumer finance partnership — Bloomberg
(June 21): Banco Santander SA is moving towards sealing a deal with Amazon.com Inc that would see th...
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GIP committed to growth of MAHB and its journey to become world-class airport operator
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Considerable discussion has surrounded the involvement of Global Infrastruct...
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Infomina gets RM53.6 mil IT support service order from Thai Bank
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Infomina Bhd (KL:INFOM) has secured an order worth US$11.39 million (RM53.6 ...
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Special funding rates for companies with improved ESG disclosures
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The Centralised Sustainability Intelligence (CSI) Solution launched by Bursa...
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GIP: MAHB to benefit from higher investment, improved service levels, strong passenger growth after privatisation
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in the Gateway Development Alliance (GD...
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China said to ask Visa, Mastercard to cut transaction fees
(June 21): China is pushing for Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc to lower their bank card transaction fee...
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Ann Joo, consortium partner bag RM297m job from Tenaga for electrification of ECRL feeder stations
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Ann Joo Resources Bhd (KL:ANNJOO) and its consortium partner have bagged a c...
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NovaMSC, Hexrtl, Cabnet, ATAIMS, Lotus, EG
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): theedgemalaysia.com highlighted two stocks with positive momentum and four s...
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Tiny Singapore sees sudden frenzy in deals from around the world
(June 21): Singapore has turned into a hive of activity for mergers and acquisitions this quarter as...
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MCMC and Microsoft collaborate to explore AI industry benefits
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has signed a m...
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Scientex's 3Q net profit grows 19% to RM130.5m, declares six sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Scientex Bhd's (KL:SCIENTX) net profit for the third quarter ended April 30,...
Source: TheEdge

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Maybank IB optimistic on Genting Bhd's China IPP, FLNG moves
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Maybank Investment Bank (IB) believes that the two recent developments by Ge...
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GIP: Blacrock is not involved in MAHB privatisation
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) reiterates that BlackRock Inc has not i...
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Agricore wants to leverage overseas markets to boost earnings
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Agricore CS Holdings Bhd (KL:AGRICOR), a food ingredient supplier, wants to ...
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Malaysia takes another step toward second 5G network — analysts
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysia is inching forward with the proposed second 5G network, with four o...
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MGM to offer online betting with live dealers in Las Vegas
(June 21): MGM Resorts International plans to offer online betting with live dealers based at two of...
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Batik Air suspends flights to and from Auckland, New Zealand
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Batik Air said on Friday it is suspending its services to and from Auckland,...
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MACC's Azam Baki drops defamation suit against whistle-blower over 2021 shares ownership story
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Tan Sri Azam Baki has disc...
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China’s EV makers got US$231b in aid over last 15 years
(June 21): China’s electric vehicle industry received at least US$231 billion (RM1.1 trillion) in go...
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Maybank IB positive on Gamuda’s prospects, raises target price to RM7.25
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Maybank Investment Bank has maintained its “buy” rating on Gamuda Bhd (KL:GA...
Source: TheEdge

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Kenanga stays 'underweight' on media sector, says Malaysian adex not out of the woods yet
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Kenanga Research has maintained its “underweight” rating on the media sector...
Source: TheEdge

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DOJ drops claims that TikTok misled US consumers in lawsuit
(June 21): The US Justice Department is dropping one of two proposed claims against ByteDance Ltd’s ...
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HLIB starts coverage on Notion, target price RM3.28
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has initiated coverage on Notion ...
Source: TheEdge

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RHB IB remains 'neutral' on gaming sector, lifts Sports Toto's FY2024F-2026F earnings by 14-9%
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): RHB Investment Bank has maintained its “neutral” rating on the gaming sector...
Source: TheEdge

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Allianz Malaysia vows to sustain growth after record profit, dividend in FY2023
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Allianz Malaysia Bhd (KL:ALLIANZ) aims to sustain its earnings and business ...
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Genting hopes 20% associate TauRx’s Alzheimer’s drug gets approval soon
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Genting Bhd (KL:GENTING) hopes its 20% associate TauRx Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s...
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Italy fines local auto firm €6 mil over Chinese cars badged as Italian
(June 20): Italy’s antitrust authority fined a local automobile company €6 million (RM30.33 million)...
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Press Metal swaps stake in PT Bintan Alumina for 25.59% in Hong Kong's Nanshan Aluminium in RM1.55b deal ahead of spin-off listing
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd (KL:PMETAL) is planning to sell its entir...
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Genting's energy ventures not meant to take over core gaming business, says president
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Despite announcing over US$1 billion (RM4.71 billion) in energy ventures in ...
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TAS Offshore buys land in Sarawak to expand shipyard operations
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): TAS Offshore Bhd (KL:TAS) said it has entered into a deal to buy 14.37 hecta...
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Anthropic launches newest AI model, three months after its last
SAN FRANCISCO (June 20): Anthropic, a startup backed by Google and Amazon.com, on Thursday released ...
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Biden to ban US sales of Kaspersky software over ties to Russia — Reuters
WASHINGTON (June 20): The Biden administration on Thursday will announce plans to bar the sale of Ka...
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China says EU mandated its EV firms turn over 'unprecedented' amounts of data
BEIJING (June 20): The European Commission sought an unprecedented amount of detailed information on...
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IHH, Sunway among bidders for Island Hospital, Reuters reports
SINGAPORE (June 20): Private hospital operators IHH Healthcare Bhd (KL:IHH) and Sunway Medical Centr...
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Kinergy plans another private placement to raise up to RM66 mil
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Energy and engineering services firm Kinergy Advancement Bhd (KL:KAB) said i...
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Maxis and CelcomDigi say they have fulfilled conditions for stake subscription in DNB
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Maxis Bhd (KL:MAXIS) and CelcomDigi Bhd (KL:CDB) announced on Thursday that ...
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Hengyuan warns of 'material' financial impact as it shuts cracking, hydrogen manufacturing units after leakage
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Hengyuan Refining Company Bhd (KL:HENGYUAN) has shut its long residue cataly...
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FSBM Holdings' PN17 status to be uplifted on Friday
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Information technology services provider FSBM Holdings Bhd (KL:FSBM) will ex...
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Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset now biggest institutional shareholder of ex-JPMorgan banker’s AI firm, Bloomberg reports
(June 20): Billionaire Li Ka-shing’s firm bought a minority stake in a Hong Kong start-up founded by...
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Fire breaks out at Hextar Healthcare's factory in Ipoh, no casualties reported
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Glove maker Hextar Healthcare Bhd (KL:HEXCARE), formerly known as Rubberex C...
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Dataprep’s plan to buy 70% stake in DACS Network falls through
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Loss-making Dataprep Holdings Bhd (KL:DATAPRP) said its proposed acquisition...
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Nestcon bags RM21m EPCC job for Sungai Selangor solar plant
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Nestcon Bhd (KL:NESTCON) has secured an engineering, procurement, constructi...
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Binastra's 1QFY2025 net profit breaks record high, driven by construction division
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Binastra Corp Bhd (KL:BNASTRA), formerly known as Comintel Corp Bhd, achieve...
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Dell, Super Micro shares jump on reports of ‘AI factory’ for Elon Musk’s xAI
(June 20): Dell Technologies Inc shares rose in premarket trading after chief executive officer Mich...
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Highway expansion project in Johor won’t disrupt traffic flow — Malaysian Highway Authority chairman
JOHOR BAHRU (June 20): The North-South Expressway (NSE) expansion project from four to six lanes bet...
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Johor eyes collaboration with Sarawak on renewable energy initiatives
JOHOR BAHRU (June 20): Johor is keen to collaborate with Sarawak on renewable energy initiatives, es...
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WCT gets PLUS expressway lane expansion contract worth RM249 mil
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): WCT Holdings Bhd (KL:WCT) said on Thursday it has secured a contract worth R...
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Call for the setting up of more centralised biogas plants
MUAR (June 20): The Ministry of Plantation and Commodities hopes that more centralised biogas plants...
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Genting to buy 49% stake in Chinese firm developing gas power plant for RM65m
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Genting Bhd (KL:GENTING) on Thursday proposed to acquire 49% equity interest...
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Aeon Credit says it will focus on asset quality, digitalisation for sustained earnings growth
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd (KL:AEONCR) wants to enhance its asset quality w...
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India shuns China's calls to resume passenger flights after four years, officials say
NEW DELHI/DUBAI (June 20): China is pressing India to restart direct passenger flights after a four-...
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Goldman finds alternative to crowded TSMC arbitrage trade
(June 20): It has become one of the most popular — and more recently, painful — trades among arbitra...
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Third phase of Sunway Aviana landed development in Iskandar Puteri 95% taken up
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Sunway Property, the property arm of Sunway Bhd (KL:SUNWAY), announced in a ...
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SK Innovation shares soar most since 2021 on merger speculation
(June 20): Shares in SK Innovation Co topped gains on the regional MSCI Asia Pacific Index, amid spe...
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Airbnb launches responsible hosting guideline for short-term rentals in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): In line with its ongoing commitment to promote responsible short-term rental...
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Cover Story: Tengku Zafrul on raising the bar for Malaysian industries
This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly on June 10, 2024 - June 16, 2024 IN December...
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Cover Story: National Semiconductor Strategy to guide industry up value chain
This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly on June 10, 2024 - June 16, 2024 MALAYSIA’s ...
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Research houses maintain 'buy' call for AMMB
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) has reiterated its ‘buy’ call on AMMB ...
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India financial watchdog imposes US$2.25m penalty on crypto exchange Binance
MUMBAI (June 20): India's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has imposed a fine of 188.2 million rupe...
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Courtyard by Marriott opens new hotel in KL
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Courtyard by Marriott opened its latest hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Kuala L...
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Malton collaborates with RHB Bank to offer green financing at River Park Bangsar South project in KL
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Malton Bhd (KL:MALTON) has partnered with RHB Banking Group (KL:RHBBANK) to ...
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SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son ready for next big bet after hiatus
(June 20): SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son declared he is ready to swing for the fences wh...
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Yinson's earnings may improve, but needs to clear up accounts — analysts
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Yinson Holdings Bhd’s (KL:YINSON) earnings will likely improve ahead thanks ...
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China’s e-commerce giants dig deep on pitches to jolt wary buyers
(June 20): China’s shoppers are getting wooed this week like never before. The country’s biggest in...
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CGS International upgrades Uchi Technologies to 'add', raises target price to RM4.71
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): CGS International has upgraded Uchi Technologies Bhd (KL:UCHITEC) to 'add' a...
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Investment analysts mixed on Top Glove, target prices range from 63 sen to RM1.43
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Investment analysts are mixed on the outlook for Top Glove Corp Bhd (KL:TOPG...
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Apex Securities starts coverage on Solarvest, target price RM1.95
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Apex Securities Bhd has initiated coverage on Solarvest Holdings Bhd (KL:SLV...
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Bitcoin ETF lists on main Australian stock market for first time
(June 20): An exchange-traded fund investing in bitcoin listed on Australia’s main stock market for ...
Source: TheEdge

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