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Bezos, Nvidia join OpenAI in funding humanoid robot startup
(Feb 24): Jeff Bezos, Nvidia Corp and other big technology names are investing in a business that’s ...
Source: TheEdge

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Nvidia flirts with US$2 trillion valuation as rapid ascent extends
(Feb 24): Nvidia Corp is on track to become the first semiconductor firm with a US$2 trillion (RM9.5...
Source: TheEdge

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The curious case of YNH and its JVs
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 24): YNH Property Bhd’s RM1.1 billion investment in numerous property development ...
Source: TheEdge

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Landmarks unit's receiver and manager finds buyer for Langkawi luxury resort
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 24): Landmarks Bhd said a buyer has been found for its wholly-owned unit Andaman R...
Source: TheEdge

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KNM takes out RM2.1m loan from major shareholder MAA to pay CEO’s salary
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): KNM Group Bhd’s major shareholder MAA Group Bhd will fork out RM2.1 million t...
Source: TheEdge

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Nvidia hits US$2 tril valuation as AI frenzy grips Wall Street
(Feb 23): Nvidia hit US$2 trillion (RM9.5 trillion) in market value on Friday, riding on an insatiab...
Source: TheEdge

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Seng Fong posts best quarterly earnings since listing; planning private placement, bonus issue
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Seng Fong Holdings Bhd has proposed a private placement in a bid to raise up ...
Source: TheEdge

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Baltic Exchange shipping updates: Feb 23, 2024
A weekly round-up of tanker and dry bulk market (Feb 23, 2024) This report is produced by the Baltic...
Source: TheEdge

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JWD emerges as substantial shareholder in Swift Haulage after completing 20.4% stake buy
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Thailand-listed SCGJWD Logistics PCL (SJWD) has emerged as a substantial shar...
Source: TheEdge

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Samchem returns to the black in 4Q on improved margin
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Samchem Holdings Bhd returned to profitability in the fourth quarter with a n...
Source: TheEdge

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Carmakers are unveiling new fast-charging EVs
(Feb 23): Automakers are rolling out new 800-volt electric vehicle (EV) platforms, which promise to ...
Source: TheEdge

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Byju’s investors vote to oust CEO from troubled edtech startup
(Feb 23): Major Byju’s shareholders including Prosus NV and Peak XV Partners voted Friday to oust it...
Source: TheEdge

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Julius Baer suffered tech crash that left bank, clients offline
(Feb 23): Julius Baer Group AG suffered a crash of its core banking systems on Feb 16 that left Swit...
Source: TheEdge

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Pharmaniaga submits PN17 regularisation plan to Bursa Securities
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Pharmaniaga Bhd has submitted its regularisation plan to Bursa Malaysia Secur...
Source: TheEdge

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MR D.I.Y 4Q net profit up 16.6%, declares 1 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR: MR D.I.Y Group Bhd is confident of its prospects amid strong demand for essential prod...
Source: TheStar

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EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
EVENING 5: PM announces incentives for firms moving to TRX Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consum...
Source: TheEdge

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Malakoff posts RM884.36mil net loss for FY23
KUALA LUMPUR: Malakoff Corp Bhd reported a net loss of RM884.36 million in the financial year ended ...
Source: TheStar

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Kerjaya Prospek Property books flat 3Q on lower margins
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Kerjaya Prospek Property Bhd’s net profit for the third quarter ended Dec 31,...
Source: TheEdge

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MR DIY's 4Q net profit up 16.6%, to open 180 stores in 2024
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Home improvement retailer MR DIY Group (M) Bhd’s net profit increased 16.6% i...
Source: TheEdge

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Axis Reit to acquire Klang industrial complex from Amsteel Mills for RM49m
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (Axis REIT) announced that the group has en...
Source: TheEdge

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APB Resources upbeat about prospects
KUALA LUMPUR: APB Resources Bhd remains positive about the outlook, not only within the core fabrica...
Source: TheStar

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Better margin lifts Matrix’s 3Q profit, declares 2.5 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd logged a 5.27% rise in its third quarter net pro...
Source: TheEdge

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Malakoff books FY23 loss despite more power produced, 4Q in the red again
PETALING JAYA (Feb 23): Malakoff Corp Bhd turned to net loss of RM357.1 million in the fourth quarte...
Source: TheEdge

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Greatech posts record profit in FY2023, sees sustained momentum this year
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Greatech Technology Bhd posted its highest annual profit for the financial ye...
Source: TheEdge

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TM's net profit soars by 63.6% to RM1.87bil in FY23
KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd’s (TM) saw its net profit jump 63.6 per cent to RM1.87 billion fo...
Source: TheStar

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SAM Engineering profit comes off peak in 4Q, sees delayed chip sector recovery
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Bhd, a subsidiary of Singapore Aerospace Manu...
Source: TheEdge

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Mi Technovation’s 4Q net profit drops 30% on lower utilisation rate
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Semiconductor equipment maker Mi Technovation Bhd said fourth quarter net pro...
Source: TheEdge

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Malaysians’ mental health marginally better in 2023, but concerns remain
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): The mental health of Malaysians improved in 2023 compared to the year before ...
Source: TheEdge

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More effective alert on ‘Smartlane’ needed at highways — deputy works minister
MUAR (Feb 23): All highway operators need to establish a more effective “Smartlane” notification sys...
Source: TheEdge

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Telekom Malaysia 4Q net profit more than doubles as tax credit, lower costs help
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): State-owned fixed-line operator Telekom Malaysia (TM) said Friday its net pro...
Source: TheEdge

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Phamaniaga submits regularisation plan to Bursa
PETALING JAYA: Pharmaniaga Bhd has submitted its regularisation plan to Bursa Malaysia, marking a cr...
Source: TheStar

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Matrix Concepts has unbilled sales of RM1.2bil
KUALA LUMPUR: Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd’s unbilled sales of RM1.2bil as at Dec 31, 2023, will pro...
Source: TheStar

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FBM KLCI bounces back from two days of losses
KUALA LUMPUR: The local bourse rebounded following two days of losses as investors moved to seize op...
Source: TheStar

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Bank earnings likely to come in neutral to muted in 4Q2023 — MIDF
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Earnings in the banking sector in the fourth quarter of 2023 (4Q2023) are exp...
Source: TheEdge

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Toyota extends shutdown of two production lines after emission test irregularities
TOKYO (Feb 23): Toyota Motor has extended until March 1 the shutdown of two production lines at two ...
Source: TheEdge

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Plantation stocks retreat as weak earnings stoke concerns
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Plantation stocks retreated on Friday as a slew of weaker-than-expected earni...
Source: TheEdge

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Loke: Agreement in principal for airlines to impose carbon emission fees
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 23): The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has reached an agreement in principle to allow a...
Source: TheEdge

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Brunei’s GallopAir, buyer of Comac planes, eyes year-end launch
SINGAPORE (Feb 23): Brunei-based airline startup GallopAir hopes to start operations by the end of 2...
Source: TheEdge

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Foreign debuts, but few defence deals at Singapore Airshow
SINGAPORE (Feb 23): The Singapore Airshow included the foreign debuts of new weapons systems, growin...
Source: TheEdge

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IOI Corp's 2Q profit down 53% to RM335.4 mil, declares 4.5 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): IOI Corp Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter shrank 52.9% year-on-year, m...
Source: TheEdge

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Weaker ringgit may impact Sime Darby Property’s profit margins, says MD
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Sime Darby Property Bhd (SDP), whose share price jumped to a four-year high f...
Source: TheEdge

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MSM shares rise on 4Q results, analysts see exports keeping sugar refiner in the black
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Shares in MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd climbed on Friday, following improved fou...
Source: TheEdge

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IOI posts net profit fall to RM335.4mil, maintains positive outlook on plantations ops
KUALA LUMPUR: IOI Corp Bhd is anticipating a satisfactory second half to its 2024 financial year (FY...
Source: TheStar

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Powerwell’s share price climbs near four-year high as trading volume spikes
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Shares of Powerwell Holdings Bhd surged on Friday to its highest in nearly fo...
Source: TheEdge

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FBM KLCI ends morning flat as corporate results roll in
KUALA LUMPUR: The benchmark FBM KLCI was flat at midday even as global technology stocks rallied on ...
Source: TheStar

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Analysts keep 'buy' on Axiata as FY2023 results beat expectations
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Analysts are positive on Axiata Group Bhd, and kept their ‘buy’ calls for the...
Source: TheEdge

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Muar Ban Lee’s growth prospects looking good in a green economy amid El Nino concerns
MUAR Ban Lee Group Bhd (MBL) which is renowned for its innovative approach in the palm kernel oil in...
Source: FocusMalaysia

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US achieves first moon landing in half century with private spacecraft
(Feb 23): A spacecraft built and flown by Texas-based company Intuitive Machines landed near the moo...
Source: TheEdge

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Nvidia identifies Huawei as top competitor for the first time in filing
(Feb 23): Nvidia identified Huawei as a top competitor in several categories, including artificial i...
Source: TheEdge

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Nvidia has begun sampling two new AI chips for China market, says CEO
SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING (Feb 22): Nvidia is currently offering customers samples of its two new artifi...
Source: TheEdge

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Sime Darby Property raises FY2024 sales target after surpassing previous year's benchmark
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Sime Darby Property Bhd has raised its sales target for the financial year en...
Source: TheEdge

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How Japan pulled off an early victory in chip production race
(Feb 23): When Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) unveiled plans to begin building a new c...
Source: TheEdge

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Sime Darby Property achieves sales of RM3.3bil, record post-demerger revenue of RM3.44bil in FY23
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Property Bhd is looking forward to a positive 2024 with plans to hit a RM3b...
Source: TheStar

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FBM KLCI rides on utility stocks to end higher amid softer broad market on Friday
THE FBM KLCI continued its upward momentum to close in positive territory despite the overall broad ...
Source: FocusMalaysia

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Bursa could rise on Wall St rally, fresh optimism from corporate earnings
KUALA LUMPUR: The rally on Wall Street overnight is likely to spill over to the domestic market even...
Source: TheStar

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Nvidia rally pushes CEO Jensen Huang’s wealth to US$69b
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): A scorching rally in Nvidia Corp shares this year has propelled its co-founde...
Source: TheEdge

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Phillip Capital raises Dayang’s earnings on robust outlook, ups target price to RM2.70
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Phillip Capital has maintained its “buy” rating on Dayang Enterprise Holdings...
Source: TheEdge

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TA Securities downgrades Kossan following run-up in share price
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): TA Securities has downgraded Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd to “hold” at RM2.02...
Source: TheEdge

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AGX has staged a bullish breakout, says RHB Retail Research
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): RHB Retail Research said AGX Group Bhd has staged a bullish breakout on stron...
Source: TheEdge

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Cape EMS eyeing to extend upside movement, says RHB Retail Research
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): RHB Retail Research said Cape EMS Bhd is eyeing to extend the upside movement...
Source: TheEdge

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Low palm oil production levels, KPK to support smallholders
PLANTATION and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani expressed grave concern over the l...
Source: FocusMalaysia

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AT&T restores service after hours of outage
(Feb 23): AT&T said it had restored wireless service for all affected customers, several hours after...
Source: TheEdge

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Nvidia rises most in about nine months as AI drives sales
(Feb 23): Nvidia Corp. rose the most in about nine months after the chipmaker delivered another eye-...
Source: TheEdge

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Reddit files publicly for IPO after two years on sidelines
(Feb 23): Reddit Inc. filed for an initial public offering, confirming its revenue growth and helpin...
Source: TheEdge

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What to expect on Bursa Malaysia this Friday
BELOW are excerpts of viewpoints from two selected research houses on what investors can expect in t...
Source: FocusMalaysia

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REDtone Digital flags intense telco competition as 2Q profit drops 45%
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): REDtone Digital Bhd flagged intense competition in the telecommunications seg...
Source: TheEdge

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Netizens rejoice at boycott efforts as Starbucks M’sia parent BFood reports lower earnings - Focus Malaysia
THE boycott of products and companies perceived to be pro-Israel have been on-going for several mont...
Source: FocusMalaysia

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AirAsia renegotiates plane orders with Airbus
PETALING JAYA: AirAsia, the aviation arm of Capital A Bhd, has renegotiated its plane orders with Eu...
Source: TheStar

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Dnex secures software and maintenance contract from IRB
KUALA LUMPUR: Dagang Nexchange Bhd’s (Dnex) subsidiary Innovation Associates Consulting Sdn Bhd has ...
Source: TheStar

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Ekovest sells land for RM66.8mil
PETALING JAYA: Ekovest Bhd is disposing of 13 parcels of land in Kuala Lumpur to Airman Sdn Bhd in a...
Source: TheStar

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LBS RECORDS ALL-TIME HIGH NET PROFIT
LBS Bina Group Bhd’s unaudited financial results for 2023 show that the company achieved revenue of ...
Source: TheStar

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What bubble? Nvidia profits are rising even more than its stock
(Feb 22): Nvidia Corp’s blowout earnings report lifted shares and assured the market that artificial...
Source: TheEdge

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EVD's suspended director prohibited from calling EGM
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): EVD Bhd executive director of operations and major shareholder Mah Seong Huak...
Source: TheEdge

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AirAsia to shift focus from direct network to hub-and-spoke model
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): AirAsia is planning to transform into a network carrier that operates under t...
Source: TheEdge

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Perak Transit 4Q net profit up 9.2% y-o-y; declares 0.75 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Perak Transit Bhd’s net profit grew 9.2% to RM17.31 million in the fourth qua...
Source: TheEdge

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TSH Resources 4QFY23 net profit drops amid smaller forex gain and higher taxation; declares 2.5 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): TSH Resources Bhd’s net profit came in lower at RM25.43 million in the fourth...
Source: TheEdge

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A321LR joins AirAsia's Airbus order book
SEPANG (Feb 22): AirAsia Group Bhd has restructured its massive aircraft order book from Airbus, sai...
Source: TheEdge

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CSC Steel logs threefold rise in FY2023 profit as 4Q sees strong recovery, plans 9.4 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): CSC Steel Holdings Bhd recorded a net profit of RM10.49 million for its fourt...
Source: TheEdge

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A321LR joins AirAsia's Airbus order book
SEPANG: AirAsia Group Bhd has restructured its massive aircraft order book from Airbus, said Capital...
Source: TheStar

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BlackRock, Temasek-led group invests US$150 mil in thermal battery maker Antora
(Feb 22): Thermal battery maker Antora Energy on Thursday said it has raised US$150 million in a fun...
Source: TheEdge

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DNeX bags RM11.17mil contract from IRB
KUALA LUMPUR: Dagang Nexchange Bhd's (DNeX) subsidiary Innovation Associates Consulting Sdn Bhd has ...
Source: TheStar

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VinFast posts higher revenue in 4Q, aims to nearly triple sales in 2024
HANOI (Feb 22): Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast on Thursday reported a smaller-than-e...
Source: TheEdge

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Strong MCement, YTL Power performance lift YTL Corp 2Q profit six-fold to RM589 mil
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): YTL Corp Bhd net profit in the second quarter ended Dec 31, 2023 (2QFY2024) r...
Source: TheEdge

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Ekovest disposes of 13 parcels of land for RM66.8mil
PETALING JAYA: Ekovest Bhd is disposing of 13 parcels of land in Kuala Lumpur to Airman Sdn Bhd in a...
Source: TheStar

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Luxchem's 4Q net profit jumps over fourfold, pays 0.8 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Luxchem Corp Bhd's net profit jumped to RM11.07 million in its fourth quarter...
Source: TheEdge

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Kossan says challenging environment to continue in FY2024 after lowest annual earnings in 17 years
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd expects the challenging operational landscape to...
Source: TheEdge

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Pecca Aviation enters strategic partnership for enhanced aircraft MRO standards
KUALA LUMPUR: Pecca Group Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pecca Aviation Services Sdn Bhd has entered...
Source: TheStar

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Ekovest sells land in KL for RM67mil in related party transaction
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Infrastructure and construction company Ekovest Bhd is disposing of 13 parcel...
Source: TheEdge

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YTL Power’s 2Q net profit up four fold lifted by Singapore power biz
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): YTL Power International Bhd, whose shares have continued to rise by 48% since...
Source: TheEdge

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Sunway registers record high revenue of RM6.14b for FY23
PETALING JAYA: Sunway Bhd posted record high revenue of RM6.14 billion for the financial year ended ...
Source: TheSun

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Petron to pursue growth opportunities
PETALING JAYA: Petron Malaysia Refining and Marketing Bhd will continue to pursue growth opportuniti...
Source: TheStar

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