Hot tech sector prompts shakeup in S&P 500 stock indexes

NEW YORK: The hot and rapidly changing tech sector has prompted the S&P 500 stock index to reshuffle its components, opening up more chances to invest in Google, Netflix, Facebook and other stars...

Asian markets pick up Wall St baton to end week on a high

HONG KONG: Asian markets enjoyed another day of strong buying on Friday, helping them to end the week with a flourish as investors looked past the China-US trade row to focus on the booming American ...

BNM international reserves lower at US$103.9 bln

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves amounted to US$103.9 billion as at Sept 14 compared with US$104.4 billion as at Aug 30, 2018. In a statement yesterday, the central b...

SIBEC to bring Sarawak businesses into the future

KUCHING: The inaugural Sarawak International Business Exhibition and Conference (SIBEC) 2018 promises a packed program at BCCK on October 12-13 2018 that will allow Sarawak businesses to connect with...

67 raids on illegal gambling conducted from July 23-29

KUCHING: Sarawak CID chief, SAC Dennis Leong said since the setting up of a round-the-clock Special Ops Room on July 23, they have received a total of 25 tips on gambling activities in the state from...

Retail sector growth revised higher to 5.3 pct post-GE 14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s retail sector is estimated to chalk up a growth of 5.3 per cent after the 14th General Election and revised from an earlier estimate of 4.7 per cent, said Retail Group Malays...