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Boost, e-wallet app reveals new features

Boost, e-wallet app reveals new features

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: GENERAL
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Kuala Lumpur, 20 June - Boost, Malaysia’s home-grown e-wallet app has updated new features that serve all payment needs for Malaysian. Boost introduced a key feature that will allow users to give back to society through its latest donation ...

These new features will complement the current services of buying prepaid top ups and digital vouchers as well as gifting, free money transfers, top up for others...

CIMB-Principal’s additional RMB1 billion RQFII quota a boon to access China A-Shares

CIMB-Principal’s additional RMB1 billion RQFII quota a boon to access China A-Shares

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: MARKETS
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CIMB-Principal Asset Management Bhd, the first asset management company in Malaysia to have received the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence in March 2017, was recently awarded an additional quota of RMB1 billi...

The initial quota of RMB600 million (approximately USD100 million) was fully utilised just after two months through the CIMB-Principal China Direct Opportunities F...

MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme returns for second year Launches with 27 Global Startups

MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme returns for second year Launches with 27 Global Startups

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: GENERAL
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Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) announced that the second cohort of its signature Global Accelerator Program (GAP) was underway. Twenty-seven handpicked startups have been selected from a total of 961 applicatio...

The programme will help equip each startup with the necessary skills, knowledge, and network to become investment-ready in four months, and potentially break into...

Press Metal Optimistic on Further Growth After Record Profits In 2017

Press Metal Optimistic on Further Growth After Record Profits In 2017

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: CORPORATE
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Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd has reported a revenue of RM8.2 billion for financial year 2017. Its profit after tax (PAT) saw an increase by 23 per cent totalling at RM 593.4 million compared to RM 483.6 in FY16. ...

The Company declared total dividends of 6.0 sen per share for FY17 and this translated to a payout ratio of close to 40 per cent of profits. “While we are satisfi...

Macquarie issues its 1000th warrant in Malaysia

Macquarie issues its 1000th warrant in Malaysia

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: MARKETS
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Following the issuance of 12 new warrants today, Macquarie has issued a total of 1,000 structured warrants in Malaysia since its debut in October 2014. The year 2018 kick-started with a stamp duty exemption for structured warrants, investo...

This appears to have been successful, with warrant volumes increasing 163 per cent as compared to the same period last year since the exemption was introduced. Th...

Epson named world’s number one projector brand for 17 consecutive years

Epson has been named as the number one projector brand worldwide for 17 consecutive years by Futuresource Consulting. The latest findings from Futuresource indicate ...

HSBC Encourages Professional Women on a Break to Make a ‘Career Comeback’

HSBC Malaysia in collaboration with TalentCorp launched an internship initiative, ‘Career Comeback’ programme to help female professionals resume their career post-s...

FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia June 2018 Semi-Annual Review

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 June 2018 – Bursa Malaysia Berhad today announced 12 new additions to the constituents of the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index. The F4GBM Inde...

Whitman launches iWealth app

Whitman Independent Advisors launched iWealth, Malaysia’s first advisor-driven online wealth management mobile application. Presented as a mobile application (app),...

Ricoh Appoints New Managing Director

Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has announced the appointment of Alice Lee as managing director effective 1st April. Helming Ricoh’s Malaysian operations following her sti...

CIMB Appoints Hendra Lembong as Chief Fintech Officer

CIMB Group has announced the appointment of Hendra Lembong as their chief fintech officer effective June 1. CIMB FinTech was launched in 2017 to drive innovation, a...

Inaugural CARI Briefings on ASEAN Economic Community 2018

Progress towards realising the goals of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2025 remains steady and ASEAN will continue to work closely to implement the deliverables ...

Sun Life Malaysia and Al Rajhi Bank Inked Ten-Year Bancatakaful Agreement

Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad and Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia signed an exclusive 10-year bancatakaful agreement that will see Sun Life Malaysia as the sole distributo...


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Eaton Committed to Help Businesses in Malaysia Minimise Electrical Outages

Eaton Committed to Help Businesses in Malaysia Minimise Electrical Outages

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: May-31-2018 | Category: FEATURES
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According to the World Bank Group, 18.9% of private sector businesses in Malaysia experienced electrical outages from March 2015 t...

Goodyear Advocates Road Safety for Drivers this Raya Season

Goodyear Advocates Road Safety for Drivers this Raya Season

Written By: Malaysian Business | Published: May-25-2018 | Category: FEATURES
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As the Raya season approaches, Malaysians are gearing up to hit the road and reunite with their families to celebrate. According ...

Stop Getting Routered! How an Application-Driven SD-WAN Enables the “Thin Branch” WAN Edge

Stop Getting Routered! How an Application-Driven SD-WAN Enables the “Thin Branch” WAN Edge

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As cloud adoption accelerates, shifting traffic patterns require the intelligent, application-aware steering of SaaS traffic direc...

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Boost, e-wallet app reveals new features

Boost, e-wallet app reveals new features

Kuala Lumpur, 20 June - Boost, Malaysia’s home-grown e-wallet app has updated new features that serve all payment needs for Malaysian. Boost introduced a key feature that will allow users to give back to society through its latest...

MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme returns for second year Launches with 27 Global Startups

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) announced that the second cohort of its signature Global Accelerator Program (GAP) was underway. Twenty-seven handpicked startups have been selected from a total of 961 ...

Epson named world’s number one projector brand for 17 consecutive years

Epson has been named as the number one projector brand worldwide for 17 consecutive years by Futuresource Consulting. The latest findings from Futuresource indicate that Epson has the largest market share for projectors 500-lumen ...

HSBC Encourages Professional Women on a Break to Make a ‘Career Comeback’

HSBC Malaysia in collaboration with TalentCorp launched an internship initiative, ‘Career Comeback’ programme to help female professionals resume their career post-sabbatical. This is in tandem with this year’s International Wome...

Whitman launches iWealth app

Whitman Independent Advisors launched iWealth, Malaysia’s first advisor-driven online wealth management mobile application. Presented as a mobile application (app), iWealth integrates bespoke advisory services with fintech innova...

CORPORATE NEWS

Press Metal Optimistic on Further Growth After Record Profits In 2017

Press Metal Optimistic on Further Growth After Record Profits In 2017

Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd has reported a revenue of RM8.2 billion for financial year 2017. Its profit after tax (PAT) saw an increase by 23 per cent totalling at RM 593.4 million compared to RM 483.6 in FY16. ...

LBS Bina’s Strategy Bears Fruit At PIPDA 2018

Faced with a dynamic property market, property developers are challenged to adapt quickly by offering quality and competitively priced developments for diverse customers in various income brackets. Demonstrating excellence in thi...

Road Maintenance Boosts Protasco’s Q1 Earnings

Protasco Bhd posted a RM4.3 million pre-tax profit on a 19.1 percent rise in revenue to RM157.5 million for the first quarter, underpinned by higher contributions from its maintenance division. An increase in periodic road works ...

CIMB Group Announces Record Rm1.74 Billion Profit Before Tax For 1Q18

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd reported a Profit Before Tax (“PBT”) of RM1.74 billion for the first quarter of 2018 (“1Q18”) – representing a 8.0% year-on-year (“Y-o-Y”) growth on the back of lower operating expenses of 6.8% Y-o-Y and a ...

WCT Q1 Profit Up 17% to RM38.3million

WCT Holdings Bhd, a leading engineering and construction as well as property company, announced today that it had registered a net profit of RM38.3 million for the first quarter ended 31 March 2018. This was 17% higher compared wi...

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CIMB-Principal’s additional RMB1 billion RQFII quota a boon to access China A-Shares

CIMB-Principal’s additional RMB1 billion RQFII quota a boon to access China A-Shares

CIMB-Principal Asset Management Bhd, the first asset management company in Malaysia to have received the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence in March 2017, was recently awarded an additional quota of ...

Macquarie issues its 1000th warrant in Malaysia

Following the issuance of 12 new warrants today, Macquarie has issued a total of 1,000 structured warrants in Malaysia since its debut in October 2014. The year 2018 kick-started with a stamp duty exemption for structured warrant...

FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia June 2018 Semi-Annual Review

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 June 2018 – Bursa Malaysia Berhad today announced 12 new additions to the constituents of the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index. The F4GBM Index measures the performance of public listed companies (PLCs) demo...

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI June semi-annual review

FTSE Russell and Bursa Malaysia announced that there will be three changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series yesterday. Hartalega Holding...

KLCI closes on firmer note on Wednesday

Bursa Malaysia closed on a firmer note on Wednesday with fund buying seen in Public Bank, Maxis and CIMB as investors grew more confident in the new administration's policies. At 5pm, the FBM KLCI was up 10.06 points or 0.54% to ...

 

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Eaton Committed to Help Businesses in Malaysia Minimise Electrical Outages

According to the World Bank Group, 18.9% of private sector businesses in Malaysia experienced electrical outages from March 2015 to May 2016. With the average duration of...

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Goodyear Advocates Road Safety for Drivers this Raya Season

As the Raya season approaches, Malaysians are gearing up to hit the road and reunite with their families to celebrate. According to the Royal Malaysian Police, the influ...

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Stop Getting Routered! How an Application-Driven SD-WAN Enables the “Thin Branch” WAN Edge

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Cybersecurity Remains Biggest Barrier to Fintech and Banking Sector Partnerships in Asia Pacific including Malaysia

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today called for established financial institutions and their fintech partners to jo...

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