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Airasia Says Still With Airbus, No Plans To Buy Boeing Planes

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Bhd is sticking with Airbus and has no plans currently to purchase Boeing aircraft, Group CEO Tony Fernandes said at a press briefing late on Thursday.

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Petronas To Pay RM19 Bln Dividend To Govt This Year

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has committed to pay RM19 billion in dividend to the government for 2018, higher than RM16 billion in 2017.

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Malaysia’s Economic Environment Positive Ahead Of GE14 - Johari

Filepic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economic environment and market sentiment remain positive ahead of the coming 14th General Election, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

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Bursa Malaysia Opens Lower For 3rd Consecutive Day

KUALA LUMPUR -- Bursa Malaysia opened lower for the third consecutive day today, tracking the extended global sell-off overnight amid US interest rate hike fears.

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Trump To Impose Steep Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum, Stoking Trade War Talk

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump announced on Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. producers, risking retaliation from major trade partners like China, Europe and neighboring Canada as well as helping to trigger a large selloff on Wall Street.

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Asia Extends Wall Street Selloff As Trump Sparks Fears Of Trade War

TOKYO: Stock markets in Asia extended a selloff on Wall Street as investors were rattled after President Donald Trump’s announced the United States would impose hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising the specter of a global trade war.

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U.S. Oil Rises For First Time In Four Days

TOKYO  - U.S. oil prices rose on Friday, snapping three days of declines and taking a breather after steep falls this week that wiped out recent gains made on hopes a global oil glut is coming to an end.

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U.S. Steel Stocks Gain After Trump Tweet On Trade

Shares of U.S. steel companies climbed in premarket trading on Thursday after President Donald Trump tweeted that the steel and aluminum industries needed “free, fair and smart trade”, adding to expectations he would announce tariffs on foreign imports.

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Big Pharma, Big Data: Why Drugmakers Want Your Health Records

LONDON - Drugmakers are racing to scoop up patient health records and strike deals with technology companies as big data analytics start to unlock a trove of information about how medicines perform in the real world.

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AirAsia Contributed RM837b To Malaysia's GDP: Fernandes

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the low-cost airline has contributed RM837 billion to Malaysia’s gross domestic product.

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