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News & Publications

23 January 2019

Banks

Malaysia likely to maintain benchmark overnight interest rate

Capital markets

Permodalan Nasional now single largest shareholder in Sapura Energy

Digital asset operators have until Friday to identify themselves to Securities Commission

Construction

New contractor sought for East Coast Rail Link

Bina Puri receives RM252 million contract for Gemas-JB double-tracking project

Muhibbah Engineering seeks explanation for cancelled RM585 million wharf contract

Property

Axis REIT optimistic of maintaining current performance for coming FY19

Country View’s Q4 profit surges

Eco World expects to buck trend again

Qatar keen for role in Malton’s Pavilion Bukit Jalil mall

Sunway Property unveils first serviced suites in Asia with hotspring

Technology

Slower growth anticipated

World Cloud Ventures to develop blockchain for Capital City Property, Lewre Bespoke

Telecommunications

edotco partners with Japan’s JTOWER

Tourism

Resorts World Genting’s newly revamped ‘Skytropolis Funland’ opens

Wealth

Equanimity, luxury yacht that makes billionaires drool, still awaits buyer

ASIA

Antitrust

Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC and StanChart fined in South Korea

Real estate

Buyer beware in Asia

AUSTRALIA

Competition

Watchdog sets new provisional date for decision on TPG Telecom-Vodafone merger

Real estate

China’s youngest female billionaire sells three-storey Sydney penthouse at huge loss

EUROPE

Banks

UBS latest to suffer from wild market swings

Investors more worried about short term

Competition

MasterCard fined €570 million

SINGAPORE

Intellectual property

HC has jurisdiction to hear application to revoke patent

Legal profession

Lawyer who doctored NUS law degree certificate struck off

Technology

British appliance maker Dyson makes new home in Asia

Entrepreneur’s move not all about Brexit

Telecommunications

Keppel, Singapore Press not raising offer price to gain majority control of M1

UK

Accountancy

Financial Reporting Council opens another probe into KPMG

Autos

Bentley’s plan to return to the black could be undone

Employment

Dispute over restrictive covenants could have profound implications for those in partnerships

US

Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson feeling ongoing effects of drug cost debate

Investors should brace for rough 2019

J&J, DePuy Orthopaedics unit resolve hip-implant claims for US$120 million

Technology

IBM chief’s efforts to turn it around gaining traction