Quek Buying Kencana But Should You Follow?

TYCOON Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan, owner of the Hong Leong Group, may emerge as a substantial shareholder of oil rig builder Kencana Petroleum Bhd (KLSE : KENCANA : stock-code 5122), sources said. According to Business Times, Quek may buy between 12 and 15 per cent of the company's shares from existing [...]

Which Industry Should You Get A Job From?

Can you tell me which company will pay an average $622,000 per employee in compensation (bonus) per year? This is what you're looking for after spending years in school, high school, college or university just to get that piece of paper right? So, besides choosing the right major, you better be wise [...]

How Much Did Thailand Lose In 24 Hours?

It's as expected that the Thailand military appointed government has no other choice but to reverse their earlier decision to impose restrictions on foreign investments to curb speculation on the country's baht currency. The problem here is the inability of the new government to understand the Basic [...]

Does Malaysia PM Owns RM30 Million Yacht?

Bernama today clarified that Malaysia Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has denied buying a RM30 million boat as reported by a newspaper in Turkey recently. "The report is inaccurate. It is a lie. I don't know where it got such facts," he told reporters here when asked to comment on a [...]

Maxis Second Attempt To Buy India's Hutchison Essar

Maxis Communications Bhd (KLSE : MAXIS, stock-code 5051) has made a bid for a controlling stake in India’s Hutchison Essar (http://www.hutch.co.in/), the fourth largest mobile operator, in an effort to further stamp its presence in the Indian market, according to press reports from India. Maxis’ [...]

Panic Sell-Off Forced Thailand To Lifts Investment Controls

After being punished today, 19-Dec-2006, the Thai government is making a U-turn in lifting controls on foreign investment in stocks after the market plunged nearly 15 percent, sending panic throughout regional bourses of worries about a repeat of 1997 Asian Economic Crisis. Investors dumped stocks i [...]

Would You Like Short-Selling By Now?

Since Yusli, CEO of Bursa Malaysia (KLSE : BURSA, stock-code 1818) confidently declared recently that Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange bull was the result of foreign investors jumping in to buy the stocks causing it to hit the 9-years high, I suppose Yusli can say the same thing about today's performance [...]

Kuala Lumpur Kepong Follows The Smart Move

As blogged earlier in FinanceTwitter, one after another palm oil plantation company starts to build its' shield when the mega-merger of Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad (KLSE : GUTHRIE, stock-code 3131), Sime Darby Berhad (KLSE : SIME, stock-code 4197) and Golden Hope Plantations Berhad (KLSE : GHOPE, stock- [...]

Thai Currency Under Attack Again After 1997 Crisis?

Thai Baht seems to be under attack again by currency speculators since the 1997 Asia Economic Crisis which started from the same place, same method and same culprit. But this time the problem is the rises of Baht.The Bank of Thailand announced fresh measures on Monday, 18-Dec-2006, to try to curb th [...]

Call Warants Expiry Date, Strike Price & Exercise Ratio

One of the main problem with Malaysia stock market is the attitude of the authority, be it Security Commission or the Stock Exchange itself (better known as Bursa or KLSE) in creating more values to investors (retail of foreign) in terms of basic lifeblood in the form of "information". Despite screa [...]


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