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Malaysia, Singapore urged to develop LNG hub

Malaysia and Singapore need to develop an Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub as a platform to provide an economically sustainable energy solution to Asian countries.

Improved small business confidence in 2014

Small business confidence in Malaysia continues to rise with the majority of small businesses expecting their business and the economy to grow over the next year.

Global economy to be considered before adjusting monetary policy: BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will look at the future prospects of the global economy, alongside the current recession in Japan, before adjusting monetary policy to support the country's economic growth, said its Governor, Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

GDP to moderate next year: RHB Research

Malaysia's real gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to grow at a faster pace of 5.8 per cent in 2014 before moderating to 5.3 per cent next year, RHB Research said.

China, US driving force for global economy: Chinese FM

China and the United States have become the main driving force for global economic growth which is recovering albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, Xinhua news agency reports Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao as saying.

Economy can grow 5.5%-6% this year: Mustapa

Malaysia has the potential to achieve an economic growth of between 5.5 and 6 per cent as targeted for this year, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

Local bourse may rebound on year-end window dressing

The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia FBM KLCI trend is uncertain next week but could rebound on window dressing, a dealer said.

SMEs urged to take advantage of govt incentives

All small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should take advantage of the RM11.4 billion in government incentives earmarked for their development in 2015, says Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

Lifting economic growth primary focus at G20 summit

The target to achieve a stronger and sustainable economic growth will top this year's G20 agenda as leaders of 20 major world economies converge here for their annual forum.

FDI drops in first 9 months this year

Malaysia's foreign direct investment (FDI) or the first nine months of 2014 slipped to RM24.9 billion from RM26.8 billion in the same period last year.