Archive for December, 2013

Higher ahead of New Year

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

THE Straits Times Index rose 3.53 points, or 0.11 per cent, to 3,153.29. The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.05 per cent while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index added 0.34 per cent. Among the top actives, SingTel added 0.28 per cent, DBS lost 0.18 per cent, Vallianz gained 9.63 per cent, Keppel Corp […]

Target Says PINs Were Also Stolen

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Target said Friday that debit card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer this month. The company said the stolen numbers, which customers type in to keypads to make secure transactions, were encrypted and that this strongly reduces risk to consumers. In addition to the encrypted […]

Kenanga: Axis REIT may sell more assets

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Axis REIT Managers Bhd may sell more assets at the expense of making acquisitions next year, a research firm said. Axis REIT last week announced that it is selling Axis Plaza for RM34 million. Kenanga Research feels there could be other disposals. “Axis REIT has a total of RM225 million revaluation gains across […]

How To Behave Like a Badass Sales Trader/Dealer/Broker

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Year end review … reposting one of the favourites.Getting into a dealing room is difficult in the first place. After the initiation period, you will have to behave accordingly in order to be a “stockbroker”. Most of the behavioural traits will be inculcated via osmosis, but you can always learn some handy tricks. Yell Occasionally – […]

Buffett ‘major mistake’ leads to Berkshire acquisition

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Berkshire is buying a division of Phillips 66 with shares of the company it already owns. Neat trick. FORTUNE — Warren Buffett is turning one of his biggest blunders into a deal for Berkshire Hathaway. On Monday, Berkshire (BRKA) announced it was acquiring a specialty chemical division of oil refiner Phillips 66 (PSX). To pay […]

Affin Research upgrades Unisem to Buy, target price RM1.39 (Star)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Affin Investment Research has upgraded Unisem to a Buy with a target price of RM1.39 and it believes the worst is over for the company. It said on Tuesday that after two consecutive years of financial losses, management in a recent meeting guided that the worse could be over as the group has restructured itself and […]

KL index closes at record 1,872.52

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Market breath was positive as advancers led decliners 448 to 343, with 297 counters unchanged, 473 untraded and 33 suspended. Market was lifted by gains in heavyweights: British American Tobacco increased RM1.00 to RM64.20, Petronas Dagangan gained 82 sen to RM31.82 and Kuala Lumpur Kepong rose 36 sen to RM24.96. The market, aided by year-end […]

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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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APFT banking on oil venture

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: APFT Bhd, an aviation training firm, aims to return to the black in the financial year ending March 2015, driven by the company’s venture into the oil and gas industry. Executive chairman Datuk Faruk Othman said the company’s prospects would look brighter after the conclusion of a 51 per cent stake acquisition in […]

Court Overturns Conviction Of Priest In Abuse Cover-Up

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

A Superior Court of Pennsylvania has overturned the conviction of William Lynn, the first U.S. priest found guilty of mishandling sex abuse cases. “Court Overturns Conviction Of Priest In Abuse Cover-Up” is categorized as “us”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this […]