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MALAYSIA BUDGET 2019 – Restoring the Malaysian Economy as an Asian Tiger
Article | 05 Nov 2018
Budget 2019 themed “A Resurgent Malaysia, A Dynamic Economy, A Prosperous Society” was tabled by the Finance Minister on 2 November 2018 and generally it is within expectations. In fact, we were expecting a broadly punitive budget as both the Prime Minister and Finance Minister alluded a budget with more taxes and “…expect some pain and even offer some sacrifice” during the Malaysia: A New Dawn Investors’ Conference, a month ago. read more

 

Trade War : Who cares
Article | 12 Mar 2018
 US decided to imposed tariffs of 25% and 10% on selected steel and aluminium imports, respectively. Importantly, Canada and Mexico were excluded. This is notable as 23.7% of steel imports and 41.5% of aluminium imports come from Canada and Mexico. The tariffs will take effect in about 15 days. Trump administration’s strategies are likely (1) a midterm election strategy, (2) a trade negotiation ploy, and (3) a way to reduce the US trade deficit (reduce imports and increase domestic production). read more

 

2018 TheEdge – Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards
Article | 5 Apr 2018
Over the years, Phillip Mutual Berhad has offered award winning funds, through our business partners, on our funds platform. This year is no different as our business partners have won 47 from 71 individual awards and 4 from 7 group awards in the 2018 TheEdge – Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards.read more