Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:32

The Edge Malaysia - Which Banks Have Better Efficiency ? (26 August 2019)

The Edge Malaysia - Which Banks Have Better Efficiency ? (26 August 2019)

The recent rate cuts by central banks around the world have turned the spotlight on banking stocks. Theoretically, an interest rate cut is not good for banks as it reduces their net interest margin and thus, profitability. Given that global interest rates are expected to stay low, it is important that the banks operate efficiently. Donkey Stock checks out the best banks.

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Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:17

The Edge Malaysia - Malaysian Consumer Confidence (5 August 2019)

The Edge Malaysia - Malaysian Consumer Confidence (5 August 2019)

Malaysian consumers are the 10th most confident globally, based on The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey that was produced in collaboration with Nielsen. The index score of 110 points in 2Q2019 is a slight dip compared with the 115 points posted in 1Q2019 and 117 points in the same quarter last year. The consumers' perception of local job propects, personal finances and intentions/readiness to spend. These are some of the findings of the survey.

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Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:01

The Edge Malaysia -Tourist Arrivals to Malaysia & Spending Trend (29 July 2019)

The Edge Malaysia -Tourist Arrivals to Malaysia & Spending Trend (29 July 2019)

Malaysia's tourist arrivals and receipts saw an improvement in the first three months of 2019 compared with a year ago as we welcomed 6.7 million tourists compared with 6.62 million previously. However, there was a 1.5% decline in arrivals from Singapore - the country's biggest tourist market - to 2.62 million and a 3.8% decline in spending to RM6.17 billion in receipts. Meanwhile, arrivals from Saudi Arabia - our biggest per capital spenders - declined by a fifth. At the same time, arrivals from Vietnam, China, South Korea and India rose with receipts from total tourist spending improving 16.9% to RM21.4 billion. Of this, Chinese arrivals accounted for RM3.71 billion and Indonesian arrivals, RM2.83 billion.

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Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:48

The Edge Malaysia - Sought-After Skills Across Asia: Do You Have What It Takes ? (22 July 2019)

The Edge Malaysia - Sought-After Skills Across Asia: Do You Have What It Takes ? (22 July 2019)

Many employees believe their skill sets will still be in demand five years from now, and spend only two hours per week on upskilling, a recent survey by global recruitment firm Hays across five markets - Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Japan - has found. Employers disagree. Companies, 65% of which are restructuring to keep up with evolving business needs, claim that skill shortages are hampering operations, and point to a need for a change in employee mindsets.

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Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:39

The Edge Malaysia - Salary Trends in Asia (15 July 2019)

The Edge Malaysia - Salary Trends in Asia (15 July 2019)

Here is some interesting data on salary-related matters gleaned from a survey by global recruitment firm Hays of over 3,000 employers, representing some six million employees, across five markets - Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Japan - in 4Q2018.

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