Monthly Archives: October 2007

Investing basics – getting a stock price

This article is reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. Getting A Stock Price   The stock price … Continue reading

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New KLCI all-time high: 1,411 points

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) rose to an all-time high of 1,411 points yesterday (29 Oct 2007) as dealers said that the stronger ringgit intensified buying by local and foreign funds. The KLCI opened 5.40 points or 0.39 percent … Continue reading

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Lim Goh Tong

Today is the funeral for the Genting founder, Lim Goh Tong. It has been seven days since he died. The funeral promises to be a grand affair befitting a man of his stature. A simple man, yet a very successful … Continue reading

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AirAsia to fly into Singapore

Christmas has come early for AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes. The biggest story in today’s newspapers is the news that AirAsia has finally been given the green light to fly into Singapore. This is the biggest present that Fernandes could have … Continue reading

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Penang bridge’s third lane

The third lane on the Penang Bridge is expected to be completed by August 2009, according to the works minister, S. Samy Vellu. And the lane would probably be designated only for heavy vehicles to overcome congestion on the bridge. … Continue reading

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Changes to EPF scheme

This is a press statement released by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) yesterday. I shall comment on parts of this statement later when more details are available: About 11.4 million Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) members are expected to benefit from … Continue reading

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The golden rules – don’t buy and hold

This article is reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. GOLDEN RULE 4: Don’t Buy And Hold The … Continue reading

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Let the spirit of nationhood burn bright

As we celebrate the 191st anniversary of the Penang Free School today, here is an interesting reminiscence by A. Murad Merican that appeared in the New Straits Times on 25 Aug 2007. Murad is an associate professor at the Universiti … Continue reading

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Malaysian investors remain bullish

A Bernama report two days ago said that despite fears that the US sub-prime crisis will spread to the wider global economy, 60% of Malaysians have a positive investment outlook. The news agency was quoting a study by ING Asia … Continue reading

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The golden rules – always trade with the trend

This article is reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. GOLDEN RULE 3: Always Trade With The Trend … Continue reading

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