HOW TO START A BUSINESS DURING ECONOMIC INSTABILITY?

HOW TO START A BUSINESS DURING ECONOMIC INSTABILITY? Reality hits us hard. 2020 was one of the worst years for many of us. Various businesses have to be closed down and workers are laid off from their full-time jobs. If you are thinking of starting a business during this crisis,

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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INVESTMENT: DEEP, PERSISTENT, AND BROAD BASED

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INVESTMENT: DEEP, PERSISTENT, AND BROAD BASED Report based on findings from World Banks. The plunge in global economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by an even larger collapse in investment. The investment contraction in 2020 was deeper in advanced economies than in emerging

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LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC

LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC Report based on findings from World Banks. Lasting investment losses. History suggests that the adverse effects on investment of the pandemic will linger. After epidemics in the past, losses to investment have been deeper and longer lasting than GDP losses, perhaps because of lasting effects

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Bank of 2030: The Future of Bank Transformation

Bank of 2030: The Future of Bank Transformation According to research by Forrester, by 2030, banks will be: Invisible. Leading banks will use technology and far deeper customer insight to insert financial services at the customer’s moment of need, often at the expense of brand visibility. Distribution models are evolving

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The Pressing Need for An Inclusive Post-Pandemic Recovery

The Pressing Need for An Inclusive Post-Pandemic Recovery Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has called leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to work towards an inclusive post-pandemic economic recovery. In his speech at the virtual APEC CEO Dialogues Malaysia 2020, Muhyiddin said that countries must reaffirm their commitment a rules-based

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Biggest Budget Might Not Be Biggest Win For SMEs

BIGGEST BUDGET MIGHT NOT BE BIGGEST WIN FOR SMEs   Government need to simplify and speed up incentive programmes approval process The Finance Minister tabled the biggest budget ever in Malaysia history on 6 Nov totaling RM 322.5bil.  BIZSPHERE Brand and Marketing Group (BIZSPHERE) – a SME branding and business

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Budget 2021 Announced

Budget 2021 Announced The Malaysia Finance Minister recently announced budget 2021, and it is the largest allocation by the government yet. Though the budget brings lots of goodies to help industries affected by the pandemic to stand on their feet, yet some industries felt the pinch of the budget as

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The Dos and Don’ts of Finances During A Pandemic

During trying times like the pandemic now, managing finances is a big worry for many people. People would usually panic and go into survival mode, and usually it never ends well for them financially. They would lose sense of their priorities, and then not know what to do when they

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