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

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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

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 it does not

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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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10 Things Budding Female Entrepreneurs Need To Know From Successful Businesswomen

Entrepreneurship is now one of the leading forms of self-employment among today’s youth. There are numerous guides on the A-Zs of starting your own business to maintaining profits to hiring employees, and so on in the form of books, magazine and newspaper articles, blogs, websites, etc. In recent years, there

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Bond 101

“Bond” is a word that is mostly confined in to those “in the know” of business, finance, and economy circles. Those who are not fluent in the business language may have heard or seen the word “bond” a couple of times when skimming through the news or within earshot at

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“Bullish” to “Neutral”: Malaysian Government Bonds Downgraded

A recent evaluation by DBS Group has downgraded Malaysian government bonds to “neutral” from “bullish”. This evaluation comes after “recent events” in which DBS Group reported that the Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) valuations have risen, in addition to the risks pertaining to performance. The downgrade comes after the proposed cut

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Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs

Malaysian authorities filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs on Monday, alleging the Wall Street bank was involved in a conspiracy to launder $2.7 billion from an investment fund. The charges escalate the legal troubles facing Goldman Sachs. U.S. authorities have already filed criminal charges against former Goldman Sachs employees, but

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