By Zairina Zainudin
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Other than seeing a change of guard at the top, it was a rather tough year for the banking sector in 2016 for having to face the brunt of the global financial uncertainty with a dwindling loan growth.
By Zairina Zainudin
By Christine Lim May Yu
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The Malaysian economy remained resilient in the eye of the storm to maintain at least four per cent growth for the first three quarters of 2016 in spite of a challenging global environment.
By Rosemarie Khoo Mohd Sani
KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- The information and communications technology (ICT) sector displayed a splendid performance in 2016 with advancements in digital inclusivity, e-commerce and Big Data Analytics (BDA).
Of significance, the year also saw the appointment of Ali Baba Group founder, Jack Ma, as the country's digital economy adviser to the government by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in November 2016.
Ma, a self-made billionaire and a great innovator, will advise and assist in exploring, developing and charting the future direction of the country's digital economy.
By Niam Seet Wei
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Malaysia's insurance industry wrote itself a new chapter in its transformation journey with the introduction of the first phase of liberalisation of motor and fire insurance tariffs on July 1.
By Azlee Nor Mahmud
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The lack of catalyst coupled with deteriorating demand in the power sector led to its sub par growth of four per cent for this year.
By Noor Soraya Mohd Jamal
KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- The year 2016 has been an exhilarating ride for Malaysia in international trade pacts participation, especially revolving the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
By Nurul Hanis Izmir
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The small and medium enterprise (SME) sector continued its strong growth in 2016 as it persevered the global economic uncertainty and contributed to the country's economy moving forward.
By Sharifah Pirdaus Syed Ali
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- A year of price war for mobile telecommunication companies or telcos best sums up the sector in 2016, as stiff competition in a saturated market prompted them to source new streams of income to sustain their businesses moving forward.