KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 23): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research forecast construction-sector earnings to double in 2022, driven by higher productivity and margins.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): While the roll-out of the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT 3) augurs well for the construction sector, some analysts remain sceptical about the project due to political uncertainty and government funding constraint.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 18): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has initiated coverage of GDB Holdings Bhd at 98.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 23): The outlook for Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has been seen as challenging due to the recent spike in new Covid-19 cases.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) said today most real estate developers under its coverage had notified the research firm of the likelihood of a property sales target revision in the near term as they contend with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic-driven movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB) is not discounting the possibility that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by another 25 basis points (bps) to 1.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) raised its target price (TP) for MRCB-Quill REIT (MQREIT) units to 79 sen from 71 sen and increased its earnings forecast for the group after the REIT reported first quarter core net profit, which was above estimates.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): Although the impact of Covid-19 on the economy is significant, banks are entering this laborious period from a position of strength, with more than ample capital and liquidity buffers, according to Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd Research (HLIB Research).