EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Dewan Rakyat approves Budget 2021

Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consumer woes. Here are five things you need to know today. 

1. Budget 2021 has been approved by Dewan Rakyat following a fairly heated session

2. Sime Darby Bhd’s 1QFY21 earnings got a boost from better automotive sales

3. Tenaga Nasional Bhd saw a quarter-on-quarter improvement in operations even as Covid-19 affected demand. 

4. IHH Healthcare Bhd saw a better 3Q thanks in part to tighter cost control. 

5. The easing of movement restrictions helped Heineken Malaysia Bhd post better earnings but caution remains.