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Featuring a roll-call of guests, the marquee show of BFM, The Breakfast Grille is no-holds barred to get to the truth and into the minds of business leaders, policymakers and changemakers.

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    • 3.7 • 81 Ratings

Featuring a roll-call of guests, the marquee show of BFM, The Breakfast Grille is no-holds barred to get to the truth and into the minds of business leaders, policymakers and changemakers.

    Still The Strongman Of Politics?

    Still The Strongman Of Politics?

    Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad sets the record straight on why he resigned as PM during Langkah Sheraton when the Yang di-Pertuan Agong asked him not to and before a conclusive vote was carried out, and discusses why he believes in an all-Malay party rather than be pro-multiracial, Pejuang’s role as kingmaker in GE15, and his old score with Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

    • 20 min
    Growing The Appeal Of Islamic Finance

    Growing The Appeal Of Islamic Finance

    Maybank is the market leader in Islamic banking by assets. Dato' Rafique Merican, CEO of Maybank Islamic, discusses the impact of the emergency on Malaysia, what it takes to grow Islamic deposits, the hurdles to clear to expand the Sukuk market, as well as views about fintech companies.

    Image Credit: SL Chen / Shutterstock.com

    • 20 min
    From Plastics To Property, And Now, Gloves

    From Plastics To Property, And Now, Gloves

    Mah Sing Group is diversifying into the rubber gloves business and expects their first six production lines to be operational in the second quarter of 2021. But is Mah Sing too late to the game or will they be able to compete against the current incumbents like Top Glove and Supermax? Beyond that, as the property market recovers, what are Mah Sing's plans for future property development and launches, as well as land banking? We speak to CEO Datuk Ho Hon Sang to find out.

    • 24 min
    MCE Holdings - A Proxy To Proton's Resurgence?

    MCE Holdings - A Proxy To Proton's Resurgence?

    2020 was a tale of two halves for the automotive industry. The first was tragic, but the second saw a boom in car sales on the back of pent up demand, low interest rates, and the SST exemption. Will this help loss-making MCE Holdings, a major supplier to Proton and Perodua, turn its financials around and achieve its first full year in the black since 2017?

    Roshan Kanesan speaks to MCE's Managing Director, Dr Goh Kar Chun, to find out.

    • 23 min
    Keeping The Velocity While Growing The Breadth

    Keeping The Velocity While Growing The Breadth

    The Malaysian equity market has been a winner in this post-Covid-19 era with record-high volumes due to a jump in retail trading, but how can this momentum be sustained whilst continuing to protect the market from errant participants? Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, CEO of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, tells us the growth path of the Exchange and the resolution of the inherent conflict of interest structure.

    • 24 min
    Bull Or Bear For 2021?

    Bull Or Bear For 2021?

    Bursa Malaysia ended 2020 as the best performing stock market within emerging markets in ASEAN, in large part due to the stellar profits of glove makers and healthcare players. But has the easy money been made, and what will outperform this year? We discuss the market outlook with a panel of experts: Teng Chee Wai, MD of Affin Hwang Asset Management, and Anand Pathmakanthan,  Head of Regional Equity Research at Maybank Kim Eng.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

Belllllllla90 ,

Good topics

I really enjoy the interviews and the people picked and the topics are always interesting.

However, can the interviewer, I believe his name is Tan Chun Han, please allow the speakers to finish before interrupting? It is sometimes very jarring to hear a few voices at the same time, and I believe that it can come across quite rude

Tarmidzi Johan ,

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