EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

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

1. The Ministry of Finance is in the midst of organising a multi-ministry sit down to plan an economic stimulus package  to counter the economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak. 

2. Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor had her first day in court for her alleged graft trial, where it came to light that a special department had been created just for her

3. Bank Negara Malaysia has identified Malayan Banking Bhd, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd and Public Bank as fundamental pillars of the country’s financial system.  

4. The US Federal Reserve has permanently banned former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Andrea Vella over his 1MDB dealings. 

5.  Pos Malaysia Bhd has set its sights on the digital economy as it undergoes a metamorphosis.