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 government recorded more layoffs in the private sector in the first nine months of 2019 compared with the whole of 2018. 

2. It has come to light that most of the funds intended for Tun Razak Exchange and Bandar Malaysia, instead went to PetroSaudi International Ltd. 

3. Top Glove Corp Bhd is at risk of being removed from the FBM KLCI if its share price continues to sink. 

4. DRB-Hicom Bhd is looking to raise RM3.5 billion under a sukuk wakalah programme

5. Kumpulan Powernet Bhd’s shareholders have been advised to accept a recent takeover offer, after an adviser called it “fair and reasonable”.