EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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RHB chief Khairussaleh takes a leave of absence

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

1. RHB Bank Bhd announced that its group managing director and group CEO Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli will be taking a leave of absence, effective Jan 24. 

2. The sale of bus and flight tickets for the Vaccinated Travel Lane initiative between Malaysia and Singapore has resumed after being suspended for a month. 

3. Analysts are expecting Genting Malaysia Bhd to pay out lower dividends for FY22 as the group attempts to heal from the pandemic. 

4. CTOS Digital Bhd saw its 4QFY21 net profit drop 9% due to higher administrative expenses. 

5. Malaysia’s inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, went up in December thanks to weather-driven food shortages