A combination of rising business opportunities and improved demand and cash-flow conditions encouraged Malaysia’s businesses to invest more in capital and staff in the last quarter of 2013, however there are dark clouds on the horizon, warned the ACCA and IMA.
The finance profession should gear itself for the impact that big data will have on businesses because the technology represents one of the biggest opportunities the profession has seen in recent years, according to the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants).
The post-election boost to business confidence has vanished in Malaysia as only 13% of businesses report confidence gains in the third quarter of the year, according to new findings from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in their Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS).
An increased reliance on the Internet for business and finance activity is fueling fears of exposure to cyber-attacks on companies in the Asia Pacific region, according to a new report by the ACCA and IMA.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants has launched two apps, Student Planner and Research and Insights, to keep its students and professionals organized and informed of key accounting issues.