Genting Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in leisure and hospitality, gaming and entertainment, plantation, power generation, real estate, tours and travel related services, genomics research and development, and oil and gas exploration activities worldwide. The company operates in five divisions: Leisure and Hospitality, Plantation, Property, Oil and Gas, and Power. The Leisure and Hospitality division operates hotel, resort, gaming, and entertainment businesses; and provides tours and travel-related services, and other support services. The Plantation division is involved in oil palm plantations, palm oil milling, and related activities. The Property division is engaged in the property development, and letting of land and premises. The Oil and Gas division is involved in oil and gas exploration, development, and production, as well as sale of crude oil. The Power division is engaged in the generation and supply of electric power. The company also provides advisory, technical, and administrative services to oil and gas companies; risk and insurance management consultancy; project management services; information technology related services and marketing; research and development of software and consultancy services; and offshore captive insurance and financing. In addition, Genting is involved in leasing and money lending; golf course and casino operations; manufacturing and trading of bio-oil; provision of cable car services; provision and sale of utilities consisting of treatment and supply of water; and management of loyalty program management services. Further, the company is involved in the genomic research and development, fresh fruit bunches processing, and provision of IT/data centre and consultancy services, as well as Internet sports betting services. Genting is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed broadly lower on Wednesday, weighed down by losses in Petronas-linked stocks and some banks, but the broader market was slightly firmer while the ringgit jumped against the pound sterling.
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips slipped at the midday break on Wednesday on some profit taking of Maybank, Genting and Petronas-linked stocks but the broader undertone was still firm while the ringgit jumped against the pound sterling.