The deal resolves an issue that has weighed on CEO David Solomon since he took over from Lloyd Blankfein two years ago.
A Goldman Sachs spokesman said the Wall Street bank would issue a statement in due course.
Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim looks like he has the numbers needed this time to oust Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who has "very likely" lost the support of the majority of his parliament members, says Adib Zalkapli at BowerGroupAsia.
The warning from Malaysia Airlines' holding company group raises the stakes in negotiations for a financial shake-up known as "Plan A" and sets out an alternative plan to divert funds to a sister airline unit called Firefly.
Malaysia’s debt levels are set to go up, says its finance minister, as the country embarks on measures to support businesses and citizens to deal with the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tai Hui of JPMorgan Asset Management gives his outlook for Chinese and Malaysian government bonds following the FTSE Russell's annual review of its flagship World Government Bond Index.
The report claims that million of laborers from some of the poorest regions of Asia, working to produce palm oil, are enduring various forms of exploitation.
Malaysians are "very cautious" given opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's multiple claims that he has a "clear majority" in parliament to take over current Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's administration, despite a lack of concrete evidence so far, says James Chin, professor of Asian studies from the University of Tasmania.
Malaysia's rubber glove manufacturers have "done very well" and are "not that expensive" for the next year or two, says Gerald Ambrose, country head for Malaysia at Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he was seeking an audience with the king to formalize his appointment as prime minister.
Malaysia's Top Glove still expects "very strong" growth ahead, following its blockbuster earnings report on Thursday, the firm's managing director Lee Kim Meow told CNBC on Friday.
The coronavirus pandemic has only caused the debt burdens of countries with a relative high debt-to- GDP ratio to rise, says Stephen Schwartz, head of Asia Pacific Sovereign Ratings at Fitch Ratings.
Like the rest of the world, Malaysia's economy risks a "very protracted depression" from the coronavirus crisis without sufficient measures to boost spending and investments, says Jomo Kwame Sundaram, visiting fellow at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University.
Greater participation by Malaysian retail investors has hit a record high this year, while foreign funds retreated from several stock markets around Asia.
Several government measures to stimulate its coronavirus hit-economy has given the Malaysian people access to more cash, enabling them to have a go at the markets, says Gerald Ambrose, CEO of Aberdeen Standard Islamic Investments in Malaysia.
From leading crisis relief efforts to supporting other companies, CNBC Make It looks at how multinationals from three of Singapore's leading industries are trying to spark economic recovery for businesses — and to bring the community along with them.
As lockdown measures were lifted and domestic politicking resumed, the stability of some governments are in question once more, said Simon Tay, chairman of think tank Singapore Institute of International Affairs.
The conviction of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shows that "the voices of the people must be heard," says Anwar Ibrahim, president of the People's Justice Party.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was found guilty of all charges in his first trial linked to the financial scandal at 1MDB.
The deal helps remove a cloud that has hung over CEO David Solomon since he took over at Goldman in late 2018.