Rubber glove makers have been stand-out performers on Malaysia’s stock market as the coronavirus pandemic drives unprecedented growth in sales and profits for the sector. Market analysts predict that the astonishing rally in shares for companies that make gloves is likely to extend further, since demand is likely to remain strong as long as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.
China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.
Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.