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The History of Gold and Silver medals

Posted On March 15, 2018By syafiq nubexIn Articles

THE HISTORY OF GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS

‘Go for gold’ is a phrase most coaches have uttered at least once to their star athletes. While it’s a universal custom to honour athletes with medals to celebrate their achievements, how did this tradition came about? Are these medals even made of pure gold or silver? Let’s find out. The History of Gold and Silver medals – Etymology The word ‘medal’ can be traced back to the Latin word ‘medalia’, which translates as a coin worth half a denarius. Denarius of course refers to the Roman silver coin ofRead More
Physical gold versus other gold investments

Posted On March 12, 2018By syafiq nubexIn Articles

PHYSICAL GOLD VERSUS OTHER GOLD INVESTMENTS

So you’re ready to diversify your portfolio with gold investment. The question on your mind now would be if you should invest in physical gold, or are the other types of gold investments available are just as good, if not better, than investing in the real thing? Let’s find out. Physical Gold versus other Gold Investments – Physical vs “Paper” So there’s physical gold; bullion bars, coins, jewelry…basically anything you can hold and touch. And then there’s everything else. From gold mining stocks to ETFs, these forms of investment areRead More

Posted On March 7, 2018By syafiq nubexIn Articles

CHINESE NEW YEAR CARD, YEAR OF THE DOG 2018 BY NUBEX

While the holidays may be over, we’re only a month into the Year of The Dog. If you’re still looking for the perfect Chinese New Year gift for friends or loved ones, consider the Chinese New Year Card, Year of the Dog 2018 by Nubex. 2018, THE YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG To those unfamiliar, the Chinese calendar was formulated based on lunar cycles, similar to most eastern calendar systems. Making it even more interesting are the 12 animal zodiac signs that correlates with each specific lunar new year. ForRead More
1/10 oz SILVER COIN PRU 14, 2018 BY NUBEX
The phrase “once in a lifetime” doesn’t often come up in daily conversations, especially when we’re talking about Malaysian politics. However, this year’s election might be the exception.   WHAT’S PRU-14 AGAIN? PRU-14, which is the commonly used abbreviation of “Pilihan Raya Umum Ke-14”, or the 14th General Election, will take place some time this year, at a yet-to-be-determined date. To quickly recap, Malaysia has its general election every 5 years, whereby Malaysians are tasked with the civic duty to vote for their preferred representatives to form the government ofRead More

Posted On October 26, 2017By BlackbeardIn News

Malaysia 2018 Budget: Is there any financial restraint?

PETALING JAYA: The Government is expected to exercise financial discipline even though the coming budget, which will be unveiled tomorrow, is the last one before the next general election. Economists said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was expected to target a lower federal government budget deficit compared with 3% this year. “The overall debt levels are also expected to be lower, considering that there is a cautious outlook on the global economy and oil prices are still soft,” said an economist. Towards this end, the International Monetary FundRead More

Posted On October 12, 2017By BlackbeardIn News

Here’s Why Malaysians Can’t Afford a House

Malaysia’s central bank has a response to those saying it needs to do more to spur home loans: houses simply aren’t affordable. Bank Negara Malaysia has created a website packed with data aimed at debunking the “myth” that access to financing was deterring home ownership, showing that loan approvals for key cities are near 70 percent or higher. The central bank has resisted calls to loosen mortgage lending, instead saying the property industry should boost efforts to cut costs and accelerate supply. Rising home prices have added to the grievancesRead More

Posted On August 9, 2017By HoudiniIn Lifestyle

6 decades Merdeka with a silvery twist

Amidst our busy lifestyles, we seldom remember how far our country has gone in achieving and safeguarding our precious independence. With countless high-rise buildings, endless technological and physical development this beloved country of ours has undergone and will continue to undergo, it’s only right that this 60 years of independence is encapsulated in a precious way. Precisely, in a 1 dirham + 1 dirham Nubex 60 TAHUN KEMERDEKAAN silver coin! Nubex prides itself in always striving to create a difference. And this time, boy doesn’t it get any different thanRead More
In 2008, we had the Global Financial Crisis. Stocks tanked. Gold rose rapidly. It has ignited a global rush to get the yellow metal. This includes central banks, billionaires, and millions of individual investors worldwide. After all, gold is regarded as a safe haven against a plausible economic disaster in the near future. This rush has also caught up in Malaysia. New establishments sprung up to capitalize on the growing appetite of gold among the locals. Evidently, we have more choices of dealers and brokers of precious metals and haveRead More
What is a sporting event without a unique and rare precious merchandise right? I mean it’s the same old thing. Keychains, mugs, t-shirt, etc. That’s why for this year Kuala Lumpur 29th SEA games, Nubex has decided to come up with a special edition bimetal coins in commemoration of the 29th SEA and 9th ASEAN Para games 2017. Here are 5 things that you NEED to know about this limited edition product!   1. SEA games first-ever bimetal and dinar/dirham product! Now, for those of you who are new toRead More
The West could learn a thing or two 20 years after the region plunged into turmoil. Twenty years ago, I was working at the International Monetary Fund in Washington that would scramble — like almost everyone else — to understand and respond to cascading financial disruptions that would throw Asia into a deep recession. Important lessons were to emerge from an Asian miracle that was taking an unexpected turn for the worse, with frightening systemic implications. Asia painfully learned, and adapted well, and what it taught us remains valid todayRead More