Top foreign and local stories at 4pm

EnergyBrent crude was 1.77% higher to US$50.04 per barrel at 3.37pm.ForexRinggit up 0.72% to 4.0712 versus the US dollar at 4.46p,.Top foreign storiesToyota to build artificial intelligence-based driving systems in 5 years: Toyota Motor Corp is targeting developing in the next five years driver assistance systems that integrate artificial intelligence (AI) to improve vehicle safety, the head of its advanced research division said. The Japanese automaker aims to improve car safety by enabling vehicles to anticipate and avoid potential accident situations. — ReutersWith oil price near US$50, resilient US shale producers eye new chapter: Two years into the worst oil price rout in a generation, large and mid-sized US independent producers are surviving and eyeing growth again as oil nears US$50 a barrel, confounding Opec and Saudi Arabia with their…


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