KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) welcomes the Financial Management & Resilience Programme (URUS) by Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) and the banking industry, which seeks to aid B50 borrowers with performing loans who have lost their jobs or who are experiencing income loss of at least 50%.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to keep the overnight policy rate (OPR) at 1.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 30): Despite various extensions of rental relief, up to half of mall operators reported significant difficulties collecting rents from their tenants in the first half of 2021 (1H21), according to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 29): Malaysia’s overall household debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio improved to 89.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 29): First-time buyers of affordable residential property continued to support house prices in Malaysia in the first half of 2021 (1H21) despite the housing market reversing improvements observed in 2H20 as the effects of the positive response to various homeownership incentives introduced by the government subsided.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has launched the Malaysia Overnight Rate (MYOR) as the new alternative reference rate (ARR) for Malaysia, as part of a transition to transaction-based rates.
Interest Rate Waiver: Imperative that short-term relief measures do not incur long-term damage to economy — BNM
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): It is “imperative that short-term relief measures do not incur significant long-term damage to the economy”, emphasized Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 9): The Malaysian economy is now on the path to recovery supported by the reopening of more economic sectors and it is estimated to chart better growth for 2022, said Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Malaysia critically needs trade-based solutions to ease liquidity constraints brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) assistant governor Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Despite Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) move to slash growth forecast for 2021 to the 3% to 4% range, some economists are still holding out hope for growth to come in above 4% this year.