KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): Decent affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people, and to the smooth functioning of economies.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has established a platform — the Khidmat Nasihat Pembiayaan or MyKNP — to provide assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and homebuyers who have failed to secure financing, amid mounting frustrations among those who could not get loans.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today established the 'Khidmat Nasihat Pembiayaan' (MyKNP) programme, aimed at assisting SMEs and housebuyers that have previously been unsuccessful in securing financing.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): There is a possibility that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may opt for another rate cut by year-end after a 25 basis point cut in May, given the heightened prospect of a slower global economy, said Kenanga Investment Bank.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened, following the escalating United States (US)-China trade dispute, said CIMB Group chief economist Dr Donald Hanna.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Further escalation on trade tensions between the US and China could prompt Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to cut interest rates again as early as November — bringing them down to levels not seen since March 2011 — to mitigate any impact on domestic growth, said Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): A further reduction in interest rate by the US Federal Reserve in the second half of the year (2H2019) will provide more room for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to adjust the overnight policy rate (OPR) downward again, says Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): Eight premises related to Magmatrans (M) Sdn Bhd, Vonstar Resources Sdn Bhd and Vonstar Sdn Bhd in the Klang Valley and Penang were raided during a joint operation involving Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Royal Malaysia Police and the Immigration Department Malaysia yesterday.
PETALING JAYA (July 27): Using information from the National Property Information Centre (Napic) and Bank Negara Malaysia, The Edge Malaysia reported in its latest issue that home prices in Kuala Lumpur have contracted for three consecutive quarters year on year.