KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) declined to comment on strong market talk that governor Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim (pictured) has submitted his resignation.
PUTRAJAYA (June 5): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) will discuss with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on relaxing current lending guidelines to enable more homebuyers from the B40 and M40 groups to secure housing loan.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 5): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said yesterday the definition of affordable houses quoted by the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) as being in the price range of RM300,000 to RM500,000 is inaccurate.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): Several economists have kept their end-2018 overnight policy rate (OPR) forecast unchanged at 3.
PETALING JAYA (March 28): Loans for the purchase of residential properties remain the largest component of household debt, representing 52% of total household loans, according to Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) “Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report 2017” released today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): The formation of just a single agency tasked with the distribution of affordable houses can facilitate the monitoring of their supply and demand, said National Institute of Valuation (Inspen) Director Mohd Khairudin Abd Halim.