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.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Malaysian banks' loan approval rate increased 13% in May this year from a month earlier after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% from 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): A heated exchange ensued between Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) investigating officer Ahmad Farhan Sharifuddin (pictured) and Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defence counsel in the High Court today on the issue of why the former premier was not alerted of suspicious transactions in his account.
PETALING JAYA (May 7): The reduction of the overnight policy rate (OPR) by Bank Negara Malayisa (BNM) today is a good move to stimulate the economy and the property market, said real estate consultant and CEO of Zerin Properties Previndran Singhe.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said today that its survey data, on which Bank Negara Malaysia had used in an analysis and concluded wages for fresh graduates across all qualification categories have fallen between 2010-2018, actually showed that the reverse is true.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Malaysians are not being paid enough for the level of productivity they are producing, with many of the country’s workers underpaid, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): While headline inflation has remained relatively low in Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia said concerns about the rising cost of living have been increasing and will likely persist over the near term.