Economists expect more OPR hikes up to 3.25% in 2023

Moody’s expects the local economy to slow in 2023 given external demand for its manufactured goods has weakened, mainly due to the slowing Chinese economy KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 30): Economists expect more overnight policy rate (OPR) hikes to combat inflationary pressures in 2023, with CGS-CIMB expecting two more 25-basis-point increases to 3.