KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said today Malaysia's economic growth will remain positive in the fourth quarter of 2019 (4Q19) and the expansion will be sustained into 2020, anchored by the country's private sector spending and diversified nature of its economy and exports.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Malaysia's economic growth, as measured by gross domestic product, moderated to 4.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): The RM1 billion Bank Negara Malaysia Fund for Affordable Housing has subsidised 1,100 home purchasers as at September, according to the central bank's director of financial surveillance Qaiser Iskandar Anwarudin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): UOB Group anticipates Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to remain patient before making further interest rate adjustments as the nation's Budget 2020, which is expected to include expansionary measures to support the economy, will lighten the pressure on BNM to pursue another rate cut in 2019.
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 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).