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 (Nov 12): Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) proposal to set a cash transaction limit (CTL) of RM25,000 per transaction next year has received a mixed reaction from businesses, with some quarters suggesting it should be at least RM50,000.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 9): The implementation of the cash transaction limit (CTL) is seen as yielding benefits to the economy over the long term, said Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (Unirazak) economist, Prof Emeritus Dr Barjoyai Bardai.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): Malaysia is planning to impose a cash transaction limit of RM25,000 starting next year to further strengthen the country’s financial integrity.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): Houses in Malaysia are considered as “seriously unaffordable” by international standards, a Bank Negara Malaysia official said.
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.