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.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission (SC) are leading the newly-formed joint committee on climate change (JC3) to spur the Malaysian financial sector towards a low-carbon economy.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 26): The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda) is cautiously optimistic about the market outlook for the next 12 months and looks forward to an expansionary Budget 2020 which will be tabled on Oct 11, 2019.
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.