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 (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 (Aug 29): Decent affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people, and to the smooth functioning of economies.
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).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): A further reduction in interest rate by the US Federal Reserve in the second half of the year (2H2019) will provide more room for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to adjust the overnight policy rate (OPR) downward again, says Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): Eight premises related to Magmatrans (M) Sdn Bhd, Vonstar Resources Sdn Bhd and Vonstar Sdn Bhd in the Klang Valley and Penang were raided during a joint operation involving Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Royal Malaysia Police and the Immigration Department Malaysia yesterday.