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.
PETALING JAYA (July 27): Using information from the National Property Information Centre (Napic) and Bank Negara Malaysia, The Edge Malaysia reported in its latest issue that home prices in Kuala Lumpur have contracted for three consecutive quarters year on year.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) monetary policy committee (MPC) has at its meeting today decided to maintain the overnight policy rate (OPR) at 3%.