Market seen moving into M-REITs on OPR cut to 3%

M-REIT sector Upgrade to overweight: Much to our surprise, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% and we believe this will continue to spur the market to move into yield assets, and Malaysian real estate investment trusts (M-REITs) are often the darling of equity investors during monetary easing due to their stability and high-yielding nature, despite the average yield being compressed to 6.