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.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) is striving to get 10,000 new borrowers for its Youth Housing Scheme to boost its current low take-up rate, Bernama reported today.
PETALING JAYA (July 14): Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) decision to cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% is expected to have a positive impact on borrowers and the property sector, said property developers and mortgage firms.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Bank Negara Malaysia's cutting of the overnight policy rate (OPR) from 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Bank Negara Malaysia’s unexpected move to cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points (bps) to 3% yesterday is not enough to revive property sales, according to TA Securities Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has cut its key interest rate to 3% from 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 2): Higher costs of funding prompted some banks to raise their base rates (BR) and base lending rates (BLR) recently, the first time since January 2015, when the BLR structure was replaced with a new BR system.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 25): IGB Corp Bhd, which saw its latest quarterly net profit slump 20.