'Above affordably priced unsold property units pile up'

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): Total unsold units continue to rise for residential properties priced above the maximum affordable house prices in individual states, according to Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Financial Stability Review for the first half of 2019 (1H19).

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BNM keeps OPR unchanged at 3%

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) monetary policy committee (MPC), at its meeting today, decided to maintain the overnight policy rate (OPR) at 3%.

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Amhari, Azlin, Jho Low: Najib's 1MDB trio

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 4): If fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (also known as Jho Low) was the “unofficial adviser” to Datuk Sri Najib Razak, the late Datuk Azlin Alias, who died in a helicopter crash in April 2015, and Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin would be the sidekicks of the former prime minister in handling 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) affairs.

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REITs in favour

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s two biggest banks, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) and CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, said last week they expect Bank Negara Malaysia to cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by another 25 basis points (bps) by year end, reflecting rising expectations of one.

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