KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) said its member banks are currently working out the full details of the proposed six-month moratorium on loan repayments to ensure they will be efficiently executed with minimum inconvenience to customers.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has welcomed Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)’s directive to financial institutions to provide a six-month reprieve on loan instalment payments amid the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today that it is allowing banking institutions to tap into their capital buffers, and to provide flexibility on several operating guidelines as the nation grapples with the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 24): Automatic moratorium on loan repayments will be granted to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and individuals — an additional measure taken by Bank Negara Malaysia to relieve the burden on businesses and households that are expected to be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 17): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) assured households and businesses that they will continue to have nationwide access to essential financial services during the government's two-week movement control order, which starts tomorrow.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced the members of the Economic Action Council (EAC) following the council’s inaugural meeting today, comprising government officials and prominent private sector figures.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd are reducing their base rate and fixed deposit rate/fixed return income account-i board rates by 25 basis points, in line with the overnight policy rate cut announced by Bank Negara Malaysia on Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): Economists are divided on whether Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will have another rate cut by next year, after the central bank reduced the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Bank Negara Malaysia said today that the RM3.