Amiruddin: OPR cut won't affect FDI momentum

PETALING JAYA (Jan 23): The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow momentum is expected to continue despite the cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) as investor confidence in Malaysia’s economy remains strong, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah (pictured).

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25bps OPR cut likely in 2H20, says Manulife

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): A 25-basis-point (bps) cut in Bank Negara Malaysia's (pictured) overnight policy rate (OPR) is likely to happen in the second half of 2020 (2H20), according to Manulife Investment Management (M) Bhd.

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BNM holds interest rates at 3%

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today left its key interest rate unchanged, as it expects the country's economic growth to come in within projections this year and the pace sustained going into 2020.

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BNM to keep OPR unchanged after Fed's rate cut

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 31): Bank Negara Malaysia is unlikely to make any changes on its Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) during the upcoming Nov 5 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, following a reduction in the US interest rate last night.

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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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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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