KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 12): A gradual recovery is underway in the retail industry, which is signalling Malaysian real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the retail space are set to see light at the end of the tunnel after the pandemic-induced slump.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) yesterday said it is “pioneering Asia’s first international real estate investment trust (REIT) futures” based on indices tracking REITs listed in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand, reported The Edge Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): The worst is probably over for Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (Sunway REIT), analysts said today, as they expect the property trust’s earnings to recover in the coming quarters after the group contended with the impact of the Covid-19-driven movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia to curb the outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): YTL Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust’s (YTL REIT) net property income fell 26.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) said its net property income (NPI) for the April-June quarter declined 57.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), the owner of the Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens Mall, has posted a steep decline in revenue and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 (2QFY20).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) has downgraded the Malaysian real estate investment trust (M-REIT) sector to neutral from overweight as the Covid-19 pandemic impairs REIT earnings across most assets.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Affin Hwang Capital Research has maintained its "neutral" rating for Malaysian real estate investment trusts (MREITs) with a 5% distribution yield at the end of 2021 after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut its overnight policy rate (OPR), for the fourth time this year, by 25 basis points (bps) to 1.