RHB: Some negative headwinds may hinder recovery in property sales

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 6): A resurgence of daily Covid-19 infection cases following the emergence of new variants, high building material prices, a potential overhang among property stocks ahead of the general election and earlier-than-expected rate hikes are hindering real estate from recovering, said RHB Investment Bank.

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Malaysia headed for economic recovery, says DBS

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): DBS Bank said Malaysia’s economy is starting to recover gradually from the Covid-19 crisis following a tumultuous 2020 and 2021, but is maintaining its growth forecasts of 4% for 2021 and 5% for 2022.

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URUS programme to assist B50 borrowers who have lost jobs, income — BNM

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) welcomes the Financial Management & Resilience Programme (URUS) by Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) and the banking industry, which seeks to aid B50 borrowers with performing loans who have lost their jobs or who are experiencing income loss of at least 50%.

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