KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): The overall household debt increased by 4% to RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The Statistics Department said today the absolute poverty rate in Malaysia improved from 7.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said today household debt, as measured by the household debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio, expanded at a faster pace in the second half of 2019, primarily driven by loans for the purchase of residential properties.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Although household debts expanded faster in the second half of 2019, the risk of Malaysian borrowers defaulting on their loan repayment remains low, according to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Malaysia's economic growth, as measured by gross domestic product, moderated to 4.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): The stock of household debt as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) in Malaysia has declined over the years, thanks in part to a weaker housing market, and more deleveraging is likely to continue.
PETALING JAYA (March 27): Malaysia’s total household debt to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio has eased further for the fourth consecutive year to 83% at end-2018 compared with 83.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Malaysia’s financial sector appears resilient with sound profitability and liquidity indicators, as well as low non-performing loans, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said ensuring an equitable distribution of wealth among the people is one of the core elements that the Pakatan Harapan government is working to achieve.