Non-financial corporate debt servicing capacity still above prudent level in 1H20

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Despite the expected weakening in financial health among non-financial corporates (NFCs) due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the aggregate indicator of the debt- servicing capacity of NFCs has remained above the prudent threshold, reflecting the reasonably healthy financial conditions prior to the pandemic, according to Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) Financial Stability Review for the first half of 2020 (1H20).