KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 14): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pictured) told the Dewan Rakyat today that the government is considering calls to compel lenders such as banks to waive interest fees on deferred loans to help ease the plight of the rakyat who are burdened by the Covid-19 pandemic.
BNM says banks will continue to offer targeted loan repayment assistance to borrowers when moratorium ends
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said today banks in the country will continue to offer the Covid-19 pandemic-driven targeted loan-repayment assistance to borrowers when the loan-repayment moratorium expires by the end of 2021.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Public Bank Bhd managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) Tan Sri Tay Ah Lek said today the group’s Covid-19-driven targeted loan repayment assistance programme had so far assisted over 160,000 customers who benefited from the bank’s pandemic relief amounting to about RM40 billion.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 18): In an instant reaction to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s RM15 billion economic stimulus package announcement today, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said loan takers can request repayment moratorium and that their Central Credit Reference Information System report will not be affected at a time when the nation contends with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 23): Maybank has extended the application period for loan/financing repayment assistance until June 30, 2021 to provide financial relief to individual and small and medium enterprise (SME) customers.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 22): RHB Bank Bhd is continuing payment assistance for customers facing difficulties making their monthly payments on loan or financing facilities until June next year.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 30): As Malaysia transitions into targeted repayment assistance following the end of the six-month blanket loan moratorium today, about 500,000 applications for repayment assistance have been received, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): With the blanket automatic loan moratorium coming to an end next week, banks have contacted more than two million borrowers to offer loan repayment assistance after Sept 30, according to CIMB Group Holdings Bhd's group chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Abdul Rahman Ahmad.
Maybank offers three channels for customers to apply for post-moratorium Repayment Assistance Packages
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has announced that it is offering three options for customers to apply for Repayment Assistance Packages from today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on banks to consider making the process for the restructuring of loan repayments be made simple and seamless, given it is based on the individual banks’ commitment and not a directive from the government.