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.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The loan repayment flexibility will be opened for application from Aug 7, 2020, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) (pictured) announced today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has urged the government and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to extend the bank loan-repayment moratorium by another six months for the tourism industry because the sector is the hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak and studies indicate that it will only recover from the crisis much slower than other local industries.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) said today the government and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) must compel banks to extend the loan repayment moratorium by six more months or see record asset forfeitures involving borrowers.