Money

Ringgit set to gain on potential Fed rate cut, stronger oil prices

The Fed’s decision on lending rates is a key pivot for the ringgit’s further gains
by MARK RAO/ pic by BLOOMBERG THE ringgit is poised to strengthen ...

Malaysia expected to remain on WGBI

BNM has introduced a slew of initiatives to boost market accessibility and liquidity
by MARK RAO/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MALAYSIAN government bonds ...

Invest in your health at the first opportunity

The rising number of heart disease, cancer and TB cases is the reason to prepare for the unknown
by MARK RAO/ pic by BLOOMBERG IT IS a common ...

SOCAR — the new age of smart mobility

Malaysia is selected as the 1st country for SOCAR’s international expansion due to the transportation regulatory environment
by S BIRRUNTHA/ pic by ...

Ringgit finds support on US-China trade talks in October but risks linger

Some analysts do not rule out a financial crisis if the US-China trade war continues
by MARK RAO/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE ringgit made up ground ...

Ringgit to remain susceptible to volatility as new tariffs kick in

Malaysia’s August PMI and July external trade numbers will be viewed within the global context of the ongoing US-China trade conflict, says analyst
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Maybank’s NIM under pressure if Malaysia’s central bank cuts rates again

Taking signals from central banks all around the world, we expect BNM to have another OPR cut, according to group president
by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic ...

CIMB expects a 2nd OPR cut by end-2019

The group has projected up to 10bps in NIM compression on possible OPR cut by the central bank
by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI CIMB Group ...

Hong Leong Bank eyes 5% to 6% loan growth in FY20

The group’s gross loans, advances and financing expand 6.6% YoY for FY19
by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN HONG Leong Bank Bhd is targeting ...

Fitch downgrades Genting to ‘Negative’

The Empire Resorts acquisition will delay Genting’s ability to bring its net leverage closer to 1 time by end-2021
by MARK RAO/ pic by BLOOMBERG ...

BIMB allocates RM300m for digitisation effort to improve service and sustain growth

Digital also means improvising our bank office operation, automation and AI for our anti-money laundering activities, says CEO
by SULHI KHALID/ pic by ...

Gloom prospects for the ringgit on trade, yuan and Fed risks

Ringgit is expected to trade with a weakening bias over the coming months if external headwinds remain evident
By MARK RAO / Pic By BLOOMBERG RINGGIT ...