Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)

BNM maintains OPR rate at first meeting chaired by new governor

IT'S a pause, for now. The Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) stays put at 3.0% as the central bank’s Monetary Policy…

1 year ago

SGPD 2019 — a deal-maker for Islamic banking?

BANK Negara Malaysia (BNM) issued the Shariah Governance Policy Documents (SGPD) in 2019 that could bring Islamic banking to a…

1 year ago

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar, breaching 4.6 level

THE ringgit extended its downtrend against the US dollar this morning, breaching the 4.6 level as the greenback continued to…

1 year ago

Should we be happy with a 5.6%?

The existing govt should admit that Malaysia has been stuck in a black hole since more than 15 years ago…

1 year ago

High time for central bank to crack the whip

Depositors who diligently follow the online engagement rules are asking if their money is truly safe in the banks  “THEY’VE…

1 year ago

Herculean effort to govern consumer credit front

CCOB spearheads efforts to introduce CCA, targeted for enactment in the final quarter of this year  by HABHAJAN SINGH /…

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Financial sector too cheap to be ignored

A report card for 4Q22 banking sector earnings  by IFAST RESEARCH TEAM / pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MOST of the…

1 year ago

BNM likely to hike OPR once more before taking a long pause

by RUPINDER SINGH / pic TMR FILE UOB Global Economics & Markets Research believes Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may raise…

1 year ago

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

THE ringgit opened lower against the greenback as the US Dollar Index (DXY) was slightly higher by 0.20 per cent…

1 year ago

Insurance agents ever-relevant in digitised era

As of 2020, insurance penetration rate in Malaysia was only 54%, below global average of 68%  by AFIQ HANIF /…

1 year ago

Property developers to take advantage of rate hike pause

THE central bank’s recent pause in rate hike should augur favourably for overall housing demand, more so for the affordable…

1 year ago

Pandora Papers: Statement taken from former minister

The Papers involved the disclosure of confidential documents of the world’s rich and influential people who hide their wealth by…

1 year ago

Malaysia’s GDP grew by 7% in 4Q22, 8.7% in 2022

By S BIRRUNTHA / pic TMR MALAYSIA’S economy grew by 7.0% year-on-year (YoY) in the fourth quarter of 2022 (4Q22),…

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