Posts Tagged ‘Bank Negara Malaysia’

BNM International Reserves at US$102.6b as at June 14

By BERNAMA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves stood at US$102.6 billion as at June 14, 2019, from ...

Malaysia Sees Trade Diversion Cushioning Impact of Tariff Wars

By BLOOMBERG
Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a ...

Ringgit continues downtrend, centred on US-China trade woes

The ringgit recognised the bulk of its losses from March 21, depreciating 3.2% against the US dollar as traders flee for safety
By MARK RAO / Pic By ...

Inclusion in US currency manipulator list has no impact on economy, says BNM

According to the central bank, the Malaysian economy remains resilient, supported by strong economic fundamentals
By SULHI KHALID / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

Local lenders expected to post growth in 1Q19 following positive GDP data

Banks’ performances usually reflect the economic state of a country, although the effect may be delayed by 1 or 2 quarters
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by ...

Strong 1Q GDP, higher crude fail to keep ringgit support after 1-day rally

BNM’s plans to boost onshore market liquidity and accessibility is expected to mitigate a key risk facing the ringgit, says analyst
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BNM to boost market accessibility, liquidity

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR File
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has announced several initiatives for the foreign-exchange (forex), derivative and ...

Malaysia weathers the storm as economy expands 4.5% in 1Q19

Growth for the January-March period was supported by domestic demand and recovery in agricultural production
by NG MIN SHEN & ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / ...

AmBank expected to lower interest rates

Bank is currently awaiting the findings of its asset and liability committee before deciding on the rates
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Bank Islam cuts lending base rates

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) has lowered its base rate (BR) by 26 basis points (bps) to 3.77% per annum ...

Najib cannot be alerted on ‘suspicious’ transactions, says BNM official

by RAHIMI YUNUS / pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
MALAYSIAN banks do not need to alert an account owner, if they find suspicious transactions in a specific ...

AmBank Research expects 2nd OPR cut early 2020

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will likely reduce the key interest rate for the second time in late 2019 ...