Posts Tagged ‘BNM’

BNM international reserves remain at US$103.2b as at Nov 15, 2019

by BERNAMA/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves remained unchanged at US$103.2 billion as at Nov 15, 2019 from ...

MIDF-Al Rajhi merger hangs in the balance as BNM deliberates

BNM would take a couple of months to scrutinise proposed deal with an outcome that could be made known by year-end
by MARK RAO/ pic by BERNAMA THE ...

Little to excite the FBM KLCI

Last Friday, Bursa Malaysia closed just 1.2 points higher after BNM reported the country’s GDP growth for 3Q19
by SHAZNI ONG/ pic by TMR THERE are ...

SRR cut a near-term positive for banks, NIM pressure

The lower SRR threshold is estimated to free up about RM7.4b in cash across domestic banking system
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE recent ...

Ringgit could be set for a strong finish to 2019

By MARK RAO
THE ringgit is poised for further gains this year on the favourable US-Malaysia interest-rate differential, after emerging as the ...

BNM’s SRR cut to benefit banks

The central bank announces the SRR ratio will be reduced from 3.5% to 3% to maintain sufficient liquidity in the domestic financial system
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BNM’s decision to maintain OPR provides relief to local banks’ NIM and ringgit

The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative and supportive of economic activity
by SULHI KHALID/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL BANK Negara Malaysia ...

FBM KLCI rises as markets await BNM meeting

The overnight rally in banking stocks and equities was likely fuelled by expectations that BNM will hold interest rates steady when MPC meets next week
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Less than 18% of BNM’s RM1b affordable homes fund utilised

Houses in Malaysia are considered as ‘seriously unaffordable’ by international standards
by FARA AISYAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL BANK Negara Malaysia ...

BNM international reserves amounted to US$103b as at Sept 30

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR
Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves decreased to US$103.0 billion as at Sept 30, 2019, from US$103.5 billion as ...

BNM, Bank Indonesia ink RM8b local currency swap agreement

By BERNAMA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
BANK Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank Indonesia have agreed on the exchange of local currencies of up to RM8 ...

Malaysia avoids major outflow despite still on FTSE Russell watch list

Absence of a NDF market in Malaysia is the key issue facing the country’s fixed income market, says analyst
by MARK RAO/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...