Posts Tagged ‘BNM’

Malaysia’s GDP up 4.9% in 2Q19

by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by TMR
MALAYSIA’S economy as measured by GDP grew 4.9% in the second-quarter of 2019 (2Q19), supported by higher household ...

Too many e-wallet providers, mergers inevitable

Khairil says the cost of running e-wallet services is relatively high and that alone would force smaller players to consolidate
by SULHI KHALID/ pic ...

Managing your debt with AKPK’s help

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
DEBTS are common for many Malaysians. The federal government has some RM1 trillion in debts. Housing loans, ...

Islamic banking to achieve BNM’s target market share in 2020

By SULHI KHALID / Pic By CIMB
MALAYSIAN Islamic banking industry can achieve the 40% total banking assets target by the end of 2020 in tandem with Bank ...

Banks to see net interest margins, earnings compressed by 3% if OPR is cut again

Global growth is expected to slow to 3.2% this year amid escalating global growth concerns
by NG MIN SHEN / graphic by TMR MALAYSIAN banks will see ...

What a currency war means for Malaysia

The ringgit is exposed in this scenario due to its high beta to the Chinese yuan, bearing a 60% correlation to yuan weakness
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD ...

SMEs need space to regroup to contribute to Malaysia’s GDP

by S BIRRUNTHA / pic by TMR FILE
BANK Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) move to relax lending requirements for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will allow the ...

RAM Ratings: Volatile capital flows to persist this year

by FARA AISYAH / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
RAM Rating Services Bhd (RAM Ratings) expects volatile capital flows to persist this year due to the ...

Islamic banks’ assets up 9.3% in May

Household spending is the highest contributor at RM336b, up 12.2% compared to last year
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by TMR FILE THE prospects of Islamic ...
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BNM’s decision to maintain OPR expected, says AmBank

By SULHI KHALID / Pic By TMR
BANK Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) decision to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3% was expected as the country had ...

BNM keeps OPR at 3%, external headwinds weigh on growth prospects

The central bank is taking a cautious approach in an uncertain global economic environment
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by BERNAMA BANK Negara Malaysia (BNM) ...

MIDF keeps mum on Al Rajhi merger talks

BNM has given an extension, up to June 27, to conclude negotiations and tomorrow will mark exactly 2 weeks since the deadline
by MARK RAO / pic by ...