Posts Tagged ‘debt’

China to expand budget deficit amid trade war risks

While policymakers have taken a series of steps, high debt levels make broad-based stimulus less likely
by BLOOMBERG BEIJING • China’s policymakers are ...

UK mulls ‘no-interest loans’ to curb problem debt

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The UK government will develop plans to offer no-interest loans for low-income borrowers as part of a package of measures ...

Budget 2019 likely to see cuts in defence, public infrastructure spending

We will likely see more allocations for low-and mid-income groups in housing, health and education
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / TMR file pic THE upcoming ...

Malaysian government hopeful of reducing debt in one to two years 

by BERNAMA
NEW YORK – The newly-elected Malaysian government is hopeful of a substantial reduction in the amount of government debt within ...

Risk rally wipes out US$1t of negative-yielding debt

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The latest clash in the global trade war is testing the risk-on mood of recent weeks — and threatens to derail the steady erosion ...

Singapore’s builders seen facing debt troubles amid curbs

HONG KONG • Singapore’s small construction firms are likely to face more difficulties repaying debt as a clampdown on property speculation worsens their ...

HNA slims down after asset sales, but debt concerns persist

The lighter load may ease the pressure, but debts still high and the results aren’t enough to shake off concerns about the company
by BLOOMBERG HONG ...

Lim: EPF did not lose RM6b

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by TMR file
The Ministry of Finance has rebutted claims that the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has reported a loss of RM6 ...

World Bank CEO adds to voices of worry over global debt pileup

Central banks across the world are under pressure to follow Fed’s interest-rate hike, putting particular stress on EMs and developing economies
by ...

Central banks are ramping up their risk taking

LONDON • Central banks are ramping up their risk taking.
The days of plain old bonds and gold are over as central banks bet some of their trillions of ...

Funding developments without debt

Two of the Muslim world’s largest economies, Turkey and Indonesia, have announced ambitious plans for infrastructure development. More than anything, the ...
Kuala Lumpur

Growing economy can take care of debt

Malaysia already has a GDP per person that is comparable to that in 7 member states of the euro-area
by EDUARD J BOMHOFF / TMR file pix So, ...