Posts Tagged ‘Dr Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid’

Ringgit’s decline due to external anomalies, say economist

By BERNAMA / Graphic By TMR
The decline of the ringgit to RM4.1460 at yesterday’s closing was primarily caused by external anomalies rather than ...

Challenges loom for country’s economy

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR
The economic growth in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18) came in very low due to lower government spending, as well as ...

Local steel companies lost RM2b in market value on trade concerns

Firms came under significant selling pressure when the 1st round of US tariffs were announced
By MARK RAO / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS LISTED ...
Property

Lending rules to purchase homes should stay

Financial imbalances need to be contained as the effect is very severe from a macroeconomic standpoint, says expert
By IZZAT RATNA / Pic By AFIF ABD ...

Regional PMI slips in March

Nation’s PMI continued to slip below the 50-point level from 49.9 in February to 49.5 in March
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Graphic By TMR Slower rises in ...
Ringgit Malaysia

Capital outflow to remain threat to the ringgit amid trade uncertainty

The US dollar-ringgit exchange is caught up in the broader US dollar strength, rising US bond yields, says analyst
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

Global trade uncertainties may reverse ringgit’s fine run

The local note is expected to see some volatility on Fed chair’s hawkish tone and US’ protectionist policies
By MARK RAO / Pic By TMR ...

PMI decline suggests economic growth to ease in 1Q18

The manufacturing sector broadly stagnated in February as the index fell just below the neutral 50 threshold
By ALIFAH ...

Malaysia grew 5.9% in 2017 as inflation spiked on oil price rise

Solid performance to pave way for growth in 2018 though at a slower pace
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Malaysia posted the ...
EPF

Can EPF’s Shariah scheme match conventional in 2017?

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR File
The Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) dividend payout for last year is expected to surpass the 5.7% return in 2016, ...

Mega property developments take a breather in 2018

Market slowly correcting itself and finding its equilibrium between demand and supply, says PPC International’s MD
By IZZAT RATNA / ...

GDP growth expected to continue in 4Q17, albeit at slower pace

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The Malaysian economy is expected to continue showing a strong growth for the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), ...