economic growth

CMP3 to focus on supporting economic growth

The masterplan will enable more inclusive and accessible investment products and distribution channels, SC chairman says by NUR HAZIQAH A…

3 years ago

BNM holds OPR at 1.75% as risks to recovery remain

By PRIYA VASU / Pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL BANK Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to maintain its…

3 years ago

Thailand downgrades 2021 outlook as Covid-19 hampers recovery

by AFP BANGKOK – Thailand downgraded its economic growth forecast for 2021 on Monday as it battles its worst Covid-19…

3 years ago

Private sector continues to drive economic growth

This is subject to the movement restrictions as the spread of the new virus strains had restricted spending in the…

3 years ago

Malaysia needs high-skilled talents post-pandemic

by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by BLOOMBERG THE government is urged to look into building high-skilled talents for economic growth…

3 years ago

BNM holds OPR steady at 1.75%, risk to economic growth remains

by TMR / pic by TMR FILE MONETARY Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy…

3 years ago

GDP to grow at 5.6% with downside risks amid lockdown

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / pic by TMR FILE THE two-week lockdown to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic will…

3 years ago

Commodities sector gains amid higher inflation

The increasing inflation rate signals the economy is expanding and sectors linked closely to economic growth are expected to fare…

3 years ago

HSBC trims Malaysia’s GDP to 5.7%

Bank is still very optimistic about Malaysia’s outlook for 2021 due to its strong exports, FDI commitments and vaccination strategy…

3 years ago

Gearing up for a new wave of automation

Focus on automation and digitisation initiatives under IR4.0 would encourage local firms to immediately step up their investment Pic BLOOMBERG…

3 years ago

Australia sees first population drop since World War I

by AFP SYDNEY – Australia's population has declined for the first time in more than a century as pandemic-induced border…

3 years ago

Should Malaysia tolerate slower growth?

Fair and equitable distribution is, undeniably, a must, but rapid economic growth should be prerequisite to distribution Pic AFP MALAYSIA’S…

3 years ago

Malaysia’s economy to grow by 7% in 2021- MIDF Research

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA KUALA LUMPUR - MIDF Amanah Investment Bank (MIDF Research) has projected Malaysia’s economic growth…

3 years ago