Overnight Policy Rate (OPR)

BNM to maintain policy rates in 2024

The central bank is also taking into consideration the challenges posed by ringgit weakness but does not see it as…

7 months ago

BNM maintains OPR rate at first meeting chaired by new governor

IT'S a pause, for now. The Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) stays put at 3.0% as the central bank’s Monetary Policy…

11 months ago

Bursa Malaysia opens marginally higher ahead of BNM OPR decision

BURSA Malaysia opened marginally higher today, ahead of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) decision tomorrow. At 9.21am,…

11 months ago

Household spending may be more subdued, says Kenanga

THE banking sector is anticipated to see a pick-up of system loans going forward, but it could be skewed towards…

12 months ago

Is Malaysia’s inflation rate truly high?

BANK Negara Malaysia (BNM) has increased the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) from 2.75% to 3% after maintaining it unchanged multiple…

1 year ago

Approaching the end of BNM rate hike cycle this time

Although the 25bps hike in May was a surprise to the economists, both equity and bond markets reacted mildly to…

1 year ago

SME Bank urges SMEs to re-assess business strategies

 by RUPINDER SINGH  SME Bank Bhd is urging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to re-evaluate their business strategies to maintain…

1 year ago

SP Setia revenue up 12%, developer remains optimistic for FY23 targets

SP SETIA Bhd, a property developer, saw its revenue increase 11.6% to RM967.67 million for the first quarter ended March…

1 year ago

Financial sector too cheap to be ignored

A report card for 4Q22 banking sector earnings  by IFAST RESEARCH TEAM / pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MOST of the…

1 year ago

BNM likely to hike OPR once more before taking a long pause

by RUPINDER SINGH / pic TMR FILE UOB Global Economics & Markets Research believes Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may raise…

1 year ago

Property developers to take advantage of rate hike pause

THE central bank’s recent pause in rate hike should augur favourably for overall housing demand, more so for the affordable…

1 year ago

Malaysia outlook 2023: Has the Malaysian tiger reawakened?

2023 is anticipated to be a more positive year for Malaysian equities, with a steadier market forecast compared to the…

1 year ago

Citi Research: Malaysian economy to moderate to 4% in 2023

CITI Research analysts are forecasting for Malaysia’s economic growth to moderate to 4% in 2023 on base effects and external headwinds.…

1 year ago