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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) ...

Malaysia’s credit rating strong

by MARK RAO / pic by TMR FILE
MALAYSIA’S sovereign credit rating is not affected by increases in direct debt as overall debt and liabilities have been ...

Bank Islam cuts lending base rates

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) has lowered its base rate (BR) by 26 basis points (bps) to 3.77% per annum ...

Banks expected to lower lending rates, but with different quantums

The quantum will differ based on how a bank assesses market conditions and borrowers’ financial capabilities, says analyst
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD ...

Ringgit losses capped despite OPR cut

By MARK RAO 
The ringgit has lost ground, but the drop was limited as the central bank’s widely expected policy rate cut had been factored into ...

BNM cuts OPR to 3% amid ‘signs of tightening financial conditions’

The adjustment is therefore intended to preserve the degree of monetary accommodativeness, says the central bank
 By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR File ...

Loans growth to remain low in the near term, but projects revival could add spark

Loans for construction and WC purposes are expected to see a revival following the govt’s decision to kick-start a few mega infrastructure projects
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OCBC expects BNM OPR cut in July

By BERNAMA / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd (OCBC) is retaining its expectations that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut the ...

Insignificant earnings impact from potential OPR cut, says Public Bank

The impact is due to the time lag on the re-pricing of the existing fixed deposits, says MD
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS A reduction in the ...

Earnings will drop temporarily if interest-rate reduction happens

Analysts expect any OPR reduction may dent earnings by much as 3%
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL A cut in the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) ...

BNM could cut OPR next month

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may slash the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) in May amid growing signs of a slowdown ...