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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has expanded the eligibility criteria for its RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has launched free financial advisory and recommendations services for small and medium enterprises and home buyers who were unsuccessful in obtaining financing...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Bank Negara Malaysia has expanded the eligibility criteria for its RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today established the 'Khidmat Nasihat Pembiayaan' (MyKNP) programme, aimed at assisting SMEs and housebuyers that have previously been unsuccessful i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has expanded the eligibility criteria of its RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes, a fund that was set up earlier this year to help those from the lo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A witness told the High Court yesterday (Aug 20) that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manage...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today established the 'Khidmat Nasihat Pembiayaan' (MyKNP) programme, aimed at assisting SMEs and housebuyers that have previously been unsuccessful i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today, gaining traction on the back of the weaker dollar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has launched a free financial advisory and recommendations services for small and medium enterprises and home buyers who were unsuccessful in obtain...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has expanded the eligibility criteria of its RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes, a fund that was set up earlier this year to help those from the lo...
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PUTRAJAYA: Not a single insurance company is profiting from the national health protection scheme, mySalam, asserted the Finance Ministry today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): A witness told the High Court yesterday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manage...
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SECOND-quarter bank earnings are projected to be lacklustre owing to slower loan growth and compressed margins following Bank Negara Malaysia’s decision to cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) in May...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 21): Not a single insurance company is profiting from the national health protection scheme, mySalam, asserted the Finance Ministry today.
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KUALA LUMPUR” A witness told the High Court yesterday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manager, Joan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A witness told the High Court today that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manager, Joanna Yu Ging Ping when she was handling Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's accounts.
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PUTRAJAYA: The targeted fuel subsidy plan for RON95 petrol will be announced in two weeks, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA: The targeted fuel subsidy plan for RON95 petrol will be announced in two weeks, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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PETALING JAYA: An economist has urged Putrajaya to slow down on spending, citing Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) figures showing that the government has already borrowed RM58.1 billion in the first six mon...
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PETALING JAYA: An industry player has warned that while renting houses through online platforms is gaining in popularity, would-be tenants may find themselves paying extra fees if they are not cautiou...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar on lack of demand. At 9.08 am, the ringgit was pegged at 4.1780/1830 against the greenback from 4.1750/1790 recorded on Monday. A dealer said the US dollar rose to a near three-week high on news that several major economies would launch stimulus measures to counter the global economic slowdown. A stronger US dollar according to AmBank Research was due to tighter liquidity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 ― The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar on lack of demand.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told today that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak admitted that all the signatures on the documents relating to his three current personal accounts of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Fitch Ratings on Monday revised its 2019 growth forecast for Malaysia to 4.6%, from 4.2%, after the country reported stronger-than-expected growth in the first half.
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ALTHOUGH much has been written about the corporate governance issues at Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) by The Edge, it is not clear whether any action has been taken to address them.
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THE widely expected 25 basis points (bps) rate cut by the US Federal Reserve last month pretty much confirmed that low interest rates are here to stay.
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AMID the escalating China-US trade — and now currency — war, economists caution that the ringgit will suffer some collateral damage.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Research firms have maintained Malaysia’s 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) at 4.5% amidst continuous downside risks arising from the protracted global trade tensions weighing...
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Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd recently uploaded its audited financial statements for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY2018). What stood out is the development financial institution’s high gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — There will be downside risks to Malaysia’s economy in 2019 after recording stronger gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter (Q2), but a recession is not in sigh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orders from Apple Inc have been a boon to semiconductor players, due to the popularity of the company’s iPhone over the last decade, but with the declining sales of the smartphone, inv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In times of economic uncertainty, a weak currency may ring alarm bells, raising concerns that a soft ringgit will result in higher cost of living and dearer imports.
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Property market is nothing without a growing economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in the April-June period and it became the first South-east Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, dr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit rebounded sharply against the US dollar today as sentiment in the local market turned positive following stronger second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) resul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bursa Malaysia wrapped up the week mixed on the back of the better than expected second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia, today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ongoing trade disputes between the United States and China are projected to weigh on Malaysia’s 2019 baseline gross export growth by -0.5 to -0.8 percentage point (ppt),...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in April-June and became the first Southeast Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, driven by stronger ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the government will boost public investment activities during the current second-half period to support the countr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s external debt, which stood at RM931.1 billion or 61.3% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as at end-June this year, remains manageable.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia’s economy grew faster-than-expected in April-June and became the first Southeast Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, driven by...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Malaysia’s external debt, which stood at RM931.1 billion or 61.3 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as at end-June this year, remains manageable.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bursa Malaysia remained in the red at mid-afternoon as investors wait for further direction on the sectors to invest in following the better-than-expected second-quarter g...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The ringgit depreciated 1.5% in the second quarter against the US dollar in tandem with regional peers amid global and domestic uncertainties.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia’s external debt, which stood at RM931.1 billion or 61.3% of gross domestic product (GDP) as at end-June this year, remains manageable.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit depreciated 1.5 per cent in the second quarter against the US dollar in tandem with regional peers amid global and domestic uncertainties.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): There will be further liberalisation of the foreign exchange administration (FEA) policy effective Aug 30 to provide greater flexibility and efficiency for businesses in better ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): While the ringgit, in tandem with other currencies, has depreciated against the US dollar, Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said the weaker ringgit ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bursa Malaysia remained in negative mood at midday, as investors stayed on the sidelines, awaiting Malaysia’s second quarter full results and the first half gross domes...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at the midday break today, as regional markets steadied and Bank Negara Malaysia released firmer domestic economic growth data.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The Malaysian economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 from 4.5 per cent in the first, supported by higher household spending and private investment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — There will be further liberalisation of the foreign exchange administration (FEA) policy effective August 30 to provide greater flexibility and efficiency for businesses in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara announced further steps to increase market liquidity, ahead of an expected decision by FTSE Russell in September on whether to retain ringgit bonds in its index.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bursa Malaysia remained in negative territory at mid morning, as investors awaited the second quarter and first half gross domestic product (GDP) announcement by Bank Negar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The FBM KLCI remained lacklustre at mid-morning today as investors awaited Bank Negara Malaysia's announcement of Malaysia's second quarter 2019 gross domestic product growth da...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on Friday morning due to mild buying support, amid cautious market sentiment, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on Friday morning due to mild buying support, amid cautious market sentiment, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today morning due to mild buying support, amid cautious market sentiment, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bursa Malaysia opened lower today as investors await second-quarter and first-half gross domestic product (GDP) announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia this afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): CTOS Holdings Sdn Bhd’s unit, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd has launched ‘CTOS SME Score’ to provide an easy and universal assessment for creditworthiness for the small and me...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to hover at RM4.20 against the US dollar in the third quarter of this year (Q3 2019), before rebounding to RM4.15 by year-end, AllianceDBS Research said on THursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s consumer price index rose 1.4% in July from a year earlier, a bit slower than the previous month, government data showed.Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast for the index to climb 1.5% year-on-year in July, matching the pace in June.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): S P Setia Bhd is hoping that the Government will consider making the financing process more affordable for first-time house buyers, especially those who purchase a property to s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on the expectation of a better second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) to be announced by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) this Friday, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 ― Bursa Malaysia rebounded to opened higher today, buoyed by President Donald Trump’s move to delay imposing some new tariff on Chinese imports.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 ― The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on the expectation of a better second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) to be announced by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): UOB expects Malaysia to report a higher economic growth of 5% year-on-year for the second quarter of this year, compared with 4.5% in the first quarter.
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GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says Malaysia’s economic growth is expected to plateau at 4.5% of the GDP in the second quarter, continuing at the same rate of growth experienced in the f...
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It is a short week for several nations in the region with the Aidil Adha celebration on Aug 11 being observed with a public holiday on Aug 12 in Malaysia, Singapore and India.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to demolish its mint — Kilang Wang Bank Negara Malaysia building — in Persiaran Selangor, Shah Alam, and redevelop the site as part of its mint moder...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): After the aggressive interest rate cuts last week by a handful of Asian central banks that surprised the markets, there is strong expectation that more countries will follow sui...
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Following the introduction of e-KYC guidelines for remittance companies in 2017, Bank Negara Malaysia issued an exposure draft which expands similar e-KYC guidelines for money changers in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Bank Negara Malaysia is unlikely to follow other central banks in the region in lowering interest rates as a response to the ongoing US-China tariff war, according to finance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to demolish its mint — Kilang Wang Bank Negara Malaysia building — in Persiaran Selangor, Shah Alam, and redevelop the site as part of its mint moder...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After the aggressive interest rate cuts last week by a handful of Asian central banks that surprised the markets, there is strong expectation that more countries will follow suit in the ...
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THE Tokio Marine group’s move to acquire RHB Insurance Bhd (RHBI) is a prelude to the Japanese insurer paring down its shareholding in its Malaysian insurance business, sources say.
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ALLIANCE Bank Malaysia Bhd is looking to expand its unsecured loan portfolio, in partnership with Credit Guarantee Corp Malaysia Bhd (CGC), with an additional tranche of lending, industry sources say.
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GEORGE TOWN: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says the government’s targeted fuel subsidy plan for the B40 or lower-income group is being fine-tuned.
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A friend called. He said he has gotten involved with a financial product which has just started and as a friend, he must share with us.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Rather than worry about the effects of its two top warring trade partners on the global economy, Tun Daim Zainuddin said Malaysia should look for the silver lining in the Chin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Malaysia will for the first time, host the biennial International Statistical Institute World Statistics Congress (ISI WSC) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from Aug 18 to A...
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FROM 2011 to 2013, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak opened five accounts with AmBank Bhd, which were all — except one (a savings account) — coded to hide his identity.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 8 — Several economists said today having straight-A students does not mean they will be equipped with the right set of skills to make them employable in future.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): There is a possibility that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may opt for another rate cut by year-end after a 25 basis point cut in May, given the heightened prospect of a slower glob...
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AFTER years of being a Malaysia-focused bank, the AmBank group is considering venturing into the regional markets via digital banking.
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THE AmBank group has recently come under the media glare, as former staff testify in the ongoing trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in relation to misappropriation of funds at S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Foreigners remain net buyers of domestic bonds for the second month in July, recording RM5.7 billion compared to RM6.6 billion in June.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — There is a possibility that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may opt for another rate cut by year-end after a 25 basis point cut in May, given the heightened prospect of a slower g...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 7): National Economic Action Council member Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today suggested the formation of a special task force with combined expertise including academics to think ahead and com...
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PUTRAJAYA: National Economic Action Council member Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today suggested the formation of of a special task force with combined expertise including academics to think ahead and come up ...
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HOUSE prices in Kuala Lumpur have contracted for three consecutive quarters year on year, statistics from the National Property Information Centre (Napic) and Bank Negara Malaysia show.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Malaysia's gross international reserves rose to US$103.9 billion as at July 31, from US$103.3 billion on July 15, the central bank said on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened, following the escalating United States (U...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened, following the escalating United States (U...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened following the escalating United States (...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak refused to approve an official government-led delegation to Switzerland when RM3 billion belonging to SRC International Sdn Bhd was frozen by the Swiss g...
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Is today a buyers’ market or is it a sellers’ market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): The trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak involving the alleged siphoning of RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd into his account enters its 47th day today, with the defence to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): The trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak involving the alleged siphoning of RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd into his account enters its 47th day today, with the defence to...