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PUTRAJAYA, August 22 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today predicted that Bank Negara Malaysia’s expanded eligibility criteria for its RM1 billion Affordable Housing Fund will boost first-time hom...
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Many are saying that loan approval is tough.
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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) 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: 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: 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 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): 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): 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 — 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: 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: The Malaysian economic growth has surpassed expectations, after a stronger gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 4.9% was announced for the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19).
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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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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng last week reiterated that Malaysia will achieve its fiscal deficit target of 3.4% of gross domestic product this year, noting how the absolute deficit figure for the firs...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government under the leadership of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is serious about implementing economic policies based on the needs of all people rather...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Kingdom is open to collaboration with Khazanah Nasional Bhd in the development of Malaysia’s new national car project to help the country realise its carbon emission goal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The United Kingdom (UK) is open to collaborating with Khazanah Nasional Bhd in the development of the new national car project (NNCP) in a bid to help Malaysia realise its carb...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has established the Trade and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC), which will play a crucial role in shaping the ministry's...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trade wars will not benefit any country in the long term, says International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trade wars will not benefit any country in the long term, says International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Malaysia will benefit from the trade war between US and China but such gains are expected to only partially offset the resulting losses, Bank Negara Malaysia has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal mustn’t happen again, Bank Negara Malaysia’s new governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is strengthening safeguards to avoid a repeat of the 1MDB scandal, Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said in a wide-ranging interview.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operations from China ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operati...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operations from China to sidestep higher U.S. tariffs.
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THE Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) strongly supports the announcement by Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus on the need for the establishment of a Consumer Cred...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Banks embarking on digital transformation must be willing to cannibalise their own business to become successful, according to a financial technology (fintech) commentator.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), together with the financial industry, is in the process of establishing a Financial Threat Intelligence Platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia sees fintech as a means to enhance competition, increase productivity and fundamentally change the way institutions provide financial services.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Platform will collate, analyse, and disseminate real-time information on cyber threats and trends, Malaysia central bank Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says in speech i...
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PETALING JAYA: In order to ensure that consumers are protected and treated fairly, Bank Negara is working with a number of ministries to make the Consumer Credit Act law soon.
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THE ringgit is expected to gradually recover and rally towards the end of the year aided by initiatives announced by Bank Negara Malaysia to address concerns surrounding the country’s foreign exchan...
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PERMATANG PAUH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) says Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia while forging ahead to tackle prevailing domestic issues.
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PERMATANG PAUH (May 25): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia while forging ahead to tackle prevailing domestic issues.
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PERMATANG PAUH (May 24): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia while forging ahead to tackle prevailing domestic issues.
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PERMATANG PAUH, May 24 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia while forging ahead to tackle prevailing domestic issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Malaysia could possibly see a fresh inflow of funds from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) following talks between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and ADB President Takehi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday announced several initiatives aimed at enhancing market efficiency, liquidity and accessibility in both the bond and foreign exchange (forex) markets...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy performed above expectations in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) and the country’s foreign investments staged a strong improvement, amid elevated external challenges. However, despite these positive developments, more warnings signs on the economy have begun to crop up.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has introduced six new measures that could potentially avert Malaysia’s disqualification from FTSE Russell’s World Government Bond Index (WGBI).
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Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says Malaysia’s economy expanded by 4.5% in the first quarter of March 31, 2019 (1Q2019), which was above economists' forecast of 4.3% underpinned ...
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Bank Negara is opening up a dynamic hedging programme for trust banks and global custodians on behalf of their clients effective immediately.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s decision to drop emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it tracks will not have a significant impact on Malaysia, says Bank Negar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s decision to drop emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it tracks will not have a significant impact on Malaysia, says Bank Neg...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's decision to drop emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it tracks will not have a significant impact on Malaysia, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) says Malaysia's economy grew 4.5% for the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), partly supported by a rebound in the agriculture sector as production improved...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The economy expanded by 4.5% at in the first quarter of March 31, 2019 (Q1 2019), which was slightly above economists' forecast of 4.3%, underpinned by services and manufacturing.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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PETALING JAYA: The debt management office (DMO) has been set up to review and reduce hidden government debt and liabilities, strengthening the fiscal position of Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Finance has set up the Debt Management Office (DMO) to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The Debt Management Office (DMO) chaired by the finance minister has been established in order to strengthen the government’s fiscal position.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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IF Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus was keen to join other central banks such as the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand at the dovi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Central banks in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines have agreed to expand the current local currency settlement framework in the region to promote trade by reducing ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Although Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said any adjustments to the overnight policy rate (OPR) do not suggest that there are risks to domestic economic growth, it is likely to be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says that any adjustments to the overnight policy rate (OPR) do not suggest that there are risks to domestic economic gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is neither entering a recession nor is it suffering from deflation despite tough economic conditions, Bank Negara says.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is bracing for the arrival of virtual banks, with some industry players expecting up to three licences to be issued by Bank Negara once the regulation for the industry is in place.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is looking at introducing a transaction limit for cash transactions in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) aims to come out with the virtual bank licensing requirements by the end of this year, says governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for a comprehensive reform of the country’s employment sector to attract quality investments that can generate more high-skilled jobs and offer be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus brushed aside growing concern about deflation arising from the drop in Consumer Price Index for two conse...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Banks are lending.
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This week, the focus will be on Bank Negara Malaysia’s assessment of the economy, as its 2018 annual report is slated for release this Wednesday (March 27).
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IPOH, March 6 — Firefighters continue to battle on the second day running a mountain fire that is said to be spreading at a height of about 500 metres in the Gunung Korbu Forest Reserve in Sungai Si...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will remain under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister’s Department (JPM), said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). It said speculations that TH would be ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) clarified today that pilgrims’ fund Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) remains under the purview of the Prime Minister’s Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 25): Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will remain under the authority of the Prime Minister’s Department, and not moved to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) as alleged by certain quarters.
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THE headline inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at an average of 1% last year, compared with 3.7% in 2017, and is expected to remain low this year, according to economi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to remain on the growth path driven by the resilience of private consumption and continuation of civil engineering projects, as well as the recovery fro...
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KUALA LUMPUR: All foreign insurers operating in Malaysia have about two more months to submit their plans on paring down their shareholdings in their local units.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate private investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Malaysian economy will continue to experience moderate growth this year, supported mainly by external demand and resilience in private consumption among others, says Bank ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate public investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The ringgit posted a better performance year-to-date, appreciating 1.5 per cent against the US dollar, although a dim outlook is expected going forward as external currencies wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Malaysian economy will continue to experience moderate growth this year, supported mainly by external demand and resilience in private consumption among others, says Ban...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The ringgit posted a better performance year-to-date, appreciating 1.5 per cent against the US dollar, although a dim outlook is expected going forward as external currencies...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara is requiring all foreign insurers operating in Malaysia to submit their plans on reducing ownership of their local units by early April this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit posted a better performance year-to-date, by appreciating 1.5% against the US dollar, although other currencies will continue to weigh on the ringgit's performance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Foreign insurers in Malaysia have up to early April this year to submit their plans to address the minimum requirement of Malaysian ownership in their businesses here, according...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The Malaysian economy is expected to see a positive growth moving into 2019, after registering gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7% in both the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q...
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KUALA LUMPUR: First-time house buyers are expected to enjoy 23 per cent less in monthly commitment compared to current financing schemes offered in the market with the official launch of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Fund for Affordable Homes initiative today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus has been named the Central Banker of the Year Asia-Pacific 2019 by the United Kingdom- based monthly financial m...