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The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 23 July 2017following two consecutive months of strong net foreign fund inflows, RAM Rating
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 hours ago
following two consecutive months of strong net foreign fund inflows, RAM Ratings says. BNM releases strategy paper on VBI Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry, has released a strategy paper on Value-based... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BPA Malaysia weekly bond market report 23 July 2017and hotels (2.5 per cent) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 hours ago
and hotels (2.5 per cent) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2.2 per cent). On July 21, 2017, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) reported that the international reserves amounted to US$99.1 billion as at July 14, 2017. The... Read more
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The Star
Ringgit performance likely to be encouraging next weekKUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit's performance is likely be encouraging with an upside
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit's performance is likely be encouraging with an upside bias against the US dollar next week as Bank Negara Malaysia reaffirms the local note's steadiness, said RHB Research. In a note Saturday, RHB Research said, the central... Read more
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The Borneo Post
RHB-AMMB union will need to prioritise cost-cutting measuressuccessful and profitable, its integration road map will need to prioritise cos
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
successful and profitable, its integration road map will need to prioritise cost-cutting. To recap, nearly two months ago, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) granted their approval for RHB and AmBank to commence discussions for their proposed mergers. The... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM releases strategy paper on VBIKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic fin
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry, has released a strategy paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI) to articulate strategies to strengthen the roles and impact of Islamic banking... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM to hold financial carnival here Aug 4-6and services during a 'Financial Carnival' to be held at the Suria Sabah Mall f
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
and services during a 'Financial Carnival' to be held at the Suria Sabah Mall from 10am until 10pm from Aug 4 to 6. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Kota Kinabalu will stage the inaugural carnival at the Lower Floor and Ground Floor of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM releases strategy paper on VBIKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic fin
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry, has released a strategy paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI) to articulate strategies to strengthen the roles and impact of Islamic banking... Read more
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The Star
Foreign insurers planning RM8.57b of Malaysia dealsdidn’t immediately answer emailed questions. The central bank will continue to
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
didn’t immediately answer emailed questions. The central bank will continue to engage with the insurers on their plans, Bank Negara Malaysia said in a statement, declining to comment further. The deals would help extend a rebound in Malaysian... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Anwar says ready to help the RCI on forex losseson Wednesday welcomed the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on t
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday welcomed the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the foreign exchange losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in the 1980s and 1990s. Anwar said as the Finance Ministry tasked with the scandal at that time,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Action required to catalyse debit card usage in Malaysiacapita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
capita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped from 6.7 in 2013 to 3.6 in 2016. Recent Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) statistics and the MasterCard Online Shopping Study 2017 also show growth in debit card use at a... Read more
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The Star
Life insurance industry to chart high single-digit growth this yearwould help improve growth of the industry. The Life Insurance and Family Takaf
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
would help improve growth of the industry. The Life Insurance and Family Takaful Framework (Life Framework) introduced by Bank Negara Malaysia, had specified that term products be available through direct channels from Jan 1. This is to be... Read more
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The Star
Michael Chong: Money games cases only tip of iceberghappens," he said adding that the issue tarnished the name of the country as fo
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
happens," he said adding that the issue tarnished the name of the country as foreigners were also victims of such schemes. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has previously released a list of 334 unauthorised money game companies and websites known to be... Read more
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The Star
NGO calls for probe on Mahathir and Muhyiddin for conspiring to topple governmentto topple Najib but added that “I would not use the word ‘conspire’ but they ha
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
to topple Najib but added that “I would not use the word ‘conspire’ but they had the same objective" Commenting on the Bank Negara Malaysia Forex losses in the late 80s and early 90s, Ramesh wants passports and assets of all those involved in... Read more
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The Star
Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe 1990s forex lossesto the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the fore
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
to the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the foreign currency transaction losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia during the 1990s. The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement that the formation of the RCI was... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Forex losses: Commission of Inquiry gets royal consent’his consent to the formation of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the fore
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
his consent to the formation of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the foreign currency transaction losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) during the 1990s, according to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). In a statement yesterday, the... Read more
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The Star
Government announces RCI on 1990s forex lossesthe formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the foreign
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the foreign exchange (forex) losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia in the 1990s. The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement on Tuesday that Yang di-Pertuan Agong... Read more
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The Star
Bank Negara: Housing loan criteria review won’t resolve affordable housing issueoffered for PRIMA homes. - Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR: Access to financing is no
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
offered for PRIMA homes. - Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR: Access to financing is not the main issue in affordable housing, said Bank Negara Malaysia. The central bank, referring to media reports on calls to review housing loan criteria for potential... Read more
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New Kerala
Urgent Corrective Action Required to Catalyse Debit Card Usage in Malaysian Retail Industry - newkerala news #255006capita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
capita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped from 6.7 in 2013 to 3.6 in 2016. Recent Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) statistics and the MasterCard Online Shopping Study 2017 also show growth in debit card use at a... Read more
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New Kerala
Urgent Corrective Action Required to Catalyse Debit Card Usage in Malaysian Retail Industry - newkerala news #254990capita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
capita credit card transaction to per capita debit card transaction has dropped from 6.7 in 2013 to 3.6 in 2016. Recent Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) statistics and the MasterCard Online Shopping Study 2017 also show growth in debit card use at a... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia takes the lead in cutting unemploymentPlanning Unit (EPU) at the Prime Minister’s Department, Putrajaya. Skim Latiha
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
Planning Unit (EPU) at the Prime Minister’s Department, Putrajaya. Skim Latihan 1Malaysia was first established by Bank Negara Malaysia in 2009 as part of its corporate social responsibility programme before being absorbed into EPU two... Read more
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The Star
HLIB positive on Affin Holdings regulatory approvalsto its main operating entity, Affin Bank,” HLIB said. . Affin Holdings has rec
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
to its main operating entity, Affin Bank,” HLIB said. . Affin Holdings has received approval from the Finance Ministry and Bank Negara Malaysia to proceed with its proposed reorganisation. The reorganisation entails the transfer of Affin Holdings’... Read more
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The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 16 July 2017maintains OPR at 3 pct The overnight policy rate has been maintained at three
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
maintains OPR at 3 pct The overnight policy rate has been maintained at three per cent by the Monetary Policy Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia. In a statement, BNM said at the current level of the OPR, the stance of monetary policy is... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Coding Sarawak’s own digital economyto work closely with this agency if we want to transform Sarawak into a regiona
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
to work closely with this agency if we want to transform Sarawak into a regional hub. “Finally, we will need to work with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as this will have to do with e-payment innovations and security and we would need to see what can... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Inflation to normalise in second halfKUCHING: With Malaysia’s inflation likely to normalise in the second half of 20
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
KUCHING: With Malaysia’s inflation likely to normalise in the second half of 2017 (2H17), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is not expected to announce a rate hike for the remaining quarters of the year. This was hot on the heels of BNM’s Monetary Policy... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM maintains OPR at three per centLUMPUR: The Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) has been maintained at three per cent b
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
LUMPUR: The Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) has been maintained at three per cent by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). In a statement, BNM said at the current level of the OPR, the stance of monetary policy is... Read more
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The Star
Touch ‘n Go to introduce digital platform for retail activitySamsudin said the platform, currently called Touch ‘n Go e-Wallet, was undergoi
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
Samsudin said the platform, currently called Touch ‘n Go e-Wallet, was undergoing several evaluation processes by Bank Negara Malaysia before it could be introduced to the public. He said the name had yet to be finalised and there was a... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
AFG gets shareholder nod for listing status changecompanies. The group announced the exercise in September 2016, and had receive
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
companies. The group announced the exercise in September 2016, and had received approvals from the Ministry of Finance, Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission, and the nod from its shareholders. "At present , the reorganisation exercise... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
AMMB, RHB on track to end merger talksat the Credit Guarantee Corp Malaysia Bhd's Hari Raya open house here today. A
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
at the Credit Guarantee Corp Malaysia Bhd's Hari Raya open house here today. AMMB and RHB Bank had obtained approval from Bank Negara Malaysia earlier to begin talks for a proposed merger, which involved an all-share deal. Both parties had... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Four additional services to be GST zero-ratedor disputes that may arise," he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit,
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
or disputes that may arise," he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit, Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had introduced several measures to realign the US dollar-ringgit demand and supply levels. He... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia wields cheap currency to beat peers in export raceconsumption improving, the central bank is very, very likely to keep rates unch
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
consumption improving, the central bank is very, very likely to keep rates unchanged in the next six to 12 months.” Bank Negara Malaysia will probably hold its benchmark interest rate at 3 percent on Thursday, according to all 21 economists... Read more
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The Star
KLCI ekes out slight gains early Thursdayhigher in early Thursday trade, trailing again behind the key Asian markets, in
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
higher in early Thursday trade, trailing again behind the key Asian markets, in the absence of strong fund leads while Bank Negara Malaysia was set to announce its monetary policy statement later in the day. At 9.30am, the KLCI was up just one... Read more
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The Star
AMMB, RHB on track to end merger talksCorp Malaysia Bhd’s Hari Raya open house in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. AMMB an
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
Corp Malaysia Bhd’s Hari Raya open house in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. AMMB and RHB Bank had obtained approval from Bank Negara Malaysia earlier to begin talks for a proposed merger, which involved an all-share deal. Both parties had... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Banks must change to stay competitiveThailand would sign bilateral agreements by 2018. Othman said while the banks
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
Thailand would sign bilateral agreements by 2018. Othman said while the banks assumed their role, the government, through Bank Negara Malaysia and the Securities Commission of Malaysia, would also put in place necessary rules and regulations. -... Read more
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The Star
Najib announces four more services to be GST zero-ratedto address any ambiguity or disputes that may arise," he said. In regards to s
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
to address any ambiguity or disputes that may arise," he said. In regards to stabilising the ringgit, Najib said that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has introduced several measures to realign the dollar-ringgit demand and supply levels. According... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia announces four additional services to be GST zero-ratedor disputes that may arise,” he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
or disputes that may arise,” he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit, Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had introduced several measures to realign the US dollar-ringgit demand and supply levels. He... Read more
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The Borneo Post
PM: Four more services to be gst zero-ratedor disputes that may arise,” he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit,
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
or disputes that may arise,” he added. In response to stabilising the ringgit, Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had introduced several measures to realign the US dollar-ringgit demand and supply levels. He... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Ringgit expected to recover graduallyexternal debt of the nation. "The amount of excess liquidity, including repurc
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 12 days ago
external debt of the nation. "The amount of excess liquidity, including repurchase agreements (REPO), mopped up by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) fell in June. ""This was due to the drop in the central bank's interbank borrowings, repos and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM monetary policy to remain unchangedKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country's mon
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 12 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country's monetary policy unchanged, said an analyst. FXTM Vice-President for Corporate Development and Market Research Jameel Ahmad said considering the local economy's... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘BNM monetary policy likely to remain unchanged’KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country’s mon
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country’s monetary policy unchanged, said an analyst. FXTM vice-president for Corporate Development and Market Research Jameel Ahmad said considering the local economy’s... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysian company accused of being a ‘transnational crime syndicate’General’s Chambers, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Malaysian Anti-Corrupt
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
General’s Chambers, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Inland Revenue Board, Bank Negara Malaysia, Companies Commission of Malaysia, Immigration Department and the police. The task force is spearheaded... Read more
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The Star
Thai authorities accuse Malaysian company of being 'transnational crime syndicate'with eight local banks amounting to RM177mil which were linked to the company.
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
with eight local banks amounting to RM177mil which were linked to the company. The company is also being investigated by Bank Negara Malaysia under the Financial Services Act 2013 as well as the Companies Commission of Malaysia. According to the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
M’sian company accused of being “transnational crime syndicate”General’s Chambers, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Malaysian Anti-Corrupt
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
General’s Chambers, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Inland Revenue Board, Bank Negara Malaysia, Companies Commission of Malaysia, Immigration Department and the police. The task force is spearheaded... Read more
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The Star
Bank Negara monetary policy likely to remain unchangedKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country’s mon
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to leave the country’s monetary policy unchanged, said an analyst. FXTM vice-president for corporate development and market research Jameel Ahmad said considering the local economy’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mahathir's backing of Anwar for PM driven by 'panic' over forex probe: NajibMalaysian goverment taskforce said last month that it had found evidence of a p
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
Malaysian goverment taskforce said last month that it had found evidence of a possible cover-up when two decades ago, Bank Negara Malaysia suffered losses during a foray into currency trading. Najib added that it was "ironic that Mahathir now... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Central body needed to lead affordable housing: BNM Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for a central authority t
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 17 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for a central authority to lead, oversee and coordinate affordable housing initiatives for the country, to promote greater strategic and... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia's Bank Mandiri plans to start in Malaysia by year-endBank Mandiri Tbk president director and CEO Katrina Wirjoatmodjo said on Thursd
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
Bank Mandiri Tbk president director and CEO Katrina Wirjoatmodjo said on Thursday it was awaiting approval from Bank Negara Malaysia for it to commence the full banking operations in the country. In terms of capital requirement, he said... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Good drivers to benefit from motor insurance liberalisation moveamong insurance companies will also increase to serve their customer base bette
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
among insurance companies will also increase to serve their customer base better,” he said. According to a statement by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on June 30, the first phase of the liberalisation was introduced on July 1, 2016 and effective... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM calls for central authority to lead affordable housing initiativescourse of the dialogue, the key issues and challenges in affordable housing wer
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
course of the dialogue, the key issues and challenges in affordable housing were identified.— Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for a central authority to lead, oversee and coordinate affordable housing initiatives... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM calls for central authority to lead affordable housing initiativesBank Negara Malaysia. — Bloomberg file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysi
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
Bank Negara Malaysia. — Bloomberg file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for a central authority to lead, oversee and coordinate affordable housing initiatives for the country, to promote greater strategic and operational... Read more
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The Star
Will Bank Negara hike interest rates?THERE is a view emerging out there that Bank Negara Malaysia will have to raise
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
THERE is a view emerging out there that Bank Negara Malaysia will have to raise the benchmark overnight policy rate (OPR) by the end of the year or early next year. This view is premised on a strengthening economy, which usually means higher... Read more
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