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Maybank Revises Base Rate Upwards to 3.25 Percent
Maybank will be revising upwards its base rate (BR) to 3.25 percent per annum from three percent per annum and base lending rate to 6.90 percent per annum ...
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Putrajaya Proposing Lower House Loan Interest Rate, Even as BNM Hikes OPR
Putrajaya said today it will submit a proposal to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) proposing a lower mortgage interest rate, in a bid to reduce the overall finan...
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clock 26-01-2018
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First Syariah Alternative to Securities Borrowing and Lending Launched
Bursa Malaysia yesterday launched the world’s first syariah-compliant alternative to Securities Borrowing and Lending (SBL). Chief executive officer D...
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clock 14-12-2017
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Declining MGS Yields in May Makes REITS More Appealing
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are on track to see marginal earnings recovery this financial year, as a decline in Malaysian Government Securities (...
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Ringgit Extends Gains Against US$ Early Wednesday
The ringgit extended Tuesday's gains to open higher against the US dollar on Wednesday as more investors shifted their interest towards emerging currencies...
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clock 03-05-2017
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Foreign Purchases Slow but Steady on Bursa
MIDF Amanah Investment Sdn Bhd (MIDF Research) observed that foreigners took their foot off the pedal as the amount purchased in the open market – exclud...
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Rise in Property Loan Approval Is Not Sustainable
There are hundred of new launches and properties in the market. Hence, making these properties attainable requires strong monetary backing from the financi...
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BNM Governor: Malaysian Economy to Expand 4.3-4.8percent This Year
The country’s economy is projected to expand between 4.3 and 4.8 percent this year driven by domestic demand and support from the external sector, says B...
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clock 27-03-2017
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Invest in Property Now or Wait?
Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd believes the property sector is bottoming out but still lacks strong catalysts. The bank is advising investors to be selective ...
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clock 21-03-2017
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When to Buy a House Part 2
For many people, buying a house means tying one’s self to a monthly mortgage repayment for the next 10, 15 or perhaps 20 years. Houses are expensive item...
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clock 09-03-2017
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EPF to Bank on Private Market Investments
Malaysia’s Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) will continue to spend wisely the money entrusted to it by the people, according to its CEO Datuk Shahril Ri...
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clock 21-02-2017
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Malaysia to Register Better Economic Growth This Year
Economists believed the country’s economic growth this year will fare better than last year following the release of the gross domestic product (GDP) gro...
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Ringgit Opens Unchanged Against USD
The ringgit opened unchanged against the US dollar on the lack of market sentiment ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) announcement of its interest r...
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When to Buy a House Part 1
It has become the norm that apart from getting housing for homeownership, people are investing in housing for wealth creation. During the earlier cycles of...
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clock 01-02-2017
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The 4WS and 1H in Financing Your Home Purchase
1. Where to get financing First and foremost, you need to have some monies in your pocket before you commit to any home purchase. You need to provi...
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clock 31-01-2017
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Bank Negara Maintains OPR at 3 Percent
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has maintained the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 per cent. BNM said at the current OPR level, the degree of monetary ac...
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clock 23-01-2017
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Property Investment to Be More Popular Than Other Investments
Property investment would continue to be relatively more popular than other forms of investments in this country for 2017, said property consultancy firm, ...
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clock 19-01-2017
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BNM Measures Help Stabilise Ringgit
Several measures introduced by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in December last year have helped stabilise the ringgit and the central bank is ready to step in ...
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clock 18-01-2017
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Things Will Get Worse for the Malaysian Ringgit
Malaysia’s ringgit, one of Asia’s worst-performing currencies over the past year, has further to fall, according to BMI Research. One reason is beca...
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Malaysia Listed as One of the Best Places to Retire
Home to Asia’s friendliest people and offering unrivalled public transport, Malaysia has been ranked as the world’s sixth best destination to retire in...
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