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44 Banks Want to Free You From the Hassle of Memorising Account Numbers
Some of you may have gotten a potentially questionable text from your banks—that your phone number might be integrated with something called ‘DuitNow...
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We May Have to Come Up With New Taxes, Says Dr M
Putrajaya may need to devise new taxes in order to pay off the country’s huge debts, according to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said there ha...
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Are Housing Loan Approvals Showing the True Picture?
As Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara acts to promote monetary and financial stability and ensures that we have a strong financial sector that supports...
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House Purchases: Need for Easier Financing Schemes
Bank Negara Malaysia should work out easier financing schemes for all property buyers instead of just focusing on first time house buyers and the Bottom 40...
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Impact Banking: Putting the Impact Back Into Islamic Finance
Getting arcane structures to be technically Shariah compliant has become a huge focus of Islamic finance, but a new initiative in Malaysia attempts to make...
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Malaysia August Inflation Pace Slowest in More Than 3 Years
With consumer prices rising at its slowest pace in more than three years, Malaysia's retail inflation was lower than expected in August official data showe...
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Putrajaya Committed to Raising Minimum Wage to RM1,500 Within Five Years, Says M Kula
Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said that the Pakatan Harapan government is committed to its 14th general election promise of raising the minimum wa...
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Buying and Selling Property With Cryptocurrency: Mainstream by 2020
Cryptocurrency is the enigmatic online currency that takes control out of the hands of the government. It is still in its infancy and, according to one exp...
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5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Without Ever Buying Property
10% of the top fortunes in America have been built in real estate, according to Forbes. Although major deals may require large degrees of startup capita...
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CIMB to Offer Lower Financing Rates for Hybrid Vehicles and GBI-Certified Properties
CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad have rolled out preferential financing rates for new hybrid vehicles and residential properties certified und...
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Ringgit to Exchange Cautiously Against US Dollar Next Week
There is a risk aversion at the moment following fears over the contagious effect from Argentina, Turkey and South Africa alongside the expected imposition...
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Economists: Malaysia More Insulated From Emerging Market Financial Contagion
The sharp plunge in the Argentine Peso (ARS) following the footsteps of the Turkish Lira (TRY) has raised concerns again about the risk of a contagion effe...
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Malaysia: Economy Off to a Good Start in Third Quarter
Industrial production grew by 2.6% year-on-year in July, surpassing the consensus estimate of 1.4%. With the slowdown in GDP growth, both exports and p...
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90% of Affordable Home Loans Are Rejected, So Here’s How Loanplus Aims to Help
From 2016 to early 2017, only 24% of new property launches were in the range of approximately RM250k, which indicates an undersupply of affordable homes, a...
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Singapore Leads Outbound APAC Investment - CBRE
According to CBRE's latest infographic, Asia Pacific's outbound investment trends are being led by Singapore. CBRE Executive Director for Capital Market...
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Malaysia Central Bank Holds Rate Amid Subdued Inflation
Malaysia’s central bank maintained its benchmark interest rate on the back of low inflation and tempered economic growth expectations for the year. This ...
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OCBC Malaysia Banks on Cautious but Continued Growth
Despite the expectation of this year to be a challenging one for banks nationwide, OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (OCBC Malaysia) remains optimistic about the fu...
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Bank Negara's International Reserves at RM104.5bil as of July 31
Bank Negara Malaysia’s international reserves amounted to US$104.5 billion as at July 31 this year. This was a marginal 0.096 percent lower than ...
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Better Recognition Will See Cryptocurrencies Grow
Industry players mooted that with better recognition from regulators, the cryptocurrency industry will see a more positive growth. Bank Negara Malaysia ...
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Banks Waive Fee for Instant Interbank Fund Transfer
In line with Malaysia's central bank policy, banks are now offering free Instant Interbank Fund Transfer (IBFT). Last December, Bank Negara announced i...
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