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Malaysian Authorities Declare Regulatory Intentions for Crypto

As the world is increasingly embracing Blockchain technologies, Malaysia recently took a significant step towards the inclusion of Crypto and digital asset...
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Greatest Threat for Malaysian Banks - Property Loans

The latest report by Moody’s Investors Service has set off alarm bells over the direction of Malaysia’s financial system, after the ratings agency call...
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Virtual Banks Can Give Conventional Banks a Run for Their Money

The rapid emergence of virtual banks in the past decade has proven to pose existential threats to conventional banks around the world, forcing them to keep...
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Lazada to Sell Houses Online

Lazada Group will begin selling houses on its online shopping platform soon and is planning its next shopping festival, 12.12, to boost sales. As it is,...
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Airport REIT, Departure Levy Pose Potential Constraints, Says Mavcom

The proposed Airport Real Estate Investment Trust (Airport REIT) and departure levy could materially constrain the development of the Aeronautical Charges ...
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M-REIT Industry Set for More Growth

Malaysia's iconic and jewelled assets are in M-REITs. Rare an excellent proxy to the Malaysian EAL estate investment trusts (REITs) property market. ...
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Only 55% of Malaysians Pay Their Bills on Time, Says AKPK

Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) said that only 55% of Malaysians pay their bills on time, which is 25% below world average. AKPK chief e...
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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 had ...
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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 t...
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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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