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HSBC : BNM Unlikely to Further Cut OPR This Year
Malaysia’s economy remains sound and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is unlikely to further reduce the overnight policy rate (OPR) this year, says HSBC Privat...
Agrobank Lowers Base Rate, Base Financing Rate
Agrobank has reduced its base rate (BR) to 3.6 per cent and base financing rate (BFR) to 6.75 per cent. The decision was made after Bank Negara Malaysia...
BIMB CEO : OPR Cut Impact Is Just Temporary
BIMB Holdings Bhd (BHB) expects the impact from the recent cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) to be temporary. The Islamic banking group remains neutra...
Bank Muamalat Lowers Base Rate and Base Financing Rate
Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd is reducing its base rate (BR) and base financing rate (BFR) by 25 basis points from 4.06% and 7.06% annually to 3.81% and 6.81%...
RHB Lowers Base Rate and Basic Lending Rate by 20 Basis Points Following OPR Cut
RHB Banking Group said it has revised its base rate (BR) and base lending rate (BLR) by 20 basis points effective May 13, following the cut in the overnigh...
Will We Have the 2nd OPR Cut by Early 2020?
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will likely reduce the key interest rate for the second time in late 2019 or early 2020 if the country’s economic progression ...
Rate Cut to Have Little Impact on Property Sector
The latest overnight policy rate (OPR) cut is expected to have a negligible impact on the local property sector, in light of muted gross development produc...
Alliance Bank, BIMB Seen Most Affected by OPR Cut
Biggest losers would be banks with a high mix of variable loans and CASA, low non-interest income ratio and low percentage exposure to the overseas market....
OCBC Expects BNM to Stay Pat on OPR for the Rest of 2019
OCBC Bank expects that the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to stay pat on the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) for the rest of 2019, barring any significant major do...
OPR to Remain at 3% for 2019 - MIDF
MIDF Research expects no further change to the overnight policy rate (OPR) for the rest of the year on anticipation of less pressure from both domestic and...
Why OPR Cut Is Important Amidst Trade Tension?
The reduction in the overnight policy rate (OPR) is seen as a pre-emptive measure to ensure the country’s economic growth will remain sustainable, especi...
First Time in Nearly 3 Years, Malaysia Cuts Key Rate to 3%
The recent spike in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing is likely to have concerned policymakers at the bank. Many Asian economies, such as Indon...
Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) Reduced to 3% - BNM
On 7th May 2019, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to 3.00%. The ceiling and f...
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 ...
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...
BNM Likely to Revise OPR
Malaysia's stronger-than-expected growth for exports, manufacturing output, sales, as well as, greater inflationary pressure, could give BNM more impetus t...
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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