|GDP growth moderate in 2019, forecast at 4.4% [22-03-2019]|
|Malaysia’s domestic demand is expected to cushion against challenges of moderate export growth amid increased trade protectionism and slower Chinese import demand, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight: South-East Asia report. Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia's economy likely to grow at 4.9 pct this year : MIDF Research [20-03-2019]|
|Malaysia’s economic growth forecast remains at 4.9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) for 2019 given the upbeat performance of domestic and external trade sectors, according to MIDF Research.
In its research report on Malaysia Equity titled: 2Q 2019 Outlook, the research house said domestic economy continues to be>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia's financial sector resilient but large household debt needs monitoring ? IMF [13-03-2019]|
|Malaysia’s financial sector appears resilient with sound profitability and liquidity indicators, as well as low non-performing loans (NPLs), said the International Monetary Fund.
However, local authorities are encouraged to continue “close monitoring” of risks stemming from large househ>>>>>[Read More]|
|Our financial literacy yet to reach satisfactory level [12-03-2019]|
|Studies conducted by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the OECD International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE), the Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency and the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) between 2015 and 2018 show that the level of financial literacy among Malaysians has yet to reach a satis>>>>>[Read More]|
|MIEA calls boost to the secondary property market [06-03-2019]|
|The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) today calls on the government to spur the secondary property market by reviewing incentives, offered during the six-month National Home Ownership Campaign 2019, to be extended to first-time home buyers looking to purchase properties from the secondary market. A >>>>>[Read More]|
|Tourism Contributes RM84.1 Bil To Malaysia Economy [01-03-2019]|
|Malaysia’s economy was boosted with a total of RM84.1 billion in tourist receipts from the expenditure of 25,832,354 international tourists who visited Malaysia throughout 2018. Despite the slight decline in arrivals by -0.4% compared to 2017, tourist receipts contribution in>>>>>[Read More]|
|Slight growth in general insurance premiums at nearly RM18b [01-03-2019]|
|Motor continued to drive the local general insurance sector, which recorded a 1.5% growth, underpinned by the jump in car sales during the tax-free period from June to August.The General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM) said on Friday the industry recorded gross written premiums of RM17.92bil on the b>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysian palm oil price hits lowest levels since year began [28-02-2019]|
|Malaysian palm oil futures declined for a fourth day on Wednesday, falling to their weakest levels since the start of the year on expectations of weaker demand, a stronger ringgit currency and weaker related edible oils.
Gains in the ringgit, palm's currency of trade, usually make the edi>>>>>[Read More]|
|Housing Integrated Data System to monitor affordable housing market [27-02-2019]|
|The Ministry of Housing and Local Government has established a Housing Integrated Data System to help it identify the demand for and supply of affordable housing nationwide.
Its minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin told theSun that the ministry had encountered difficulties in obtaining information such as income levels by>>>>>[Read More]|
|Strong Economic Growth Dispel Deflationary Fears [26-02-2019]|
|Strong Economic Growth Numbers Dispel Any Deflationary Fears Following The 0.7% Year-On-Year Decline in the January 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Strong economic growth numbers, with the economy expanding by 4.7% in 2018, immediately dispel any deflationary fears following the drop in J>>>>>[Read More]|