|Economists say Malaysian economy on right track [23-04-2018]|
|Praises by economists that the Malaysian economy is on the right track prove the allegations of the opposition purportedly that the nation will go bankrupt is untrue, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
He said Pakatan Harapan was the only organisation which said that Malaysia would go bankrupt.
|Is the worst over for property? [21-04-2018]|
THE Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) Property Market Report 2017, launched earlier this week, has revealed that things are finally starting to look up for the local property market.
While transactions have improved by 4% in the first two months of the year compa>>>>>[Read More]|
|2018 a better year for ringgit [20-04-2018]|
|The ringgit has fared quite well in the first quarter and after starting the year on a stronger footing, rally for the local currency is expected to continue for the rest of 2018.
Most analysts are also rather bullish on the ringgit&r>>>>>[Read More]|
|Housing Oversupply Worsened in 2017 [20-04-2018]|
|The supply glut of residential properties across Malaysia and their total value increased substantially last year, according to the latest data from the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH).
In fact, the Sun Daily reported that the number of unsold houses surged 67.2 percent to 24,738 units in 2017, wi>>>>>[Read More]|
| March inflation hits 20-month low [19-04-2018]|
|The country’s headline inflation for March receded further to 1.3% year-on-year (y-o-y), a 20-month low since July 2016, just ahead of a fiercely contested 14th general election on May 9.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) surprised on the downside as it came in below Bloomberg’s consensus reading of 1.6%.>>>>>[Read More]|
|Residential property sales improves, but overhang situation overwhelming [19-04-2018]|
Residential property transactions improved in the first two months of this year, but data released by the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) showed that the overhang situation is still overwhelming.
JPPH’s valuation and prop>>>>>[Read More]|
|Cost of living not the problem, low income is - MIER [18-04-2018]|
|The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) does not believe the cost of living in the country is too high, rather it is the nominal income of Malaysians that is “too low”, its executive director Emeritus Professor Dr Zakariah Abdul Rashid said yesterday.
Speaking at the MIER’s 23rd Corpor>>>>>[Read More]|
|Concerns about Malaysia's household debt: Moody's poll [18-04-2018]|
|The level of household debt in Malaysia remains a concern despite recent structural improvements, according to a recent poll conducted by Moody's Investors Service. It said on Tuesday that 52.4% of the participants at its March 21 “Inside Asean - Spotlight on Malaysia” confer>>>>>[Read More]|
|March inflation up 1.3% on-year but Klang Valley, Melaka exceed [17-04-2018]|
Malaysia's Consumer Price Index for March rose by 1.3% from a year ago, which was below a survey of a 1.6% increase, according to the Statistics Department. However, Selangor and Putrajaya recorded higher inflation at 1.6%, Melaka (+1.5%) and Kuala Lumpur (+1.4%).
|RAM Ratings expects inflation to climb to 1.6% in March [16-04-2018]|
|RAM Ratings expects March headline inflation rate to edge up to 1.6% in March due to an anticipated increase in the prices of food. It said on Monday the slighter higher consumer price index (CPI) in March would be due to food inflation, which temporarily dipped to 3% in February >>>>>[Read More]|