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Malaysia November inflation seen picking up to 1.6% y-o-y : poll

Malaysia November inflation seen picking up to 1.6% y-o-y : poll

 2016-12-20

Malaysia's consumer price index likely rose 1.6 per cent from a year earlier in November, slightly faster than the previous month's pace, a Reuters poll showed. The annual inflation rate had slowed...



 consumers, inflation


BNM urges govt to boost rakyat’s income to cope with rising living costs

BNM urges govt to boost rakyat’s income to cope with rising living costs

 2016-03-30

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has urged the government to be more aggressive in finding ways to boost the people’s incomes amid rising living costs. Deputy governor Abu Hassan Alshari Yahya said in ...



 Bank Negara, living costs, inflation, government


Narrow income disparities through reforms, says Zeti

Narrow income disparities through reforms, says Zeti

 2016-03-01

Asian central banks must introduce policies and reforms to address the widening income disparities to prepare the regional economy for the future. Bank Negara Malaysia governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz sai...



 economy, government, inflation


January inflation for Malaysia highest in 2 years

January inflation for Malaysia highest in 2 years

 2016-02-24

Malaysia’s inflation rate in January surged to the fastest level in nearly two years, but this is not expected to lead to any hike of the country’s benchmark interest rate. The consumer price i...



 inflation, economy


Country not in recession, GDP revised to 4-4.5 pct

Country not in recession, GDP revised to 4-4.5 pct

 2016-01-28

Malaysia is not facing an economic crisis nor a technical recession, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today. This is because Malaysia was not the only country that is experiencing ec...



 economy, investment, inflation, Malaysia currency (MYR)


Inflation to rise this year

Inflation to rise this year

 2016-01-21

It could moderate should crude oil prices continue to fall. Malaysians should brace for higher prices this year on rising public transportation charges, toll rates and the abolishment of electricit...



 inflation, Goods and Services Tax (GST)


A crucial year ahead

A crucial year ahead

 2015-12-29

2016 is going to be a very crucial year, especially for the country's political and economic development. The year will determine whether we are heading towards greater prosperity or are spiraling dow...



 economy, government, inflation


Property revaluation necessary to keep up with inflation, mayor says

Property revaluation necessary to keep up with inflation, mayor says

 2015-12-24

Property revaluation currently being carried out by Ipoh City Council (MBI) is necessary to keep up with the overall trend of rising prices, according to mayor Datuk Seri Zamri Man. He said the cou...



 inflation, property market, economy, Goods and Services Tax (GST), government


75 Per Cent Malaysians Unhappy With Costly Properties: Survey

75 Per Cent Malaysians Unhappy With Costly Properties: Survey

 2015-10-20

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 (Bernama) -- PropertyGuru's latest survey shows three out of four Malaysians are unhappy with the current property market, citing expensive properties and lack of government actio...



 Property market, Government, Goods and Services Tax (GST), Inflation, Malaysia currency (MYR), PR1MA


Economy remains on steady path

Economy remains on steady path

 2015-08-13

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the second quarter. Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz said the economy remains on a steady growth path. Malaysia remains ...



 Bank Negara, Economy, Inflation