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Business 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Returns from Malaysian bonds and sukuk still attractive

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s bonds and sukuk remain attractive for investors looking for value, says Bond Pricing Agency Malaysia (BPAM).

Business 18 Jul 2019 | 6:18 AM

Fitch affirms Malaysia rating at A minus with stable outlook

KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A-' with a Stable Outlook.

Business 07 Jul 2019 | 8:06 AM

Ailing ringgit bonds await lifeline from Malaysia policy review

KUALA LUMPUR: The case is growing for Bank Negara Malaysia to bolster the economy with another interest-rate cut -- and to provide some much-needed encouragement for inflows to the ringgit bond market.

Business 03 Jul 2019 | 8:36 AM

UOBAM expects better outlook for Malaysia’s stock market in 2h 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s equity market is set to perform better in the second half of the year with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) is expected to hover near the1,700-point level, said UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Bhd (UOBAM Malaysia).

Business 01 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Local bond market seen picking up

PETALING JAYA: Momentum is seen picking up in the Malaysian bond market after two consecutive months of foreign net outflows, while the local currency may face renewed pressure.

Business 12 Jun 2019 | 4:02 AM

Foreign selling of ringgit bonds slows down in May

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign appetite for Ringgit bonds remained lacklustre in May with RM4.2bil of outflows in May as the US-China trade tensions intensified, according to Maybank Investment Bank Research.

Business 07 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Bond market seen holding up despite negative news

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian bond market will likely hold up for now with the benchmark 10-year Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) projected to hover between 3.75 and 4.00 by year-end as investors adopt a wait-and-see stance in the wake of the recent negative newsflows.

Business 14 May 2019 | 4:45 AM

Foreign funds reduced MGS holdings by RM9.8b in April, MARC says

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign investors reduced their holdings in Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) by RM9.8bil to RM180.1bil in April – the lowest level since March 2017, Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) said.

Business 13 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Cut in statutory reserve requirement likely

PETALING JAYA: A cut in the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) may be in the offing if liquidity in the banking system is further impacted by foreign capital outflows amid the external headwinds and domestic uncertainties.