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Business 24 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

New rates framework unveiled

BANK Negara announced yesterday the much-awaited new interest rate framework that changes the way interest rates are calculated but will not lead to an immediate revision of deposit and lending rates.

Business 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Association of banks hails new interest rate framework

THE Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) has commended the new interest rate framework announced by Bank Negara Malaysia on Friday that came into effect immediately.

Business 27 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Smooth shift to new interest rate framework

THE banking sector achieved a smooth transition yesterday to the new interest rate framework, which uses the overnight policy rate (OPR) as its new benchmark for setting interest rate trends in the country.

Business 07 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

More efficient pricing of products

THE new interest rate framework recently unveiled by Bank Negara will benefit customers as it will facilitate a more effective and efficient pricing of financial products, according to Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd chief executive officer Shayne Nelson.

Business 28 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

No plans to raise BLR just yet, says SBB

SOUTHERN Bank Bhd (SBB) has no immediate plan to lower its base lending rate (BLR) but expects the new interest rate mechanism announced last month to raise the cost of credit for riskier borrowers as it better differentiates its customers.

Business 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

AmSecurities: Local interest rates to remain low

Domestic interest rates are generally expected to remain low till the end of this year and possibly through the first half of 2005 due to enlarged excess liquidity, says AmSecurities Sdn Bhd.

Business 18 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Zeti: No need to raise interest rate

Bank Negara does not see any need to raise the key interest rate as the economy is not facing any inflationary pressure.

Business 22 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bank Negara seen raising interest rates

BANK Negara may raise interest rates at the end of the month to keep inflation in check if Malaysia's economic growth picks up in the third quarter.

Nation 01 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Interest rate up

Interest rates are set to move up for the first time since 1998 after Bank Negara raised the benchmark overnight policy rate (OPR) by 30 basis points to 3%.

Business 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

RB Land teams up with developers in India

RB Land Bhd has teamed up with several housing developers in India, mainly in Calcutta, as it explores opportunities in the country's housing development projects.