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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- While S&P Global Ratings has lowered its outlook on Malaysia, the government believes that its proactive response to the crisis due to COVID-19 is both timely and appropriate, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
KUALA LUMPUR: S&P Global Ratings expects large energy companies in South and Southeast Asia, including Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) to likely weather through low oil price and margins by tightening their financial policies.
PETALING JAYA: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) at “A-”. The agency has however revised the outlook from “stable” to “negative”.
KUALA LUMPUR: As the Covid-19 coronavirus ravages the global economy and puts millions of people under a lockdown, S&P Global Ratings estimates the economic storm will test the ratings resilience of the Asia-Pacific region's 20 banking sectors.
Despite the uncertainty over how long the Covid-19 saga will last, we actually have a precedent in the SARS outbreak where most countries were then on a path of economic stimulus for six months before a return to some semblance of normalcy. Here are some of the suggestions for the administration.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): The government’s big-check fiscal stimulus to bolster purchasing power and tourism- and trade-related industries amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak will reduce state revenue and raise debt levels, economists say. They have called for productive spending to support the economy.
KUALA LUMPUR: S&P Global Ratings expects the negative shock from the Covid-19 coronavirus – where the death toll in China has reached 1,770 -- to be severe but temporary and to be offset by a recovery starting in the last quarter of the year.
PRESSURE is mounting on the Pakatan Harapan government to prove its mettle after the country recorded its worst growth rate since the Global Financial Crisis a decade ago.
HONG KONG: The sizzling start to the year for Chinese company dollar bond sales risks fading as the coronavirus epidemic darkens investor mood.
PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani as an immoral act that is against the law, and compared it to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.