|Mida: Total approved investments fall 28% [20-10-2017]|
A 41% plunge in the number of approved investments in the services sector dragged total approved investments in Malaysia, which fell 28.2% year-on-year to RM65.4bil for the first-half of the year.
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) said the approved investments exclud>>>>>[Read More]|
|MIER ups 2017 GDP growth forecast to 5.4% [19-10-2017]|
|The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) has revised upwards Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) to 5.4% for this year, driven by domestic and stronger external demands. Executive Director Dr Zakariah Abdul Rashid said on Thursday the revision was 0.6 percentage point high>>>>>[Read More]|
|Homes just aren't that affordable, Bank Negara tells Malaysians [13-10-2017]|
|Malaysia’s central bank has a response to those saying it needs to do more to spur home loans: houses simply aren’t affordable. Bank Negara Malaysia has created a website packed with data aimed at debunking the “myth” that access to financing was deterring home own>>>>>[Read More]|
|Small Homes, Better Lifestyle ? [13-10-2017]|
|As buyers, we are often feel overwhelmed with the staggering price tags on homes these days. We wonder why does owning a home remains as a far fetch dream for many in a country with a wealth of land, cheap labour and resources?
Turning our heads and attention towards smaller home seems to be a laughable notion for>>>>>[Read More]|
|Young Malaysians lacking in financial knowledge, need to start investing [13-10-2017]|
|Despite efforts by the government and private sector, young Malaysians are still lacking in financial knowledge, especially in investing.
Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin said for the young, the idea of saving in their Savings accounts, where >>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysians need financial planning to navigate turbulent times [13-10-2017]|
|Malaysians should have some form of financial planning to help them navigate through turbulent times and have a better quality of life, said the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM). Chief executive officer, Linnet Lee said those unable to understand how to undertake their >>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysians are poorer despite median salary increase, GDP growth [12-10-2017]|
|RECENTLY, it was announced that the median salary in the country has increased by 6.6%, from RM4,585 in 2014 to RM5,228 in 2016.
Like those previous announcements of 5.7% GDP growth in the first half of this year and the achievement of being 23rd in World Economic Forum’s competitive rank, the median salary in>>>>>[Read More]|
|Foreign firms allowed to re-domicile to Singapore from Oct 11 [12-10-2017]|
|SINGAPORE : FOREIGN companies can now transfer their registration from their original jurisdiction to Singapore.
This will allow foreign companies to re-domicile to Singapore, instead of having to set up a subsidiary here, reducing operational disruption to the company.
Such transfers are possible under the >>>>>[Read More]|
|Rental Growth in KL Soon to Exceed Rental Growth of Beijing and Shanghai [12-10-2017]|
|Rents of prime office space in Kuala Lumpur is projected to rise by 2.5 percent between end-2017 and the same period in 2020, according to Knight Frank’s “Global Cities: The 2018 Report”.
Although this surpasses the expected rental growth for Tokyo of 1.8 percent as well as that for Beijing (-0.2 >>>>>[Read More]|
|Here's why you can't afford a house, Bank Negara tells Malaysians [11-10-2017]|
Malaysia’s central bank has a response to those saying it needs to do more to spur home loans: houses simply aren’t affordable.
Bank Negara Malaysia has created a website packed with data aimed at debunking the “myth” that access to financing was deterring home own>>>>>[Read More]|