Concerns about rising household debt and the introduction of a goods and services tax (GST), which came into effect on April 1, are likely to contribute to a cooling in the residential segment of...
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Economic Update | Malaysia experiences softer housing market
20 Apr 2015
Economic Update | Malaysia’s Petronas seizes bond opportunity
25 Mar 2015
State-owned energy firm Petronas has returned to Malaysia’s capital markets for the first time since 2009 with what is expected to be the first of several issues aimed at boosting its fiscal reserves...
Economic Update | Malaysian insurance to stay on strong growth path
26 Feb 2015
Rising domestic demand should drive growth in Malaysia’s insurance sector this year, despite economic headwinds, but the highly competitive market could see a further round of mergers as larger...
Economic Update | Malaysia gearing up for auto growth
26 Jan 2015
Automotive sales are set to accelerate in Malaysia this year with increased investment in production and greater emphasis on fuel-efficient vehicles, though a number of adverse factors such as a new...
Economic Update | Malaysia Year in Review 2014
31 Dec 2014
Economic growth will slacken in Malaysia at the end of the year, continuing into 2015 as revenues from oil and other commodities plummet, but structural reforms will help mitigate these effects as...