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Extra RM2.4 billion for affordable home, good news? (Only if…)

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and US / Dollar related

I agree with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng fully on this one.Article in TheStar here. American investment bank Goldman Sachs should return the US$588mil (RM2.4bil) in it was paid for 1MDB-related…

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HIGHEST since October 2008! Positive for the Ringgit, hopefully?

Posted in Malaysian economy and more

By the way, the strength of a currency SHOULD depend on the trade. The higher the exports, the higher the demand for our currency and the value should appreciate. It…

Oh dear, new RM28.63 billion of obligations for 1MDB?

Posted in Malaysian economy and more

These days, 1MDB is not that hot n issue anymore. It is now part of the new government’s issue. Recently, The Straits Times of Singapore reported that 1MDB’s debt obligations…

New taxes to pay debts; small kitten back to Asian tiger?

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and Personal Finance

GST has been zerorized. People seems to be happy and we could see that car sales hit record levels. Earlier article here. Some car companies had to work around the…

Abolition of tolls in 2-3 months. (The decision lah…)

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and Property, KL / Selangor

A long long time ago, our 4th Prime Minister asked a company to build the North-South expressway. Actually, no one knows if the company will be profitable when the expressway…

It’s coming… next recession. (not us but then again will affect us)

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and US / Dollar related

It’s not a prediction for Malaysia but then again, if it does happen to the largest economy in the world, it will affect us yeah. It’s only by how much. Article…

Unsold homes still growing… (Bad news right?)

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and Property, KL / Selangor

It’s hard to shake off the perception that unsold homes means a property bubble is about to burst. It really depends on whether there are still units which are priced…

Property market will have to depend on economy. How’s the economy?

Posted in Malaysian economy and more, and Press Releases (developers and more)

A positive sentiment is important for the property market. However, demand comes only when the people have jobs and for people to have jobs, the economy must continue to grow.…

Malaysian economy stays healthy, says Moody’s

Posted in Malaysian economy and more

Foreign funds would always try to invest in markets which are worth investing in. In brief, countries which are rated under the ‘Investment Grade’ by the international rating agencies. This…

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