malaymail.com 30 Apr, 2021 10:15 am

BNM: Ample liquidity in local banking system in March 2021

BNM: Ample liquidity in local banking system in March 2021
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The local banking system has ample liquidity in March 2021 amid stable funding conditions, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said. The central bank said Malaysia’s banking system continued to maintain healthy liquidity buffers, with the liquidity coverage ratio remaining...

The central bank said Malaysia’s banking system continued to maintain healthy liquidity buffers, with the liquidity coverage ratio remaining strong last month at 145.On outstanding household loan growth, the central bank said it increased to 5.According to the central bank, domestic financial markets were affected mainly by external developments in March, particularly the rise in long-term US Treasury yields, which reached its highest level for the year at the end of the month amid higher growth and inflation expectations in the United States (US).1 per cent in February 2021.

5 per cent in February, as well as outstanding loan growth of 3.1 per cent in February, while higher loan disbursements were recorded for the purchase of cars and residential properties.

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