Time to reconsider if buying a car that depreciates in value is better than buying a property that appreciates in value.
It is being held in bringing the government's commitment to help the people cope with the cost of living, especially during festive seasons.
'Overall inflation pressures in the US will remain muted and tweaking monetary policy won’t impact that.'
'Markets are considering on the possible breakdown in US-Sino trade talks.'
If the property options are good - features, size and location - this should be considered as a good piece of property is always a good hedge against inflation.
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The BoJ revised down its inflation forecast for the year to March 2021 to 1.3% from 1.4%.
Deflation tells us demand may not be robust enough and businesses may have to reduce prices to secure demand, which is not happy news for the economy.
Housing developers can now improve their cashflow issues and focus on their next projects.
Education Ministry to give its view 'at right time' on Bank Negara's finding that starting salaries are lower than in 2010.
Food prices have been falling across the region, driving down inflation and pushing up real interest rates.
It notes that growth has averaged above 5% over the past five years, leading to higher per capita income and reducing already-low poverty.
Headline inflation numbers in Malaysia actually tell us very little about the level of demand in the economy.
According to statistics, consumer prices rose 2.57% in February, the lowest since November 2009.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says a committee has been formed between the finance ministry and the domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry to study the matter.
Economists attribute this to lower transport costs.
Philippine president approves amendments to the central bank charter that would expand its powers, restore the institution’s ability to issue debt, and pave the way for additional government capital.
Bank Indonesia's target range for 2019 is between 2.5% and 4.5%.
Outcome of US-China trade talks due in March will have a great effect on market, it adds.
Philippine's central bank governor says policy responses will be data dependent, timely and appropriate.
The central bank says the latest indicators point towards sustained economic expansion, with domestic demand expected to remain the key driver of growth this year.
Inflation has been mild since the government scrapped the goods and services tax.
SERC projects economic growth of 4.7% in 2019 compared to 4.8% in 2018, lower than the government's projection of 4.9% for the year.
Government data shows that annual retail price inflation last month declined to its lowest level since June 2017.