March 14, 2010
Hong Leong Bank,
With recent hike of Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Banks do not take a long time to raise BLR and BFR. The first bank to raise the BLR is Bank Simpanan Nasional.
BLR normally used in conventional loan package while BFR normally used in Islamic loan package. However, most of the time BLR & BFR figures are the same.
The table below show the latest BLR or BFR rate for most of banks in Malaysia as at 12th March 2010. This table is no longer maintained. The latest rates can be found on this page.
January 14, 2010
A credit card balance transfer is the transfer of the balance or debt in a credit card account to an account held at another credit card company.
Due to recent credit card tax imposed by government, many credit cards issuers is doing balance transfer promotions as part of their strategy to retain its customer. The credit card issuers are giving a great promotions ranging RM50 rebate per balance transfer to 0% interest free balance transfer. Actually this is great for customers. It will offer great saving for those who would like to use this facility.
If you have unsettle credit card debt, it is wise to do balance transfer in order to save the interest. With such a low balance transfer fee, it is certainly much better than personal loan to clear out credit card debt.
Below are list of recent balance transfer promotion.
January 13, 2010
Hong Leong Bank,
Do you know how big is Malaysian Banks in terms of their assets size, loans size or market capitalization? Which banks biggest & which one is the smallest? With the recent news that Hong Leong Bank going to acquire EON Bank, it is interesting to see the ranking of Malaysian Banks.
The table below shows Malaysian Banks ranking based on their assets size, loan size & market capitalization as at the end of 2009. International banks and non-public listed are excluded from the lists.