EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: BNM keeps OPR in final 2021 meeting

Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consumer woes. Here are five things you need to know today. 

1. The Monetary Policy Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia during MPC’s final 2021 meeting has decided to maintain the overnight policy rate at 1.75%. 

2. Investors should expect dividend suppression after the government announced the one-off Cukai Makmur. 

3. Bermaz Auto Bhd is expecting better quarters ahead as the economy recovers. 

4. Bursa Malaysia is warning Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd that it will suspend trading if the company does not file its FY21 annual report soon. 

5. Teleport, the logistics venture of airasia digital, expects to secure between US$50 million and US$100 million in funding by year-end.