BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Morning Run  >  Morning Brief  >  Are Rate Cuts Really the Best Medicine?

Are Rate Cuts Really the Best Medicine?

Wellian Wiranto, Economist, OCBC Bank

05-May-20 09:15

Are

Ahead of Bank Negara’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, we discuss the likely outcome and outlook for the Malaysian economy with OCBC economist Wellian Wiranto. Contrary to street expectations, Wellian believes BNM could hold rates for the time being, as the loans moratorium reduces the impact of an interest rate cut. He also shares his thoughts on the impact of the Conditional MCO and the potential shape of economic recovery.


Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Lyn Mak, Wong Shou Ning


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  Bank NegaraMPCinterest rateseconomyoil pricefiscal deficitGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingEconomy, MarketsPolitics, News, Current Affairs

Business
Money

Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts




Play / Pause

Listen now : Cruise Control: Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

KC Wong, CEO, Credit Bureau Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Diver-sifying to Stay Afloat

11:05 AM

HerVantage

A Colourful Career

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

KC Wong, CEO, Credit Bureau Malaysia

2:05 PM

The Daily Digest

3:05 PM

Live & Learn

Parlimen Digital & Pushing For Gender Equality

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Is COVID-19 Sparking Thoughts of Suicide?

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

9:00 PM

Breaking Bread

Loh Yi Jun (junandtonic.com) | TBC

10:00 PM

The Pulse