• Issues  |  MARCH 25, 2015 8:00 AM

    Living with and managing debt

    We have discussed rising global debt, including that of world household debt. The situation is becoming dire. However the good news is that there are ways to live with, and manage debt if governments are willing to listen.

  • Issues  |  MARCH 24, 2015 8:00 AM

    Rising household debt worrisome

    Household debt was the prime concern during the global financial crisis, making the subsequent recession more severe and drawn-out than expected. However, it seems that lessons have not been learned, as household debt is growing rapidly in advanced and developed economies.

  • Issues  |  MARCH 23, 2015 8:00 AM

    World borrowing gallops ahead of GDP

    On the surface, the global financial crisis is a thing of the past. However, recent research by the McKinsey Global Institute has unearthed a new problem: mounting global debt is outpacing world GDP growth. How concerned should the man on the street be?

  • Issues  |  MARCH 17, 2015 8:00 AM

    1MDB probe should go beyond a mere audit

    In these four articles KiniBiz ponders Putrajaya’s order to the Auditor-General to look at 1Malaysia Development Bhd or 1MDB’s accounts. While a good step, is it enough? Jho Low has denied that he in involved in 1MDB beyond offering occasional …

  • Issues  |  MARCH 11, 2015 7:00 PM

    BNM report shows Malaysia rising to economic challenges

    The ringgit is significantly undervalued, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz said. Malaysian businesses therefore, looked closer to home for financing in 2014. The growth of household indebtedness moderated further in 2014 as annual growth of personal loans …