Thursday, October 28, 2021


EPF says RM155.18 billion outsourced to external fund managers in 2020

The allocation, invested across both equity and fixed income instruments, represented 15.55% of its total investment assets.

Lockdown or not makes no difference to economy, says EPF officer

EPF chief strategy officer Nurhisham Hussein also says there is no trade-off between the economy and health.

Where i-Sinar went wrong

The economy should be stimulated through investments in areas that have been neglected, not through use of EPF savings in wasteful consumption.

EPF withdrawals could bring economy to ‘tipping point’, say economists

They say Malaysians are stuck in a 'survival trap' where the aim is simply to weather the pandemic and its effects on the economy.

EPF’s i-Sinar to allow those under 55 to withdraw from balance

The amount withdrawn will be subject to the account balance.

Ex-TNB president Amir Hamzah appointed as EPF chief

He replaces Tunku Alizakri Alias who had held the position since August 2018.

EPF withdrawals going to non-emergency spending too, survey shows

Electronic gadgets and investment in gold and stocks are some of the other matters on which people are spending.

8 million people can now withdraw from EPF under i-Sinar programme

All Malaysians will be allowed to make withdrawals from Account 1 of their EPF.

Replace EPF withdrawals with long-term sustainable measures

Withdrawals from savings should not be made an easy option for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis.

Seperti Anwar, Najib tetapkan dua syarat sebelum sokong belanjawan

Seruan Najib dan Anwar itu memberi gambaran mengenai hubungan politik kedua-dua pemimpin itu.

Short-term gain might be long-term pain, experts warn on EPF withdrawals

They say contributors, especially those from the lower income group, may have trouble replacing funds withdrawn now to buffer the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Govt okays EPF Account 1 withdrawals up to RM6,000

Withdrawals can be made for a year at RM500 a month.

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