Malaysia Base Lending Rate (BLR)

Base Lending Rate (BLR)

Kadar Pinjmana Asas (BLR









Overnight Policy Rate (OPR)

Overnight Policy Rate is an overnight interest rate set by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) used for monetary policy direction. 
The BLR is usually adjusted at the time in correlation to the adjustments of the OPR which is determine by Bank Negara Malaysia during Monetary Policy Meeting.


Table below shows the OPR changes since 2004 until 2011:
Date
Change in OPR (%)
New OPR level (%)
May 5, 2011
0.25
3.00
July 8, 2010
0.25
2.75
May 13, 2010
0.25
2.50
March 4, 2010
0.25
2.25
February 24, 2009
(0.50)
2.00
January 21, 2009
(0.75)
2.50
November 24, 2008
(0.25)
3.25
April 26, 2006
0.25
3.50
February 22, 2006
0.25
3.25
May 26, 2004
0.00
2.70