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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 15 September 2017  (21 Sep 2017)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD100.8 billion (equivalent to RM432.8 billion) as at 15 September 2017. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.7 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.

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Enforcement Action against Company Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking  (20 Sep 2017)

A joint raid was conducted on MGSB Berhad led by Bank Negara Malaysia together with the National Revenue Recovery Enforcement Team of the Attorney-General’s Chamber (NRRET), Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) and Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) on 15 September 2017. 

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Financial Consumer Alert: List of unauthorised companies and websites has been updated.  (20 Sep 2017)

The Bank has updated the Financial Consumer Alert list. The list consists of companies and websites which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by BNM.

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Response to Bloomberg article entitled “Malaysia reserve buffer seen by Moody’s as among the weakest in Asia”  (20 Sep 2017)

This is with reference to an article published by Bloomberg entitled “Malaysia Reserve Buffer Seen by Moody’s as Among Weakest in Asia” on 18 September 2017. The article presents an unbalanced and simplistic assessment of Malaysia’s international reserves adequacy, by focusing only on a rigid interpretation of two economic indicators.

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Governor's Opening Address at the Global Symposium on Development Financial Institutions - “The Way Forward for Development Financial Institutions”  (19 Sep 2017)

"Selamat datang” and a very warm welcome. Thank you for the opportunity to speak today at this important gathering to discuss the way forward for development financial institutions.

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Supplementary Notice (No.3) on Foreign Exchange Administration Rules Measures to Promote Development of Malaysian Financial Market  (11 Sep 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today issues the Supplementary Notice (No.3) on Foreign Exchange Administration Rules - Measures to Promote Development of Malaysian Financial Market (Supplementary Notice No.3)

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Teh Tarik Session with Governor at the Harvard PETRONAS Alumni event - “The Future of Finance”  (08 Sep 2017)

Thank you for inviting me here today to share my thoughts on the future of finance. The future is always a topic weighing heavily on the psyche of our nation, as we reflect on our transformation over the last 60 years, and what the future will be 50 years from now.

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List of financial institutions under the Appointed Overseas Office Framework  (08 Sep 2017)

In efforts to facilitate greater access by non-residents to the Malaysian financial market, appended is the updated list of Appointed Overseas Office.

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New Commemorative Coin ordering process successfully reaches out to more customers  (08 Sep 2017)

On 29 August 2017, in conjunction with the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games, Bank Negara Malaysia commenced the sale of commemorative coins through online ordering. 

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Financial Technology Enabler Group

The Financial Technology Enabler Group (FTEG) was established by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in June 2016 to support innovations that will improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial services in Malaysia.

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A sustainable microfinance scheme, where participating financial institutions offer microfinance products that are easy, fast and convenient to micro enterprises with viable businesses.

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