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Winners of International FIU Codeathon 2017  (20 Nov 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia and Australia’s financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC, are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural International Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Codeathon 2017.

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Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Third Quarter of 2017  (17 Nov 2017)

The Malaysian economy grew at a faster pace of 6.2% in the third quarter of 2017

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Governor's Opening Remarks at the Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan (PPKM) Annual Dinner - "Of Perception, Sentiment and Reality"  (17 Nov 2017)

The theme of my speech will be a bit different this year. Titled “Of Perception, Sentiment and Reality”, it will be a bit longer than usual. I shall cover four parts; financial market review, factors that drive the level of the exchange rate, comments on ringgit exchange rate and interventions, and initiatives to build resiliency and liquidity for our market.

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Assistant Governor's Opening Remarks at the High-Level Malaysia - Sweden Fintech Seminar 2017  (16 Nov 2017)

It is my pleasure to welcome all of you to the inaugural High Level Malaysia – Sweden Fintech Seminar 2017. To our friends from Sweden and other countries, Selamat Datang to Malaysia.

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3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit 2017  (15 Nov 2017)

The 3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit organised by Bank Negara Malaysia in partnership with Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Indonesia’s Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK), will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 20 - 23 November 2017.

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Deputy Governor's Remarks at AIBIM Law Seminar on - “Practical Aspects of Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance Facilities”  (15 Nov 2017)

This seminar marks another significant step in fostering dialogue between Islamic financiers, Shariah scholars and the legal fraternity. 

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Heightened Security Measures by CIMB Bank Berhad to Safeguard Customers’ Transactions  (13 Nov 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) wishes to inform the public that we are aware of the incident involving the loss of backup tapes in transit by CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB Bank).

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Exposure Draft on Shariah Governance  (13 Nov 2017)

This exposure draft outlines the Bank’s proposals for enhancements to the existing regulatory requirements and expectations on Shariah governance for Islamic financial institutions. 

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Monetary Policy Statement  (09 Nov 2017)

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 percent.

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Featured contents recommended as reference

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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Museum and Art Gallery Bank Negara Malaysia

An informal and interactive venue for learning about the importance of numismatics, economics, Islamic banking and financial planning.

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