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Call for Public Feedback: Consultation Paper on the Proposed Amendments to the Money Services Business Act 2011 (20 Mar 2019)
This consultation paper outlines the proposed amendments to the Money Services Business Act 2011 (MSBA), with a view to enable more effective enforcement to stamp out illegal money services business (MSB) by unlicensed operators, and provide appropriate deterrents against non-compliances by licensed MSB.
RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and the Bank to improve consumer awareness on financial issues. The highlight for this month is "Transaksi Tanpa Tunai Yang Selamat".Read More
Phishing Attempts by Impersonating Email and Training Website from Bank Negara Malaysia (19 Mar 2019)
Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) is aware of an email being circulated purportedly advertising complimentary training programmes offered by Bank Negara Malaysia. The email also includes a URL that redirects to a website that claims to be Bank Negara Malaysia’s Training Portal.Read More
The online application for Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship 2019 / 2020 will begin on 16 March 2019.Read More
Enforcement Action Against Illegal Money Services Business Operators in Kedah and Perlis (08 Mar 2019)
On 7 March 2019, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) charged four individuals at the Alor Setar and Kangar Sessions Courts for conducting money changing activities without a license under section 7(1) of Money Services Business Act 2011 (MSBA), which is an offence under section 4(1) of MSBA.Read More
The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia increased to USD102.4 billion as at 28 February 2019.Read More
Monetary and Financial Developments in January 2019 (28 Feb 2019)
This monthly publication comprises the 'Monthly Highlights' report which features key issues surrounding domestic economic and financial developments for the month as well as the release of monthly data covering areas such as the consolidated balance sheet of the Malaysian banking system, financial markets, insurance and takaful, the external sector and other macroeconomic indicators.Read More
In accordance with the IMF SDDS format, the detailed breakdown of international reserves provides forward-looking information on the size, composition and usability of reserves and other foreign currency assets, and the expected and potential future inflows and outflows of foreign exchange of the Federal Government and Bank Negara Malaysia over the next 12-month period.