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Recent news from the Bank

Renewal of Bilateral Currency Swap Arrangement between Bank Negara Malaysia and the People’s Bank of China  (20 Aug 2018)

Bank Negara Malaysia and the People’s Bank of China has recently entered into an agreement to renew the bilateral currency swap arrangement with a size of RMB180 billion/RM110 billion for a further tenure of three years.

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Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Second Quarter of 2018  (17 Aug 2018)

Private sector activity continued to be the primary driver of growth as both private consumption and investment expanded strongly during the quarter.

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Enhancement of Foreign Exchange Administration Policies  (17 Aug 2018)

Bank Negara Malaysia wishes to announce changes in the foreign exchange administration policies aimed at facilitating operational efficiencies and risk management by businesses and financial institutions.

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Financial Consumer Alert: List of unauthorised companies and websites has been updated.  (09 Aug 2018)

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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Governor’s Welcome Remarks at the World Bank and Bank Negara Malaysia Forum on Performance Measurement for DFIs - “DFIs of the Future: Maximising Development Impact”  (09 Aug 2018)

I would like to thank the World Bank for collaborating with Bank Negara Malaysia to organise this important event as we think deeply about the future of development finance, especially on how we can elevate the role of development financial institutions in Malaysia to achieve greater development impact. This is timely as the country is charting its future direction.

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 31 July 2018  (07 Aug 2018)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD104.5 billion as at 31 July 2018.

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23rd Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Governors' Meeting  (06 Aug 2018)

The 23rd EMEAP Governors' Meeting was attended by eleven EMEAP central banks and monetary authorities on 4 August 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

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The Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018 to be conferred on 3 October 2018  (06 Aug 2018)

Bank Negara Malaysia and the Securities Commission Malaysia are pleased to announce that the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018 will be conferred at a special ceremony to be held on 3 October 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.

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RINGGIT Newsletter (June 2018 issue) is now available for download  (06 Aug 2018)

RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and the Bank to improve consumer awareness on financial issues. The highlight for this month is "Keperluan Lwn Kehendak".

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Featured contents recommended as reference

International Technical Cooperation

Find out more about BNM’s international technical cooperation programmes for central bankers and financial regulators.

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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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Pembiayaan Mikro

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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Find out more about Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing

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RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and Bank Negara Malaysia. This collaboration creates greater outreach in our effort to improve the consumer awareness on financial issues.

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