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Recent news from the Bank

Governor's Remarks at the Kijang Emas Scholarship Award Ceremony for High Achievers - “Growing Our Nation’s Best”  (26 May 2017)

Anugerah Kijang Emas yang diperkenalkan pada tahun 2005  bertujuan untuk memberi peluang kepada pelajar lepasan Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia yang berpotensi tinggi untuk dipupuk sebagai insan yang berwibawa dan mempunyai kompetensi dalam usaha negara untuk melahirkan kumpulan pakar dan tenaga mahir yang akan menjana pertumbuhan perkembangan ekonomi pada masa akan datang.

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Assistant Governor's Opening Remarks at the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (IERP) Annual Conference 2017 “Enterprise Risk Management – Harnessing Disruption”  (25 May 2017)

It is my pleasure to have the honour of addressing you this morning. I would first like to take this opportunity to congratulate the organisers for successfully gathering an array of distinguished speakers to share their broad-ranging and invaluable experiences.

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Governor’s Remarks at ASLI’s 21st Malaysian Banking Summit - 'State of the Industry Address'  (25 May 2017)

Thank you for the opportunity to speak again at the ASLI Malaysian Banking Summit. Around this time last year, I recall delivering the keynote address at this Summit after assuming the office of the Governor.

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Beware of financial scams promising unrealistic high returns  (23 May 2017)

Members of the public are advised to be careful before participating in get rich quick schemes.

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Financial Consumer Alert: List of unauthorised companies and websites has been updated.  (22 May 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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Governor's Keynote Address at the Malaysian E-Payments Excellence Awards - ‘The Dawn of a New Era in Malaysia's Payment Systems’  (22 May 2017)

This evening, we are recognising the contributions of the financial industry, businesses and government agencies to the country’s e-payment agenda. The achievements showcased by the award winners today reflect the broader innovations and involvement that we continue to witness in the payment space to make e-payments more convenient, cost-efficient and safe for users.

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Merger of MyClear and MEPS – Strengthening Malaysia’s Payments Infrastructure to Accelerate Migration to E-Payments  (22 May 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) wishes to announce the merger of MyClear and MEPS to form Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd or PayNet. PayNet will be the operator of shared payments infrastructures for the nation.

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Governor's Special Address at the Global Symposium on Microfinance - “Rethinking Microfinance Norms”  (22 May 2017)

It has been almost six decades since the economist John Kenneth Galbraith observed that few things are more evident in modern social history than the declining interest in inequality as an economic issue. Today, financial and economic inclusion is given priority as a policy agenda, as the global economy confronts an environment of rising income inequality and tepid global growth. 

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Deputy Governor's Welcoming Remarks at the Global Symposium on Microfinance  (22 May 2017)

In biology, the transformation of a species is said to happen in rapid bursts. Imagine an ecosystem of marine life along a shoreline. For millions of years, it can remain relatively unchanged. But an extraordinary event – such as a sudden move in sea levels – can alter everything quickly.

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