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Discussion Paper on Responsibility Mapping (23 Feb 2018)
The Bank today issued a discussion paper on Responsibility Mapping which sets out its thinking for a framework relating to responsibilities of individuals holding senior leadership positions in financial institutions.Read More
On 21 February 2018, the Court of Appeal have convicted the company and the four directors of Genneva Sdn. Bhd. (GSB) for accepting deposits without a license and money laundering, offences under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).Read More
The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.6 billion as at 15 February 2018. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.1 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.
In 4Q 2017, total employment in the financial services sector, covering banking institutions, development financial institutions and insurance companies/Takaful operators increased by 0.3% to 164,885 persons (4Q 2016: 164,463).Read More
Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 19 February 2018 (19 Feb 2018)
The following are the Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 19 February 2018.Read More
The GDP figures underscore a trend where the economy is becoming healthier, with growth becoming more broad-based across sectors amid a firm trajectory.Read More
The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) would like to state that our member banks have received adequate supply of banknotes for the Chinese New Year comprising a mixture of new and fit notes. Our member banks have therefore, been exchanging a mixture of new and fit banknotes for customers.
Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Fourth Quarter of 2017 (14 Feb 2018)
The Malaysian economy grew by 5.9% in the fourth quarter of 2017.Read More
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in partnership with the World Bank Group today organised a Networking Event on Navigating the Affordable Housing Market in Urban Cities at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).Read More